Galaxy Ace 3 - £150
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3
The Galaxy Ace 3 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on a version of Android Jelly Bean that has been augmented with Samsung's TouchWiz UI. It is a sensibly priced smartphone that offers some advanced tech such as NFC and 4G.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Galaxy Ace 3 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 42 out of 100.
The Galaxy Ace 3 has an estimated battery life of around 8 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1500mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Galaxy Ace 3 comes with 8GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 64GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 64GB of free cloud storage.
The Galaxy Ace 3 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. It is NFC compatible which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends and it can connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a smart TV or laptop) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Dual) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and has a built in 'S translator' that offers instant translation into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish. This phone comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube and other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is a well-equipped update to the Galaxy Ace 2 that boasts much of the functionality of some of the flagship devices, but at a more affordable price.