Samsung added another mid-range smartphone to its line of Galaxy devices today, announcing the Galaxy Ace 3 in an official press after releasing photos of the 4-inch handset leaked online a day before.
The Galaxy Ace 3 features a 4-inch WGVA display, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, microSD card support and a 1,500 mAh battery. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and also comes packed with a number of Samsung software features including S Translator, S Travel, Smart Stay, S Voice and Easy Mode.
Samsung is offering the Galaxy Ace 3 in three variants: 3G, 3G with dual SIM and a beefed up LTE version. The LTE-capable device is actually a little thicker and heavier than its 3G brothers (119.5 grams over 115 grams) and comes packing an 1,800 mAh battery, a more powerful dual-core chipset and 8GB of internal memory.
Samsung has yet to announce a release date or price for the Galaxy Ace 3 and it’s unclear where the handset will be available for sale. The company is may reveal more information on June 20 at a London press conference where it is expected to unveil the Galaxy S4 Zoom, which is rumored to pack a 16-megapixel camera, in addition to new ATIV products.