Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 gets benchmarked, more specs leak
According to a rumor that surfaced on the web two weeks ago, Samsung is getting ready to launch a new member of its Galaxy Ace series. Well, that rumor was on the right track, as it now turns out – a new Android smartphone spotted in GLBenchmark's database could very well be the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3.
This new device comes in two versions, known as the GT-S7272 and the GT-S7270. On a hardware level, these two appear to share a whole lot of similarities, so our guess is that one of them is the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 while the other is its dual-SIM variant.
As far as specs go, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core CPU paired with a VideoCore IV GPU. The SoC itself will be made by Broadcom, as the case is with several recent Android devices by Samsung, such as the Galaxy S II Plus and the Galaxy Grand. What the benchmark database also confirms is that the screen will have a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels. The screen size isn't being mentioned, but rumor has it that it will measure 4 inches in diagonal. Android 4.2.2 runs on the GT-S7272 while the GT-S7270 has Android 4.1.2 loaded on it.
Not a whole lot more is revealed by the Galaxy Ace 3 benchmark results, but we've heard that it will have 4GB of on-board storage, presumably expandable with a microSD card. A 5MP main camera, 1500mAh battery and Bluetooth 4.0 should also be on board. Last but not least, there may be four color variations of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, namely Metallic Black, Metallic Blue, Pure White and Wine Red.
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 on launch is allegedly set at around 300 euros, which equals to almost $400 – a bit too steep than we'd expect, but then again, the exact figures have not been confirmed officially. Chances are that we'll learn more about the upcoming device as its should launch in May or June at the latest.