The third generation of Galaxy Ace was launched last year, but it didn’t “create” waves, because it wasn’t very different from the previous version. The good thing about this smartphone it was that it came with the new TouchWiz Nature UX interface. The Galaxy S3 Mini follows the follows it bigger brother’s steps, but its reduced dimension make it the perfect phone for any kind of user. We’ll compare both devices to see which one has more advantages.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 has a 4 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, and a resolution of 480×800 pixels, the same as the Galaxy S3 mini, which is equipped with a 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 weights 115 grams and it measures: 121.2×62.7×9.8 mm, while the Galaxy S3 mini weights 3.5 grams less, and it has these dimensions: 121.6x63x9.9 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 comes with a 1 GHz dual core A9 processor + Broadcom BCM21664 chipset, and only one variant of internal memory, 4 GB, expandable by up to 64 GB.
On the other hand, the Galaxy S3 mini was designed to function with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor + NovaThor U8420 chipset. The device has two variants of internal memories: 8 GB and 16 GB, expandable by up to 32 GB.
These are both Android smartphones running on the Jelly Bean o.s. with 1 GB of RAM.
Both smartphones have a 5 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash + face and smile detection + geo-tagging + panorama) and a VGA secondary camera.
You can talk 8 hours on 3G on the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, which is equipped with a Li-Ion 1500 battery, while the Galaxy S3 mini’s battery (a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery) allows you to talk over 7 hours on 3G on the phone.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 costs 195 dollars on amazon.com. On the same website you can find the Galaxy S3 mini 8 GB variant at the price of 184 dollars.
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