Samsung decided to rush a bit and announce two new phones before Mobile World Congress – GALAXY Ace 2 and GALAXY mini 2.
First of the two is a better device, sporting a dual-core processor clocking at 800MHz, 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen, HSPA and Wi-Fi connectivity, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus and flash, VGA front-facing one, GPS + Glonass, 1,500mAh battery and 768MB of RAM.
As for the Samsung GALAXY mini 2, it comes with a single-core 800MHz CPU, 3-megapixel fixed-focus camera on the back, 3.27-inch HVGA touchscreen, 7.2Mbps HSDPA and Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS, 1,300mAh battery and 512MB of RAM.
Additionally, both phones also boast Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5mm headset jack, standard sensors (accelerometer, compass and proximity), and 4GB of built-in storage that is further expandable with microSD memory cards. Moreover, in certain markets the GALAXY Ace 2 and GALAXY mini 2 will be offered with NFC chip to enable contactless payments.
The GALAXY Ace 2 will be available in UK from April, and GALAXY mini 2 will first hit France from March before being rolled out globally.