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Today is shaping up to be press release Wednesday. There’s been an abundance of Android devices announced on this hump day. Samsung has just introduced two new mid-range devices. The Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Mini is both official. The Galaxy Ace 2 features a 3.8 inch display, HD camera, Gingerbread and Bluetooth 3.0. The Galaxy Mini features a 3.27 inch display, Gingerbread, 800 MHZ processor and a 3MP camera. Both devices are slated for a European release in the coming months. Take a look at the full press release after the break for more information.

SEOUL, Korea – February 21, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced two new additions to the GALAXY smartphone range: GALAXY Ace 2, which will be available in UK from April, and GALAXY mini 2, which will be available in France from March before being rolled out globally.

 

Building on the market success of GALAXY Ace and GALAXY mini since their release last year, GALAXY Ace 2 and GALAXY mini 2 are ideal devices for users with active lifestyles who value individuality and style without compromising on performance or affordability.

 

“Launched in 2011, GALAXY Ace and GALAXY mini have been a huge success in the global market. Today, we introduce GALAXY Ace 2 and GALAXY mini 2 with upgraded features and services,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “Our goal remains the same—to continue to create new and improved mobile experiences that deliver something suitable for everyone. This is the hallmark of Samsung’s GALAXY range and what has made the GALAXY brand such a runaway hit with consumers around the world.”

 

Double-Engine Power, GALAXY Ace 2

 

GALAXY Ace 2 delivers efficient multitasking, lightning-fast screen transitions and high-quality graphics for even the most demanding applications and games. HSPA 14.4 connectivity provides an enhanced browsing experience and fast content downloads with minimal lag-times. Additionally, 4GB of internal storage ensures that films, photos and a whole array of personal multimedia content can be easily stored and taken out and about; a 1,500mAh battery adds to GALAXY Ace 2’s on-the-go performance for active, demanding use.

 

Enhanced Samsung Hubs and ChatON services ensure that users are never far from the content or social connections they care about. Music Hub allows one-step access to over 17 million tracks at anytime; Game Hub offers users the very latest gaming titles; Social Hub allows users to view their instant messages, social network and email communications all in one single inbox. Samsung’s ChatON service connects users with other phone users – across any platform – into a single community, providing easy multi-format instant messaging and group chatting.

 

Compact and Trendy for more fun, GALAXY mini 2

 

GALAXY mini 2 packs a real performance punch into its slim and colorful 11.9mm-thick casing. The 3.27” HVGA touch-screen enables high-quality multimedia viewing while maintaining the device’s portability.

 

The compact GALAXY mini 2 ensures comfortable Web browsing and easily handles the demands of the most resource-intensive applications. An improved 1,300mAh battery capacity also guarantees extended multimedia usage and longer chat sessions. 4GB of storage allows users to comfortably store videos, music and images.

 

Like GALAXY Ace 2, GALAXY mini 2 keeps users connected through ChatON and Social Hub, while Music Hub allows one-step access to over 17 million tracks at any time.

 

For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com.

 

 

Note to Editors:

 

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2 Product Specifications:

 

Network

 HSDPA 14.4Mbps  900/2100

EDGE/GPRS      850/900/1800/1900

Processor

800MHz Dual-Core Processor

Display

3.8” WVGA(480×800) PLS TFT

OS

Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Camera

Main(Rear): 5 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with Flash

Sub(Front): VGA Camera

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, VC-1, VP8

Playback/ Recording: 720p

Audio

Codec: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC, Vorbis

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added

Features &
Services

Samsung TouchWiz / Samsung L!ve Panel UX
 Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies / Samsung Kies air
Samsung Hub

- Social Hub

Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts, Calendar Sync

- Music Hub

- Game Hub

Samsung Hub Widget

- Music Hub/ Game Hub

Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Polaris
GPS/ Glonass

Connectivity

Bluetooth® technology v 3.0

USB 2.0

Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct

Sensor

Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, NFC (optional)

Memory

4GB User memory + 768MB (RAM)

microSD (up to 32GB)

Dimension

62.2 x 118.3 x 10.5 mm, 122g

Battery

Standard battery, Li-ion 1,500 mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 

Samsung GALAXY mini 2 Product Specifications

 

Network

 HSDPA 7.2Mbps  900/2100

EDGE/GPRS     850/900/1800/1900

Processor

800MHz Processor

Display

 3.27” HVGA(320×480) TFT

OS

Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Camera

Main(Rear): 3 Megapixel Fixed Focus Camera

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Playback: WVGA@30fps

Recording: VGA@25fps

Audio

Codec: MP3, Vorbis(OGG), AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB/WB, WAV, MIDI,

WMA, FLAC

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added

Features &
Services

Samsung TouchWiz/ Samsung L!ve Panel UX
Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies / Samsung Kies air
Social Hub

- Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts, Calendar Sync

Music Hub (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
GoogleTM Mobile Services

- Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Search™, Google Maps™,

Syncing with Google Calendar™

ThinkFree (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
A-GPS

Connectivity

Bluetooth® technology v 3.0

USB 2.0

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

Sensor

Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, NFC (optional)

Memory

4GB User memory + 512MB (RAM)

microSD (up to 32GB)

Dimension

58.6 x 109.4 x 11.9 mm, 106.8 g (NFC)

58.6 x 109.4 x 11.6 mm, 105.3 g (Non-NFC)

Battery

 Standard battery, Li-ion 1,300 mAh

All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 222,000 people in 205 offices across 71 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

 

Android, Google, Android Market, Google Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk, and Google Search are trademarks of Google Inc.

 

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