Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 

Released October, 2013
  • Android 4.2.2
  • 4G
  • 4"
  • Dual core 1.2 GHz
Another useful widget is the bar at the top enabling you to quickly switch on/off the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, sync as well as increase the brightness of the screen.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Poor on the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy Ace is filled with the software required to become an all-round media hub but fails to back this up with accompanying hardware, since the handset's audio and visual abilities fall below the expectations of such an offer.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
6.9 Out of 10

PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

Performance

Processing power and speed

Galaxy Ace 3
8.9
BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Galaxy Ace 3
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Galaxy Ace 3
5.1
Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Galaxy Ace 3
6.5
Reviews from techradar.com, phonearena.com and gsmarena.com

6.9

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Galaxy Ace 3
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Galaxy Ace 3
2,169

Reviews Word on the street for the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3


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6.0
Helping redeem the handset's controls, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread-powered device's touchscreen base Android menu and back controls are a joy to use, with a large surface area that is highly responsive and helps provide a fluid user experience.

Overall

6.5 Out of 10

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Screen

Enjoying your footage on larger screens isn't a great experience at all.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Thanks again in part to the handset's sometimes questionable screen responsiveness, answering incoming calls via the Android standard swipe to answer method can take a couple of attempts.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Meanwhile the screen's Gorilla Glass layering helps protects against scuffs and scratches.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)

Apps

Webmail and email are easy to set up and are fast to pick up new messages.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
The Galaxy Ace also comes with a Social Hub app, which incorporates all messages you've received on different platforms including SMS, email, Facebook and Twitter.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Video and music files are stored in separate applications (gallery and music respectively), which means if you want to watch a music video after a music track, you have to come out of one application and into another.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)

Camera

Lacking a well-functioning dedicated macro shooting mode, the Samsung Galaxy Ace's rear-mounted camera struggles to focus when close to its target.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
More than capable of taking a selection of impressive images when given the correct lighting conditions, the phone's camera offers a choice of single or continuous shot modes, as well as smile-activated shutter and panorama shooting modes.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
A 5-megapixel camera was a strong offering on a mid-range handset when the Samsung Galaxy Ace originally launched a year ago.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)

Video

The Samsung Galaxy Ace is not the phone to be picking up if you want a dedicated video player on the go.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
While struggling at times on the imaging aspect of video recording, a pleasant surprise in the Samsung Galaxy Ace's bag of tricks was its abilities to capture strong, clear sound when shooting video footage, offering good directional absorption and the isolation of unwanted background noise.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Video files are arranged in date order in the gallery and play in landscape mode only.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)

Cpu

The processor couldn't keep up in January 2011, and now it struggles even more as apps become more data and CPU-intensive.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
In terms of base specs, the Samsung Galaxy Ace boasts an 800MHz single-core Qualcomm MSM7227 processor.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)
Largely due to the handset's restricted 258MB of RAM and 800MHz CPU, opening applications is a stilted affair, with a slight pause preceding the arrival of the desired programme and its content.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2013)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Size 4"
Resolution 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
PPI 233 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core
RAM 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB
Supported card formats
  1. SDXC
  2. SDHC
  3. SD

photo & video

Camera 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP
Flash Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G
Networks
  1. LTE Cat3
  2. LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
  3. LTE Cat 4 (150/)
  4. LTE (20 Mb/s)
  5. Unknown (150 Mb/s)
  6. UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
  7. HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
  8. LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 480 min
Standby time (3G) 22,176 min
Capacity 1,800 mA·h

form factor

Weight 120 g
Thickness 10 mm
Size 62.7 x 121.2 x 10 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes
App store Android Market
Adobe flash support No
App store size 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes
Supports NFC Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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