Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Duos (samsung-logands)

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Note Not to be confused with the LTE model, which has a Qualcomm SoC! (If you have a letter after the model number, you have the LTE model.)
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Duos
GT-S7272 running Xfce4
GT-S7272 running Xfce4
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy Ace 3 Duos
Codename samsung-logands
Released 2013
Category testing
Original software Android
Original version 4.2.2
postmarketOS kernel 3.4.5
Hardware
Chipset Broadcom BCM21664
CPU 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU VideoCore IV
Display 480x800 TFT
Storage 4 GB
Memory 1 GB
Architecture ARMv7
Type handset
Features
USB Networking
Partial
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Partial
WiFi
Partial
FDE
Mainline
Broken
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Audio
Broken
Bluetooth
Broken
Camera
Broken
GPS
Broken
Mobile data
Broken
Internal storage
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader
Broken


Maintainer(s)

Contributors

Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

  • Download mode: While the device is turned off, hold Power + Home + Volume Down, and confirm the action by pressing Volume Up thereafter.
  • Recovery mode: While the device is turned off, hold Power + Home + Volume Up.

Installation

pmbootstrap init # Choose samsung-logands
pmbootstrap install --android-recovery-zip  
pmbootstrap export
# Find installation .zip in '/tmp/postmarketOS-export' folder.
# Put .zip on SD card. 
# Boot into recovery mode
# Install .zip using recovery tool like CWM or TWRP.

WiFi

Wifi isn't working properly, there are two problems:

  • Broadcom Wifi kernel module isn't installing automatically.
  • Connection to Wifi doesn't work, only Wifi scanning is working.

see this comment[1] from MR for installing the kernel module manually.

Photos

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Duos motherboard Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Duos motherboard


See also