Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung has been beefing up all of its smartphone lines over the past few months with the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and of the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 covering the high-end and mid-ranged smartphone markets.

Now, it seems its attention may be turning towards the budget audience again – the company has recently unveiled the Galaxy Pocket Neo and Galaxy Star, the Galaxy Young and the Galaxy Fame, and the Galaxy Win – following the rumored appearance of the Galaxy Ace 3 specs online.

Assuming the benchmark results on GLBenchmark are real, it looks like the third-generation Ace is being tailored for the budget audience, just like its predecessors were. With the phone seemingly being powered by a 1GHz dual-core Broadcom processor, 1GB of RAM and featuring a display rumoured to produce a resolution of just 480 x 800 pixels, it will certainly fit in alongside other budget phones.

But there are some rays of light for those looking for a more affordable Samsung smartphone. For example, the Galaxy Ace 3 is apparently going to be equipped with the very latest version of Jelly Bean (Android 4.2.2), NFC and offer users a 5-megapixel rear camera that will feature 720p HD video video recording capabilities.

Samsung has kept tight-lipped on the smartphone so far with no signs of an announcement or release date in sight. But with the Korean electronics manufacturer facing increasing competition from its Android rivals on all fronts, don’t be surprised to see the Galaxy Ace 3 to make the move from fact to fiction in the future.

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