Samsung’s has just added another addition to the Galaxy line-up today in the form of Galaxy Ace 3. The new phone will come in 3G and LTE and depending on the variant, the Galaxy Ace 3 will come with a 1GHz dual-core processor, 4GB internal memory and 1500mAh battery (3G) and 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8GB internal memory and 1800mAh battery (4G LTE). Apart from that, the Android 4.2 running Galaxy Ace 3 will be equipped with a 4-inch WVGA (800×480) display, 1GB RAM, a 5MP camera with LED flash and 720p HD video recording, front-facing camera, dual-SIM functionality, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS. Full specs below.
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London, UK – June 10, 2013 – Samsung Electronics today announced a new addition to the popular Galaxy family with the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3. Building on the success of the previous Galaxy Ace series, the Galaxy Ace 3 boasts powerful performance with a 1.2GHz dual core processor built to perform data-intensive tasks faster and more efficiently than its predecessor.
Powered by Android™ Jellybean 4.2, the larger 4.0 inch display offers a brilliant viewing experience while playing games and watching movies. The 5-megapixel camera is equipped with exciting features, including Sound & Shot, Best Photo, and Buddy Photo Share to fuel your creativity and allow easy sharing amongst friends.
To provide a more intuitive user experience, the Galaxy Ace 3 comes equipped with several smart features including:
· ‘S Translator’: Gives instantaneous translations at any time, wherever you are
· ‘S Travel’: Provides guides and travel information for your next trip
· ‘Smart Stay’: Recognises when you are looking at the phone, and saves battery life when you look away by dimming the screen and powering down using advanced facial recognition
· ‘S Voice’: Offers voice command functionality
· ‘Easy Mode’: Brings a simple and intuitive homescreen mode for streamlined access to your top functions
Depending on the market, the Galaxy Ace 3 LTE version will be available in two different versions – 3G or LTE. The LTE version will be available in the UK.
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msung Galaxy Ace 3 (LTE Version) Product Specifications
LTE: 150/50Mbps 800/900/1800/2600 MHz
3G: HSPA+ 42/5.76Mbps 850/900/2100 MHz
1.2GHz Dual Core processor
4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) TFT LCD
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Main(Rear): 5-megapixel camera with LED Flash
Sub (Front): VGA camera
Sound & Shot, Best Shot, Best Photo
Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, WMV7/8, VP8, Sorenson Spark
Playback & Recording: 1080p Full HD decoding & 720p HD recording @30fps
Codec: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC, AMR-NB/WB
3.5mm Ear Jack
Music Player with Sound Alive
Services & Additional Features
– Readers Hub /Game Hub /Music Hub
Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
S Translator, S Travel, Smart Stay, S Voice, Easy Mode, Pop up play
Google Mobile Services
Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Places, Google Navigation (Turn-by-turn Navigation)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
BT 4.0, USB 2.0
Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
8GB Internal memory (*User memory approximately 5GB) + microSD slot (up to 64GB), 1GB RAM
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
A-GPS / GLONASS
121.2 x 62.7 x 10 mm, 119.5 g
Standard battery, Li-ion 1,800mAh
The phone will also feature some of Samsung’s software enhancements like S Translator, S Travel, Smart Stay, S Voice, Samsung Hub, Easy Mode etc.
Samsung hasn’t priced the 3G variant but the 4G Galaxy Ace 3 will sell for around 300 euros in Netherlands.
No information on release date, price or who will stock it but, as a good bet Carphone Warehouse will but we wait and see. And as soon as we know so will you.