Acer Liquid S1 Samsung ATIV S

Acer Liquid S1 vs Samsung ATIV S

Acer Liquid S1

Reasons to consider the Liquid S1

3G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen size Larger screen 5.7"" vs 4.8"" More than 40% larger screen
Samsung ATIV S

Reasons to consider the ATIV S

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs UMTS (0.384 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 219x faster)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 2.1 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 195 g More than 30% lighter
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 305 PPI vs 257 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
ATIV S720x1,280
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Unknown, 1500 MHz
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
S1257 PPI
Screen size Large screens
ATIV S4.8""
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Full HD (1080p) video
S11080p @ 30fps
ATIV S1080p @ 29fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
S1Android App Market
ATIV SWindows Phone Marketplace
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support


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