Considering this device was launched in June 2013, we think it looks a bit older than that – so that’s one way to tell is apart from other Samsung smartphones. Still not sure if you’re trading in the right handset? Here are more ways to tell.

Features and spec

Samsung’s Galaxy Ace 3 sports a bulky plastic design, and features a 4-inch 480 x 800 display. It comes with a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, as well as a VGA front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.
Need more clues? When it first launched, the Samsung Galaxy Ace ran on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and it didn’t go far from there. It’s also pretty sluggish due to the 1GHz dual-core CPU and 1800 mAh battery.
Trading it in for a better upgrade? Good plan. Check out the best place to sell your phone here.

Can I sell a broken Samsung Galaxy Ace 3?

Don’t worry if your Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is broken or damaged - many phone recyclers will still buy it. A phone usually counts as broken if it has:

  • a cracked screen
  • broken buttons
  • power issues
  • lots of chips and dents
  • a corrupt operating system

A broken Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will sell for less than a working one, and even less than a brand new one - obviously - but nonetheless, they’ll sell. Just make sure you’re honest about your gadget's condition and you’ll get the most accurate quotes. If a recycler receives your device but decides it is not in the condition they expected, they’ll send you a revised quote by email, which you can choose to accept or reject. Some will charge postage if you want your gadget back, though others will do it for free.

Can I sell a Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 with water damage?

Selling a water damaged phone is a little trickier, but some recyclers do buy handsets with water damage. Search for quotes on a broken Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 above, and check with the recycler if you're not sure whether it will accept a water damaged phone or not.

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