Launched in June and scheduled to go on sale in the UK last month, the Galaxy Ace 3 has finally made it to the country and it will be available for purchase through multiple retailers starting today. Samsung will unleash the 4G LTE version in the UK, but there no mention if the dual SIM model will hit stores.
The Galaxy Ace 3 is the third installment in the popular Ace series. The device basically caters to the entry-level segment and it comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean along with the usual enhancements from Samsung including the TouchWiz UI, S Translator, S Travel, Smart Stay, S Voice, Easy Mode, Motion UI, Buddy Photo Share and ChatON amongst others.
The Galaxy Ace 3 measures 121.20mm x 62.70mm x 9.79mm and it tips the scales at 115 grams. Visuals are delivered through a 4-inch TFT touchscreen on the front that proffers WVGA resolution. Additionally, a VGA camera is located above the display for video calling. You’ll also get a 5MP rear snapper with LED flash.
The handset is bundled with a 1GHz dual core Cortex A9 processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of storage, a microSD card slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and GLONASS. On a single charge, the 1500mAh battery is capable of delivering 8 hours of talktime or 370 hours of standby over 3G.
The Galaxy Ace 3 from Samsung will be available in the UK through Carphonewarehouse soon, while it’s up for pre-order on Clove and Tesco at £240. EE has started offering the device in color options of black and white for free with plans starting from £25.