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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Remove phone

Posted: 10 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia M Remove phone

Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.2.2)Android (4.3, 4.1)Android (2.3, 2.2)
Dimensions4.77 x 2.47 x 0.39 inches (121.2 x 62.7 x 10 mm)4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm)
Weight4.22 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches3.5 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 pixels320 x 480 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.

233 ppi245 ppi165 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.

TFTTFTTFT
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Effects
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD)320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps)
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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.

Broadcom BCM21664Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm 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.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1000 MHz, KraitSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM11
Graphics processorBroadcom VideoCore IVAdreno 305Adreno 200
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.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB0.158 GB
Maximum User Storage5 GB2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time 10.30 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
Stand-by time 20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
Talk time (3G)8.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
Stand-by time (3G)15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
Capacity1800 mAh1750 mAh1350 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum 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 supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat4 Downlink 150 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/sHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPSA-GPS
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording
Availability
Officially announced10 Jun 201304 Jun 201326 Jan 2011

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