If you have been eyeing both Galaxy Ace 3 and Galaxy S3 from Samsung, we have here a comparison between the two devices to help you to figure out which one would be the perfect choice for you.
Display and Design
The display we see on the Galaxy Ace 3 is a 4 inches long TFT touch screen that can render a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The dimensions for this device are the following: 121.2 x 62.7 x 9.8 mm, while the weight is of 115 g.
The display that we see featured on the Galaxy S3 is a larger 4.8 inches Super AMOLED one, which renders a superior resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. This device is naturally bigger (while surprisingly thinner), having the following dimensions: 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm. The weight of this smartphone is 133 g.
Hardware and Operating System
The processor that powers the Ace 3 is a Cortex A9 which is a dual core clocked at 1 GHz. The chipset included in the package is a BCM21664 Broadcom model. This smartphone supports 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory (if you choose to use a microSD card, you can expand this storage space up to 64GB). Samsung’s Galaxy Ace 3 runs on Android Jelly Bean.
The processor that powers the S3 is a Cortex A9 which is a quad core clocked at 1.4 GHz. The chipset that comes along is a 4412 Quad Exynos chipset. This device also supports 1GB of RAM, but comes with multiple internal storage options: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB (this memory is also expandable up to 64GB via microSD card). The operating system for this smartphone is the Android Ice Cream Sandwich (upgradable to Android Jelly Bean).
Regarding the rear-facing camera, Samsung gave the Galaxy Ace 3 a 5MP camera (autofocus + LED flash) while it gave the Galaxy S3 a better 8MP camera (autofocus + LED flash).
Regarding the front-facing camera, the Galaxy Ace 3 has a VGA camera while the camera on the Galaxy S3 is a 1.9MP one.
If you tend to be on your phone all the time, the Galaxy S3 is probably the better fit for you since it has the better lasting battery life. Sporting a 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery unit, this device is estimated to last around 11 hours and 40 minutes of talking time (3G).
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 sports a 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery unit which will last around 8 hours of talking time (3G).
If you’re on a budget, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 will probably be a better choice, being priced at $179.13. The Samsung Galaxy S3 (16GB) costs around $297.00.
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