• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 April 2013 June 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - May 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black White, Blue Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm
(5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
121.2 x 62.7 x 9.8 mm
(4.77 x 2.47 x 0.39 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play Dual-core 1 GHz
GPU No Adreno 203 -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available) 4 GB (1.77 GB user available)
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 4.3 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 60.19% 60.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Sound & Shot, Best Shot, Best Photo, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB (1.77 GB user available), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1800 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 9 h -