Today Samsung has announced a new smartphone — GALAXY ACE DUOS which will be added to its line-up of DUOS devices. Ace DUOS is a GSM-only phone with “Dual-SIM always on” function, which allows your calls to be forwarded from SIM B to the active SIM A, so that you will never miss a call on the second SIM.
Samsung GALAXY ACE DUOS is an entry-level phone with a 3.5-inch HVGA display, runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread with the help of a 832MHz processor and 512MB of RAM. In addition the phone has a 5MP camera to never miss important events in your life, comes with 3GB of built-in memory storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microSD card slot up to 32GB, and a 1300 mAh battery.
On the software side Ace DUOS runs Samsung’s TouchWiz interface and it has native Samsung apps pre-installed like the ChatON, Swype and Social Hub.
The phone launches first in Russia next month followed by the rest of Europe, CIS, South America, South Asia, Middle East, Africa, and in China.
Always On Call with the Samsung GALAXY Ace DUOS
Stylish GALAXY Ace successor delivers Dual SIM flexibility with high-end performance and user experience
Seoul, KOREA—May 24, 2012—Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the new Samsung GALAXY Ace. Designed for users with active lifestyles who don’t compromise on style or convenience, the GALAXY Ace DUOS will be available from June starting in Russia and gradually rolled out to Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southeast and Southwest Asia, Middle East, Africa, and China.
Building on the success of the popular GALAXY Ace, the GALAXY Ace DUOS combines a premium design, high-performance features, and rich smart experience with a Dual SIM support system, allowing users to manage their work and personal lives with one smartphone. Users can also use the device to carry two SIM cards with different billing plans, switching when convenient or cost-appropriate.
“With Dual SIM convenience, enhanced connectivity, and performance features, the GALAXY Ace Duos delivers a sleek design and incredible features intended to provide consumers with a smartphone that meets their hidden needs.” said JK Shin President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung. “We continue to listen to our customers and lead them to a life extraordinary by expanding our GALAXY smart device range, which continues to gain traction as one of the most recognized and popular mobile brands in the world.”
The GALAXY Ace DUOS’s Dual SIM system maximizes communication flexibility by allowing users to manage two separate phone numbers on one smartphone. Samsung’s unique ‘Dual SIM always on’ feature automatically forwards calls from the phone number on SIM 2, even if a user is on the phone with SIM 1’s number. This ensures that a user can always manage their work and personal lives and never miss a call.
The GALAXY Ace DUOS builds on the GALAXY Ace’s style heritage. Sleek, compact, and ultra-modern, this is a device that complements the style. It encases a 3.5’’ touch screen that lets users view messages, multimedia, and Web content and scores high on performance. HSDPA 7.2 connectivity delivers enhanced browsing performance and fast content downloads with minimal lag-times, so users can balance personal and professional tasks with ease. Additionally, users can take advantage of the integrated 5MP camera to take and share stunning photos and videos.
In addition to its power and connectivity features, the GALAXY Ace DUOS delivers the rich, intuitive smartphone experience that users have come to expect from GALAXY devices. Samsung’s Touchwiz user interface lets users navigate the phone easily and fluidly. A 3GB of storage ensures users can comfortably store videos, music, and images on the go. And ChatON, Samsung’s communication service that connects users on any phone platform into a single community, ensures users are always connected with the content and contacts that matter.