Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace Review

Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace Review

The smartphone smartphone company Samsung has finally decided to decided to make entry level smartphone for average mobile users who can not afford high end smartphones, so this time Samsung unveils an entry level smartphone named Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is equipped with quality hardware and mesmerizing experience of super AMOLED display. Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace review consists detailed which you need to know about the smartphone that you are going to get in hands. Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is packed with efficient 1.3 GHz Dual core processor,  mesmerizing 4.3″ super AMOLED display gives next level experience of touch, 512 MB efficient RAM is ready for accommodating your running apps. Further more Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is furnished with best 5 MP Auto focus camera on the back with addition of LED and 2 MP sharp camera for selfies on front. Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace connectivity is groomed with 3G Band, Bluetooth, WiFi and MicroUSB 2.0 port for data transfer and charging. In  Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Review we will try to unlock all the secrets related to the smartphone which will help you making a timely decision. Samsung Galaxy J1 ace completes with well managed 2000 mAh battery and Samsung promises to keep your alive for several hours on average use. The Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace price in Pakitan is 13,999 PKR.

Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace Price and Specifications in Pakistan:

Dimensions        130.1 x 67.6 x 9.5 mm
Weight        128 grams
Memory        512 MB RAM + 4 GB ROM (Expandable upto 128 GB)
OS        Android 4.4 KitKat
Processor         1.3 GHz  Dual-core processor

Spreadtrum SC7731

Mali-400 MP


         GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

         WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz

Camera          Primary: 5 MP AF with LED Flash

         Secondary: 2 MP

Display          Size: 4.3″ Super AMOLED display

        Resolution: WVGA (480 x 800)

        Pixel Density: 480 dpi

Battery         Embedded 3000 mAh, Li-Po battery
Features        SIM: Dual SIM

       WLAN: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct

       Bluetooth: 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP

       GPS: GPS, Glonass

        USB: MicroUSB v2.0

Sensors         Accelerometer, Proximity Senso
Price         13,999 PKR

Pros and Cons :

Pros :

  • Beautiful Design
  • Awesome touch
  • Super AMOLED display sounds good for an entry level smartphone
  • long lasting battery

Cons :

  • Packed with just 512MB RAM while other smartphones companies usually give 1 GB RAM with same price tag.

Design and Display of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Samsung is a renowned brand and always try to give a new design to its smartphone that make the distinguish among its competitor. This time Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is launched with elegant design with transparent and elevated corners, which helps to give strong grip in palm. the dimension measure (130.1 x 67.6 x 9.5) mm and display resolution is (480 x 800) pixels with 240 dpi. Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace has 4.3″ Super AMOLED display support 10 point capacitve touch. Samsung is famous for it amazing display and smooth touch, thus Samsung keeps maintain its tradition and launched a smartphone with Super AMOLED display.


Processor and  Memory of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

While checking the the processor and memory in Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Review. Samsung Galaxy j1 Ace comes with 1.3 GHz Dual core processor of Spreadtrum, chip-set model SC7731 is an average performing processor usually comes with entry level smartphones. The processor speed clocks between 1200~1300 MHz. the processor is paired with 512 MB RAM which will handle maximum two apps in at same time. While the available internal storage is 4GB which can be expanded up to 128 GB as Samsung promised. The processor can handle 3G services and support HSPA+, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth or connectivity. The processor is capable of making HD video and Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace took full advantage by provide a camera that makes video of 720p. The display graphics of Samsung Galaxy j1 Ace are controlled by Mali 400 MP GPU and used advanced Graphics API OpenGL ES 2.0.

Camera within Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is stuffed with true 5 MP auto focus camera supported with LED and 2 MP front camera for selfies. The cameras give good result but cant be expected more from an entry level smartphone’s cameras. The settings unit has many setting option that you can play with camera to set it for best photography experience.


Rear Camera of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is roll out with 5 MP autofocus camera on back with LED flash for resolving the low light issues. The camera is skilled of making HD videos of 720px resolution. The image captured with Samsung Galaxy rear camera has (2576 x 1932) pixels however the camera setting has an option for adjusting the resolution of  camera according to the choice of user. the camera has good results that one can expect from entry level smartphone.

Front Camera of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Lets discuss the the front camera in Samsung galaxy J1 Ace review. Our smartphone is equipped with 2MP front camera that enables you to capture the selfies with friends and family. The front can also make video recording for you. the image resolution measures (1600 x 1200) pixels.

Network  Connectivity of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace review has a section of checking the Network connectivity. Samsung Galaxy j1 Ace is 3G enabled smartphone. However 3G service is only available on SIM 1 the second SIM only support GSM band. Following are the frequency bands for Samsung Galaxy J1 ace Review. SIM 1 can handle 3G bands  HSPA+ (900 / 2100).

SIM1: 850 / 900 / 2100

SIM2: 850 / 900 / 1900

Battery Performance of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

There is 2000mAh remevable battery fixed underneath the back cover. the battery has good performance and long backup time. No doubt, Samsung galaxy j1 Ace has huge standby time and also works fine on 3G calls and browsing.

External Images of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

The external shape of Samsung galaxy J1 Ace is nice and sleek and length of smartphone is less give ease to carry in hands and easily manageable with single hand. The four sides of smartphone are covered with transparent plastic and edges are elevated. Right side has power button while left side equips volume keys, however the top side has audio jack and bottom side has microUSB port and microphone.

Interface of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace has user friendly interface, Android user will be quite familiar with it. As usual the home screen has custom icons of installed apps and home screen is compressed of multiple slides in grid view. There are some snapshot of interface that we have captured to share with you.

Antutu Bench marking of Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

Here are the result of Antutu bench marking for Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace. The smartphone scored 14,895 points that is pretty much good scored from entry level smartphone. It also shown the number of capacitive touch; which is amazingly very impressive 10 point multi touch screen, however the stability of processor has also checked and considered to be average stability.

Vellamo Bench marking for Samsung GALAXY J1 AceReview:

We have also checked the performance of browser, single core and multi core with Vellamo bench mark tool. in browser testing it got 1320 point which is more than enough from entry level smartphone. Further in multi-core and  single core testing it has proved itself to be the best choice for average smartphone user who use low budget smartphones.

Graphics and GPU performance of  Samsung GALAXY J1 Ace:

In GPU testing of Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace review, The smartphone graphics are handled with Mali-400 MP. The smartphone is able to run all kind apps and games smoothly because it has 46 fps that show it is also a gaming smartphone but unfortunately you will face some issue due to less capacity of RAM.

samsung galaxy j1 ace GPU

Conclusion for Samsung Galaxy J1 ACE Review:

Samsung GALAXY J1 ACE has 1.3 GHz Quad core processor, 512 MB RAM and 8 GB ROM and this is a good combination. The smartphones with the specs mentioned above are always reliable and have better performance in the mid-range smartphones. A smartphone with price of Rs: 13,999 with such great specs and convenient Android KitKat 4.4 is an affordable device at good price.

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