• Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2012 May 2012 December 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - May 2012 Available - December 2013
Colors Black Blue, White Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm
(4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 122 g (4.3 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 800 MHz, NovaThor U8500 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP Adreno 330
RAM 768 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.8 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.64% 65.84% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
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, 4128 x 3096 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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 33
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 33
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h (2G)
Up to 640 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 16 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -