Features Key features of the Galaxy Core  vs Ace 3 

screen size

In return you get a handset with a screen of decent size and a camera, and paying a few bucks extra gets you dual-SIM dual active functionality as well.
Galaxy Core | by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

screen resolution

Galaxy Core
800 x 480
Galaxy Ace 3
800 x 480
They do not stand out with anything in particular, but they hit all the bases - colors are not skewed, detail is sufficient and the exposure is accurate.
Galaxy Core | by PhoneArena (Aug, 2013)

memory

processor

Galaxy Core
Dual core
Galaxy Ace 3
Dual core
It is equipped with a Snapdragon S4 Play SoC – the MSM8625, which packs a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Adreno 203 graphics, and 1GB of RAM has been thrown in as well.
Galaxy Core | by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

camera resolution

Good news is that the 5-megapixel shooter captures very decent photographs.
Galaxy Core | by PhoneArena (Aug, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Core

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Bigger screen 4.3" vs 4" More than 5% bigger screen
Thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm More than 10% thinner
Back view of Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 5.76 Mb/s More than 26x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Records higher def video 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30 fps Around 2.8x higher def video
Slightly longer standby time (3G) 22,176 min vs 18,000 min Around 25% longer standby time (3G)

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Core  vs Ace 3 

8.0
7.0
Color accuracy of the display is high and generally we are pleased with the picture.
Galaxy Core

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy Core  vs
Ace 3 
Size 4.3" 4"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 216 ppi 233 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
microSDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 720 x 480 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3.5G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (150 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 540 min 480 min
Standby time (3G) 18,000 min 22,176 min
Capacity 1,800 mA·h 1,800 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Core  vs
Ace 3 
Weight 124 g 120 g
Thickness 9 mm 10 mm
Size 67.6 x 129.3 x 9 mm 62.7 x 121.2 x 10 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.1 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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