• Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2011 May 2012 September 2014
Status Available - February 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - September 2014
Price - - Rs. 7,499 ($110.28) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Hugo Boss Edition Blue, White Black, White
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)
144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.34 in)
Weight 113 g (3.99 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 156 g (5.5 oz)
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 band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - G530F
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G530FZ
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700) - G530Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800),
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 800 MHz ARM 11 processor, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 200 Mali-400MP Adreno 305
RAM N/A 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 158 MB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.06% 65.84% 66.19%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, QVGA@15fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 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 HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPAHSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with 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 hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 158 MB storage 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included, 280MB RAM microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1350 mAh 2100 mAh 2600 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) -