Samsung Galaxy Ace Google Nexus S

Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Samsung Nexus S

Samsung Galaxy Ace

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Ace

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Weight Slightly lighter 113 g vs 129 g More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 60×112×12 mm vs 63×124×11 mm Around 10% smaller
Google Nexus S

Reasons to consider the Nexus S

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD The Nexus S has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 158 MB More than 103.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 232 PPI vs 164 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Faster processor Arm a8 (hummingbird), 1000 MHz vs Unknown, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 480x320 2.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0"" vs 3.5"" More than 20% larger screen
Standby time Slightly more standby time 29.7 days vs 26.7 days More than 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 11.2 hours Around 30% more talk time per battery charge
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720 x 480 @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 20fps Shoots higher resolution video at a higher frame rate
Thickness Slightly thinner 11 mm vs 12 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Standby time Long standby time
Galaxy Ace26.7 days
Nexus S29.7 days
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Thickness Thin
Galaxy Ace12 mm
Nexus S11 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Movie format Poor movies
Galaxy Ace320 x 240 @ 20fps
Nexus S720 x 480 @ 30fps

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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Galaxy Ace480x320
Nexus S800x480
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
5 MP


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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HTClover (1:27 PM, April 23, 2012)
sorry , but if the person doesn't have a lot money of course he/she will buy the ace .
ebube (4:35 PM, March 05, 2012)
I like the Nexus S, I like it because it got the ace beat by a mile seriously! though plus the nexus s has no bloat ware the ace does bloat ware is like apps that are totally usless or drain your battery fast so If anyone wants the ace3 keep looking causew the ace isn't the phone for you