A recent addition in the Ace flagship in India has taken place in February 2012 and is called the Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos I589. As per the ongoing demand in the market, the phone supports the Dual Sim technology alongside the GSM as well as the CDMA. This completely new smartphone introduced by Samsung has a smooth rounded shape and an absolute elegant design. Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos Price is attractive at Rs. 13,490/- and has the Android v2.3 running in it as its Operating System and a processor of 800 MHz.
Following the success of Samsung Galaxy S as well as Samsung Galaxy S2, the high end cell phones designed by the Korean behemoth, Samsung decided to expand the range of their mobile phones having “Galactic” names, with this new creation of theirs, the Samsung Galaxy Ace. It touched down on the month of January in 2011 to include itself in the mid-level segment of handsets. Having the standard Android 2.3 version as well as a 800 MHz single core Qualcomm-MSM 7227 processor running at its heart, it has been priced attractively at just over Rs. 11,000/- and supports GSM Sim type only.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos I589 has this Dual Sim technology which allows the user to put 2 services at the same time into use, without the need of carrying 2 distinct mobile phones. It stacks up the service offered to the user by 2 different mobile phones into one. Great right!! But to your surprise, the list for this phone ends here. Though it supports only one Sim at a time, but the Samsung Galaxy Ace on the other hand has a sea of modern features such as being almost 8% slimmer than its rival, the Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos I589, making it a lot more fashionable to look at as well as make it easier for carrying in the pocket. Not just that, it is also 9% lighter.
The camera resolution of Galaxy Ace is about one and a half times better than the Ace Duos i589 and has a flash added to it. This also has a battery life around 113% greater than the Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos I589 which means that the trouble of charging the phone is much lesser.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace also has DLNA standard that enables sharing of videos, pictures and music over the WiFi besides enabling video streaming from the phone to a DLNA TV through WiFi.
Display – Both the phones are identical in this criterion with both possessing a TFT Color screen with 16M Colors and supporting the Capacitive with Multitouch technology in the screen of 3.2 inches with 320 X 480 megapixels. The Memory of both phones is expandable to 32 GB but the Galaxy Ace has a 158 MB in-built internal memory beside its unlimited phonebook memory.
Camera and Connectivity- Both the phones support GPRS, EDGE and WiFi with 2.0 version of microUSB. The 3G download speed of the Duos i589 is 1 Mbps opposed to Galaxy Ace’s 7.2 Mbps. The Camera of Galaxy Ace is 5 MP and features such as flash and Autofocus support unlike 3.5 Mp camera of Ace Duos without a flash.
Technical– Both the Samsung phones are identical in their OS and processors with Android v 2.3 and 800 MHz respectively. The Web browser of both the phones supports HTML properly. The Battery though varies substantially. The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos i589 has a 1650 mAH battery as opposed to the modern 1350 mAH Li-ion Battery of the Samsung Galaxy Ace. The Duos is able to offer just 300 hours of standby time but the Galaxy Ace supports 640 hours instead.Both the phones support GPS as well as accelerometer and compass sensor and have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack.
To sum up the only factor that goes along with the Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos i589 is that it supports the Dual Sim feature otherwise it falls short of its rival the Samsung Galaxy Ace in almost everything starting from design to battery life and even major multimedia features such as the camera resolution.So if, 2 Sim services is not the only priority, you should choose the old one, the Samsung Galaxy Ace at a price lower by Rs. 2000/- than its rival.