Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia U vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270

Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270
samsung galaxy ace 3 s7270
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced February 2012 June 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
121.2 x 62.7 x 9.8 mm
(4.77 x 2.47 x 0.39 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] -
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible) 4 GB (1.77 GB user available)
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.77% 60.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Sound & Shot, Best Shot, Best Photo, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM 4 GB (1.77 GB user available), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
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