Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Ace 3, the mid range Android smartphone which offers an attractive set of features and a Galaxy S4-inspired design. Ace 3 is the most recent device in Samsung’s popular Galaxy Ace line. The Samsung’s latest smartphone offers 3G (1GHz dual-core processor) and LTE (1.2 GHz dual-core processor) options along with the latest Android OS 4.2 Jelly Bean and some of Samsung’s latest software additions like S Translator, S Voice, and Smart Stay into its diminutive new phone.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Features
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 features a dual-core 1GHz processor (1.2GHz in the LTE version), 1GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash capable of recording 720p HD @30fps video, a VGA front-facing camera for video chatting, and a 4-inch WVGA (800×480) LCD display.
Measuring 121.2 x 62.7 x 9.8 mm, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 weighs 115 grams and sports a Li-ion battery of 1,500mAh. The Ace 3’s connectivity suite includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (single-band), Bluetooth 4.0, and A-GPS. The 3G version has a 1,500mAh Li-ion battery, while the LTE variant has an 1,800mAh battery.
Moreover, the battery has been bumped to 1,800mAh, making the LTE Galaxy Ace 3 slightly heavier at 119.5 grams. It’s a tad thicker, too measuring 10mm, as opposed to 9.8mm of the 3G variant.
8GB of built-in storage rounds out the LTE device, with user-accessible storage of 5GB. There’s 4GB in the 3G model with just 1.77GB of space. Their memory can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. Both the model offer 1GB RAM.
Alongside the 3G version of the Galaxy Ace 3, Samsung is also releasing an LTE variant for select markets. A dual-SIM version will also be available in some regions.
Release Date and Price
Exact pricing and availability are unknown at this point, the handset is expected to line up at Samsung’s June 20 launch event later this month. So far, Samsung has only confirmed that the UK will get the LTE model.