Tips on Choosing Your New Samsung Galaxy Phone

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The Samsung Galaxy mobile phone collection has provided stiff competition for the iPhone. The only trouble is, with so many different models to choose from, how do you know which is right for you?

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The Samsung Galaxy Family

The Samsung Galaxy S4

The Samsung Galaxy S1

The Samsung Galaxy Ace


With various models available, there’s a device to suit everyone. Using the Android operating system, these phones offer a unique, high quality experience that goes well beyond making simple calls and texts. You can do practically anything with the Galaxy.

The Samsung Galaxy Family

Created by Samsung Electronics, the first Samsung Galaxy was introduced onto the market in June 2009. Since then there has been a huge range of follow up models, including tablets and the newest S Series phones. The S Series includes the high-end mobiles and they incorporate a huge list of impressive features.

Before choosing the right phone, you need to determine whether you’re looking for a feature rich smartphone or more of a simple phone with additional features.  A more detailed look at some of the most popular models can be found below.

The Samsung Galaxy S4

This model is one of the most recent and it’s also one of the more impressive mobiles available. There are some really advanced technologies used to make the S4 one unique and powerful mobile on the market.

With a 5 inch, full HD Super AMOLED display, the graphics on this mobile are incredible. The phone has actually been designed to make life simpler. Samsung has even made it healthier – the S4 has the ability to monitor your health.

Just some of the impressive features you can expect from the phone include:

  • 16, 32 or 64GB memory

  • Autofocus 13MP camera

  • Samsung Smart Pause

  • Air View

  • Google Mobile Services

Autofocus Camera

The Autofocus camera features zero shutter lag and flash. There’s also been a dual photo and video feature added which means you can take pictures using the front and back camera simultaneously and even add yourself to the picture afterwards.

Smart Pause

The Smart Pause feature is one of the most impressive developments with the S4. You can basically control the screen with your eyes. If you are watching a video and you look away, the video will pause so you don’t miss any of the action. As soon as you look back, the video will start again. You can also read emails and webpages without touching the screen. The mobile senses your eyes and automatically detects when you need to scroll down.

Samsung Air View

Air View lets you preview emails by simply hovering your finger above them. You can also use this feature to preview videos and your gallery. Using the air gesture feature, you can change to a different music track or accept an incoming call simply with a wave of your hand. These are just some of the features you can experience with this advanced and exciting mobile.

The Samsung Galaxy S1

The Samsung Galaxy S1 is actually the third series of smartphones introduced by the company. It was released in June 2010 and several versions of the device were launched. The most popular of these was the GT-i9000. This stylish touchscreen model uses an ARM Hummingbird 1GHz processor and it comes with either 8 or 16GB of flash memory.

Its main features include:

  • 5MP standard camera and 0.3MP front facing camera

  • Wi-Fi connectivity

  • Mini Sim

  • Upgradable to Gingerbread v2.3

  • Thousands of apps available

It may be one of the lower end smartphones, but at the time of its release, the Galaxy S1 was the first Android mobile to be DivX HD certified. It was also the thinnest of its kind, measuring just 9.9mm.

As well as the actual phone, you can buy a large number of accessories including cases, chargers, batteries and replacement screens.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace

If you’re looking for a slightly cheaper Smartphone, the Galaxy ACE could be ideal. It’s an extremely stylish phone with a small, elegant design. Many people find the Galaxy S3 and S4 a little too big. If you want a phone that’s easy to fit in your pocket, the ACE is ideal.

Some of the features you can expect from the ACE include:

  • 800 MHz processor

  • 3.5 HVGA screen

  • Access to more than 40,000 apps

  • 5MP camera

  • Interchangeable back panels

This smartphone takes you back to the days of the Nokia with its interchangeable covers. It’s a smartphone with a simplicity that will appeal to many users. The affordable cost is also a huge advantage if you don’t want to spend more than necessary.

Overall, if you want to be up-to-date and own a phone, equipped with the most recent hardware and software, you should definitely choose the latest representative of the Samsung Galaxy family. On the other hand, if you’d still like to hold a powerful device in your hands, but can live without the trendy newest additions to the phone’s functionality, then have a look at its predecessors.

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