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Samsung Galaxy Ace Style First Budget Smartphone Running Android 4.4 KitKat and Galaxy S5 UI; Galaxy Core Prima, Core Max and Core Ultra Join Low-Cost Devices

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Source: Samsung

Samsung official announced the new Galaxy Ace Style which features Android 4.4 KitKat OS and Galaxy S5 UI in a budget smartphone. Moreover, it is a part of the all-new low-budget Galaxy series expected to be released around Q2 of 2014.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style

Samsung announced a new budget smartphone called Galaxy Ace Style but unlike its predecessor from Galaxy Ace series, it is a low-end handset. Users will find this device running Android 4.4 KitKat with Galaxy S5 user interface.

It is the company?s first budget smartphone featuring the latest Android operating system that costs from $276 to $413 depending on territory, variant and network carrier. Galaxy Ace Style sports 4.0-inches of display screen size with 800 x 480 pixels or WVGA resolution, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 4 GB internal storage, 4 MP primary camera and VGA secondary camera.

Since it is a low-budget smartphone, Samsung did not add a LED flash on the primary camera and hopefully the lens is good enough to capture decent images under low-light scenes.

Samsung will release Galaxy Ace Style in two variants ? single-SIM and dual-SIM ? and expected to match other low-end smartphones from Motorola (Moto G) and Nokia (Lumia series).

Other Budget Galaxy Smartphones

Galaxy Ace Style is one among four Galaxy smartphones registered at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Samsung recently applied for trademarks on the names Galaxy Core Prima, Galaxy Core Ultra, Galaxy Core Max and Galaxy Ace Style to open a new line-up of low-cost Galaxy handsets for 2014.

According to GalaxyClub, Samsung registered the three Galaxy Core devices as variants of the same model for different network carriers. But the Galaxy Ace Style may be an in-between model of Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Ace 3 with possible aka naming Galaxy Ace Neo.

Currently, there are two Galaxy Core smartphones expected to be released around Q1 of 2014 which was officially announced.


Galaxy Core Advance

Galaxy Core LTE

Android VersionAndroid 4.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2 Jelly Bean
Display4.7-inch TFT 480 x 800 pixels4.5-inch PLS 540 x 960 pixels
Processor1.2 GHz dual-core1.2 GHz dual-core
Memory1 GB of RAM1 GB of RAM
Primary Camera5 MP with LED flash5 MP with LED flash
Secondary CameraVGAVGA
Storages8 GB internal, up to 64 GB microSD card support8 GB internal, up to 64 GB microSD card support


Galaxy Core Advance was announced in December 2013 with 3G network compatibility while Galaxy Core LTE was officially unveiled in February 2014.

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