Galaxy Ace 2 Samsung

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.75
    GB
  • size
    3.8
    inches
  • resolution
    245
    ppi

iPhone 3GS Apple

  • clock speed
    0.6
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.25
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    164
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Apple iPhone 3GS

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.3
8.0

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.4

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.8"
3.5"
Resolution
800 x 480 (245 ppi)
480 x 320 (164 ppi)
Panel
PLS LCD (RGB)
LCD (RGB)
Brightness
500 cd/m²
504 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.566
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Surface
None
Gorilla Glass
Video out
720p
None

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
Apple APL0298
CPU
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
0.6 GHz, ARM Cortex A8
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
54.9
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
600 MHz, ARM Mali-400
150 MHz, PowerVR SGX535
Architecture
Single core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.75 GB
0.25 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.8, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
3.1 MP (2048 x 1536)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
None
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
None
Panorama
Yes
No
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.8
f/2.0
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
None

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
640 x 480 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
30 Mbps
10 Mbps
Video light
Yes
No

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,500 mA·h
1,219 mA·h
Talk time
450 min
720 min
Standby time
38,400 min
18,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
462 min
--
Web browsing
443 min
--
Video playback
450 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Stereo (Bottom)
Frequency response
+0.20, -0.27
+0.01, -0.05
Noise level
-88.7 dB
-92.1 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.37, -0.08
--
Noise level
-88.6 dB
--
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
62.2 x 118.3 x 10.5 mm
62.1 x 115.5 x 12.3 mm
Weight
122 g
135 g
Body
--
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
iOS 3
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
iOS 6.1
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
2,997 ms
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connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g (None)
NFC
Yes
No
Bluetooth
3.0
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
4 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
Charger
--
SIM card
Mini-SIM
Full Size
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.8 dB
69.5 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.2 dB
69.5 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
No
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
No
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No