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HTC Desire C vs Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

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HTC Desire C Remove phone

Posted: 15 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Ace 2 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.0.3) Sense 4 UIAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI
Dimensions4.22 x 2.39 x 0.47 inches (107.2 x 60.6 x 11.95 mm)4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm)4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches (118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm)
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches3.8 inches
Resolution320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

165 ppi165 ppi246 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCDTFTSuper PLS LCD
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels5 megapixels
Flash LEDLED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8 F2.8
Focal length (35mm equivalent)34.00 mm  
FeaturesGeo taggingAutofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, EffectsAutofocus, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Blink detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Features  Video sharing
Front-facing camera  0.3 megapixels VGA
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225AQualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5Single core, 800 MHz, ARM11Dual core, 800 MHz
Graphics processorAdreno 200 (enhanced)Adreno 200Yes
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM 768 MB RAM
Built-in storage4 GB0.158 GB4 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time 11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
16.33 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
Stand-by time 26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
Talk time (3G) 6.50 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
Video call time  3.00 hours
Capacity1230 mAh1350 mAh1500 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPSA-GPSGPS, Glonass
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYes Yes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced 26 Jan 201121 Feb 2012

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