The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is surely the best among Galaxy series. It’s fast and solid. It has 3.5 inch screen size with 320 x 480 pixels screen display. It measures 114.7 mm, 62.5 mm and 11.2 mm dimensions in height, width and depth is simply superb. The weight is also lighter to just 114 gm. but, you may not like its plastic body type. Below the screen is a physical home key along with back and menu touch keys. And on the bottom of the phone has a USB/charging connector with a mouthpiece alongside it. On the top of the device is a 3.5 mm earjack whereas, the left side gives you volume controls and lanyard eyelet. The right side is left alone with just lock/power key there is no dedicated camera key on the phone. The overall construction of the Galaxy Ace Plus is great and it’s handy too.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus in-built runs on Google Android 2.3 gingerbread, which is upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a powerful Dual Core 1 GHz cortex A-9 processor supported by 512 MB RAM. When tested, the browsing on this interface with power packed processor and 512 RAM was a great experience with fun. The speed was good when on 3G but multitasking and swapping applications was not smoother.
To ensure that you never miss your fun while experiencing Galaxy Ace Plus, Samsung has used standard Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery. And when tested, battery performed admirable results on 2G and above average on 3G. The stand by time delivered was up to 650 hours on 2G and up to 400 hours when on 3G whereas, the talk time was up to 10 hours on 2G and up to 7 hours on 3G. So, we can say that Samsung galaxy Ace Plus ensures you good battery results.
Galaxy Ace Plus comes with tremendous 5.0 mega-pixels main camera with auto focus and LED flash. It has 3X digital zoom. The camera quality of Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is great. When tested, the outdoor images captured were rich and clearer in colors and the camera worked quickly and hardly took a second to be ready for next image. The Galaxy Ace Plus camera supports JPEG, PNG, GIF, WBMP, BMP and AGIF image type. The indoor shoots were even good. The Galaxy Ace Plus camera has a 2592×1944 pixels image resolution. But, it lacks with front camera.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is rich in aspect of memory space too. In built it gives you 4 GB of memory with a micro SD card space of up to 32 GB more with support of 512 MB RAM. Surely, this can be the key for many people who love to keep their favorite playlist of audio/video with them.
Despite its slim in look, the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus has not compromised with its voice/sound quality. The sound quality when tested was good with headphones and even when on speaker mode. The Touch Wiz music player is multi functional, the sound enhancing DNSe technology and 5.1 channel virtualization gives you better music output. Samsung Galaxy ACE PLUS supports MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WMA, WAV, MID, AC3, IMY, FLAC and XMF audio formats. Like other galaxy phone, Galaxy ACE PLUS also has a Stereo FM radio with RDS. The video quality of this phone is wonderful. It features 1080 pixels full HD recording and playback at 30 frames per second. The video call quality from 2 megapixels front facing camera is good but the sound quality drops down if you hold it at a hand’s distance. It supports MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX andVC-1 video formats. When tested, the video captured from the camera was really superior quality and gave 720p HD resolution.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is pre loaded with powerful features in-built. It features Social Hub and Music Hub. The Social Hub includes all major social sites like, Facebook, twitter, You Tube, Linked In and many more. The Music Hub is available in only 32 countries in Europe and N.America which allows you to access the world of 13 million tracks of songs. Galaxy Ace Plus is featured with Samsung Kies 2.0 and Kies air. And the much hyped ChatOn service enables single and multi-person conversations, multimedia file sharing and even more. The newly introduced Kies 2.0 enables the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus to sync with a computer using a Wi-Fi network for PIM backup, subscribing to contents, and multimedia contents sharing. And with the Samsung Kies air you can connect with any browser’s address bar without a Kies program through the web browser to manage all sorts of information and multimedia contents on a larger screen. It also is embedded with new mass Android Lite UX.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is certainly a promising in this price range and segment. It offers you long list of in-built features/applications that exist in all latest Android phones. Its 3.5 inch screen is amazing and offers great display. The powerful processor and RAM gives you hassle free browsing experience. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is a good Smartphone in almost all aspects but its slim and plastic body is not good on security basis. We give this phone three and half star rating.