Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim

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Display

Size

4.0 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density

233 PPI
245 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

59.91 %
63.51 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Broadcom BCM21664
 

Processor

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 1200 MHz

GPU

Broadcom VideoCore IV
Yes

RAM

1GB
1GB

Internal storage

8GB
8GB

Available to use

5 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.2.2)
Android (4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1800 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Talk time (3G)

8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Video playback

 
8.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes, Effects
Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Scenes

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Recording format

 
MPEG4

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.77 x 2.47 x 0.39 inches (121.2 x 62.7 x 10 mm)
5.24 x 2.60 x 0.38 inches (133 x 66 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

4.22 oz (120 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18(800 Lower), 8(900), 3(1800), 7(2600)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, MP4, AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, Flash Video, MKV, WebM

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 14, 2013
Jan 15, 2014

FCC ID value: A3LGTS7275 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG3812B link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.72 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body

0.73 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.83 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.73 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.47 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 10, 2013
Mar 15, 2014
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