• Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Zenfone Max (M1) ZB556KL

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Zenfone Max (M1) ZB556KL

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Asus
Announced January 2011 May 2012 October 2018
Status Available - February 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - October 2018
Price - - Rs. 8,999 ($121.95) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Hugo Boss Edition Blue, White Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm
(4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
147.3 x 70.9 x 8.7 mm
(5.8 x 2.79 x 0.34 in)
Weight 113 g (3.99 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Processor 800 MHz ARM 11 processor, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 (28 nm)
GPU Adreno 200 Mali-400MP Adreno 505
RAM N/A 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 158 MB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.8 inches 5.45 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1440 pixels (295 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.06% 65.84% 73.60%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash Yes
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization 5P Lens, f/2.0 Aperture, 1.12 micrometer, 0.03 seconds PDAF, Camera Modes: Auto, Beauty, Pro, Super Resolution, GIF Animation, Panorama, Time-lapse
Video Yes, QVGA@15fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p 30FPS
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR 4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 158 MB storage 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1350 mAh 2100 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 640 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -