November 19, 2012
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Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Looking for a reasonably priced mid-range smartphone from a premium brand? The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is now finally arriving in Canada, through Bell and Telus.

Bell is already selling the phone in-store, though it isn’t expected to officially hit the carrier’s website until November 22nd. Meanwhile, Telus plans to sell the phone starting Wednesday.

Both carriers will offer the phone for $250 outright, though Telus will also give you the option of picking up the Ace 2 for $29 with a 3-year contract. As for color choices? There is both a black and white version, but Telus will initially only offer the white model.

The Galaxy Ace 2 might not be the most powerful device around, but not everyone wants a powerhouse. The Ace 2 is powered by a single-core 1GHz processor and has 1GB of RAM. Other specs include a 1500 mAh battery, a 5MP camera and a 4-inch display with a resolution of just 480 x 800.

Being just $50 less than an LG Nexus 4, is the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 worthy of your hard-earned cash? Honestly, it depends on what you are looking for. Not everyone loves LG and some people would much rather have a Samsung smartphone. That said, if you don’t care about the brand of a phone and don’t mind spending $50 more, the LG Nexus 4 is probably the wiser choice.

Any Canadian readers interested in getting their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2?

Andrew Grush
Andrew is one of the three Managing Editors of Android Authority, primarily responsible for the overseeing of US team of writers, in addition to several other projects such as VR Source and more. He loves tech, gaming, his family, and good conversations with like-minded folks.
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