Australia’s Telstra Ships Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

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The almost a year old handset is put on Telstra Australia. Samsung unveils the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 available in Australia since its launch in July 2013. We are wondering why the handset has to ship now. However, the smartphone was availed via Vodafone in the Country months ago. Telestra is spotted selling the handset now on prepaid. It is an entry level Android phone with 4-inch display, Dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, etc. Amazingly it comes with 4G LTE support.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 hits Telstra Australia and no wonder why it’s selling out the handset with no upgrade in the specs-sheet. At least the upgraded model of Galaxy Ace 3 should have hit the coasts. If you are looking for an affordable Android phone in Australia, then you can go for it. It is priced for AU$249.

If the specs-sheet has already faded out of your mind, once again we are discussing its specs on board.
The entry level smartphone features 4-inch Capacitive touchscreen display having a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The processor in it is 1.2GHz clocked dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400. Ace 3 phone boards 1GB RAM, 8GB of inbuilt storage. For additional storage, it supports expansion up to 64GB using microSD card. The devoice measures 121.2 x 11.1 x 62.7 mm and weighs about 126.9 grams.

It is running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. In terms of imaging, the Galaxy handset equips VGA front snapper. On the backside it is accorded with 5-megapixel rear snapper with autofocus and LED flash to snap pictures and record video at 720p HD quality. On the connectivity-side, the Galaxy Ace 3 supports 4G LTE connectivity out of the box along with other usual options like 3G (HSDPA), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, microUSB, and NFC. It is backed up by 1800 mAh battery that offers 5 hours talk time and up to 250 hours on standby.

Though the smartphone is entry level and there is no much change in its specification yet it boards pretty decent features at a reasonable cost i.e. $233 US or AU$249. Moreover being an entry level smartphone it comes with 4G LTE connectivity. If you are in Australia then you can consider the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3.

There are several smartphone which deliver similar specs (might lack 4G LTE) at the similar price range. If you aren’t concerned about the 4G LTE connectivity there can be several other options available with you. But the fact is still unclear is that, why Telstra Australia is shipping the handset so late.

What do you have to say on this context or the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3? Share your views by writing in the box provided below. Do you think the cost is reasonable despite the handset arriving late?


Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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