• Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Alcatel
Announced January 2011 February 2013 August 2013
Status Available - February 2011 Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Black, Hugo Boss Edition Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Cranberry Pink, Silver, Slate
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm
(4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 in)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
127.1 x 62 x 7.9 mm
(5 x 2.44 x 0.31 in)
Weight 113 g (3.99 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 96 g (3.39 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - 6012A/6012E
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - 6012D/6012X
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - 6012W
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3 Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 800 MHz ARM 11 processor, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.3 GHz
GPU Adreno 200 Adreno 305 -
RAM N/A 512 MB 512 MB
Internal Memory 158 MB storage 8 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (only single SIM version)

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.06% 59.47% 64.56%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, QVGA@15fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 158 MB storage 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM (Singlel SIM)/ 8 GB, 512 MB RAM (Dual SIM)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (only single SIM version)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery -
Capacity 1350 mAh 1430 mAh -
Stand by Up to 640 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
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