Features Key features of the Galaxy Core  vs Ace3 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy Core
800 x 480
Galaxy Ace3
800 x 480

memory

Galaxy Ace3
1.02 GB

processor

Galaxy Core
Dual core
Galaxy Ace3
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Core

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Transmits music over FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Broadcast from your phone to your car's radio
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Bigger screen 4.3" vs 4" More than 5% bigger screen
Longer talk time 840 min vs 480 min 75% longer talk time; go days without charging
Thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm More than 10% thinner
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Ace3

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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 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30 fps 6x higher def video
Slightly longer standby time (3G) 22,200 min vs 18,000 min Around 25% longer standby time (3G)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy Core  vs
Ace3 
Type TFT LCD TFT LCD
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 1.02 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC

music

Headphone jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
Supports FM radio Yes No
Transmits music over FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.1 Android 4.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Maximum data rate 300 Mbit/s 300 Mbit/s
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Galaxy Core  vs
Ace3 
Weight 124 g 120 g
Thickness 9 mm 10 mm
Size 67.6 x 129.3 x 9 mm 63 x 121 x 10 mm
Numeric keypad None None
Keyboard None None
Is waterproof No No

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope No No

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 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video output Micro USB Micro USB

cellular

Generation 3.5G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (150 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 840 min 480 min
Talk time (3G) 540 min 480 min
Standby time (3G) 18,000 min 22,200 min
Capacity 1,800 mA·h 1,800 mA·h
Removable Yes Yes
Technology Lithium-Ion Lithium-Ion
Samsung Galaxy Core
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