Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 in the Works, 4-inch Android Jelly Bean Affordable Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is a new affordable model that is supposed to replace the current Galaxy Ace 2 later this summer. Even though the South Korea-based company launched Galaxy Fame and Galaxy Young, two smartphones aiming to attract the youths, it seems that Samsung will also continue the Ace line-up with a new model.

Just like the two aforementioned models, in order to attract as many customers as possible, Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will reportedly come in four body colors: Metallic Black, Metallic Blue, Pure White and Wine Red.

The folks at Sammobile write that the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will sport a 4-inch display, slightly bigger than the 3.8-inch touch panel of the current model, but they are not mentioning anything about the resolution. Probably, considering that the Galaxy Ace 3 is supposed to be an affordable model, Samsung will keep the 480 x 800 pixels resolution, you will also find on smartphones with bigger screens, like Samsung Galaxy Express.

As about the camera, Samsung might actually use the same 5 megapixel sensor placed on the back of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, capable of recording 720p HD videos at 30 fps. Even though is not confirmed yet, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 might also come with a secondary camera for video calls.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will be equipped with a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, an upgrade when compared to the current 800 MHz unit used for the Ace 2. The new smartphone will come with 4 GB of internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 1,500 mAh battery. Reports say that Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will run Android Jelly Bean, most likely 4.1 version.

The new Ace 3 model might also receive a dual-SIM variant, codenamed Samsung GT-S7272, sometime in late May or early June. It is rumored that the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will dual-SIM support will have a price of €300, while the price for the single SIM variant will be slightly smaller.