Samsung's Galaxy Ace 3, which features a 4in screen, is now up for pre-order in the UK.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3
Samsung announced Galaxy Ace 3 featuring 4in screen.

Following on from Samsung's official announcement, online retailer Clove has confirmed it will be offering the Galaxy Ace 3 when it comes to the UK. Prospective buyers can place a pre-order for the new handset.

Clove is taking pre-orders for the SIM-free 8GB version of the Ace 3 at a suggested retail price of £239.99 including VAT. As of now, the black model of the device is on pre-order but the retailer has promised that the device will be available in both colour variants: metallic black and pure white.

As for the release, the retailer notes that the first stock of the Ace 3 is expected in early September.

The Galaxy Ace 3 is up for pre-order at Clove.

Carphone Warehouse, UK's largest independent mobile phone retailer, has also listed the device on its website. The retailer failed to mention price deals but notes the Ace 3 will be available sometime this month. Customers can register for updates.

Meanwhile, Handtec has also confirmed pre-order, with a note that stocks are expected soon. The retailer will offer the Ace 3 in both colour variants and these can be pre-ordered for £257.99 including VAT. Other retailers in the country have yet to reveal price deals.

Announced on 10 June, the Ace 3 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. It is equipped with a dual-core processor clocked at 1GHz. It has a five megapixel rear-facing camera and a VGA quality front camera. The handset uses a battery of 1,500mAh. Additionally, it combines several features such as S Translator, S Travel, Smart Stay, S Voice and Easy Mode. In terms of connectivity, it will be available in two different versions, 3G and LTE.