Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 pops up in benchmarks, packs dual-core processor and Android 4.2.2



The long rumored Galaxy Ace 3 is still months away from being unveiled that doesn’t stop from emerging on GLBenchmark’s servers. The handset will reportedly sport a Broadcom-based dual core processor clocking at 1GHz coupled with a fairly low end VideoCore IV GPU which has is also used in the Galaxy Grand & Galaxy SII Plus.

The device now known as GT-S7272 will feature a WVGA screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Samsung’s own S-Apps and Touchwiz UX2.0 will naturally accompany the handset but we don’t expect too much premium features since it’s pretty much a scaled down Galaxy device.


The device may sound decent under the hood compared to the Galaxy Ace 2 (which packed a dual core processor downclocked to 800MHz) but the fact is that the latter used the NovaThor ST-U8500 with the Mali-400 GPU which totally trashes the Broadcom VideoCore IV in 3D performance. The reason behind this obvious SoC downgrade is unknown but we speculate that Samsung is further willing to slash the prices of their future products.

The rest of the specification sheet is still missing but the Galaxy Ace 3 might include 1GB of RAM, a MicroSD slot & 5Mp shooter with 720p recording. The display may be around 4.0-4.6 inches but that remains to be confirmed, the price will likely revolve around the €300 tag.