Galaxy Ace – Little Brother to the Galaxy S

  • SWYPE function
  • Reasonably cheap
  • Navigon mapping

Samsung’s Android-powered (v2.2 ‘Froyo’) Galaxy Ace smartphone has a 3.5-inch HVGA display is a 5MP camera, Social Hub, a 800MHz processor, Google voice search and ThinkFree document viewer – so you can be sure you have everything you need to stay connected on the go.

With Navigons turn-by-turn navigation, the Samsung Galaxy Ace transforms into a premium navigation device. Using Australian and New Zealand maps from Navteq, Navigon delivers 2D and 3D map views, turn-by-turn voice guidance, drive and walk modes and intelligent address search.

Keep on top of the latest news, entertainment and trends with the Samsung Galaxy Ace’s integrated messaging portal, Samsung Social Hub. This feature allows you to combine contacts and social networks, check calendars, plus manage conversations and activity across popular social media platforms in one, easy to manage inbox.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace is not just built for personal use, but also offers some business applications, such as Exchange Active Sync which synchronises email, calendar, and contacts and allows remote access.

To text or email using the Samsung Galaxy Ace, all you have to do is swipe your finger across the phone’s keyboard in one continuous motion and the SWYPE function will predict the word you’re trying to write.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace also comes with interchangeable black and white rear covers so customers can change the look of their phone.