Samsung is launching the Galaxy Ace 2 and the Galaxy Mini 2 in the UK from April.
The two new budget devices are upgraded versions of their predecessors – the Galaxy Ace and the Galaxy Mini. Both will run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The Galaxy Ace 2 comes with a dual-core 800MHz processor, 3.8-inch, 480x800-pixel screen, 4GB of internal memory and a more powerful 1,500mAh battery. It also includes HSDPA connectivity, allowing users faster surfing and downloading.
The device also sports a five-megapixel camera on the back, with a 640x480-pixel video camera on the front.
The Galaxy Mini 2 offers an improved screen with a larger, clearer 3.7-inch, 320x480-pixel display and a three-megapixel camera on the back. The handset is just 11.9mm thick and has 4GB of storage on-board.
Both come equipped with Samsung's Hubs including the Social Hub, Games Hub and Music Hub, which lets users access 1.7 million tracks. The ChatON messaging app is also included, allowing instant messaging across all Android phones.
Simon Stanford, head of Samsung’s UK & Ireland telecommunications and networks division said: ‘The Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Mini have both been hugely successful handsets for us since they launched last year so we’re excited to be bringing our customers refreshed versions of both devices.
‘Anyone who buys one of these new devices will benefit from even more functionality, including improved processing speeds so they can quickly connect to and browse the internet when they’re out shopping, travelling to work or out with friends.
Both devices join our existing Galaxy family of smartphones again reinforcing our commitment to providing a smartphone for everyone.’
Price points and UK suppliers have yet to be revealed.