PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S Duos vs Galaxy Ace 3


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Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity


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Samsung Galaxy S Duos 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S Duos  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S Duos vs Ace 3

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy S Duos

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Much faster web browser 4,604 vs 2,169 More than 2x better BrowserMark score
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much newer operating system Android 4.0.4 vs Android 4.2.2 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Longer standby time (3G) 28,224 min vs 22,176 min More than 25% longer standby time (3G)
Back view of Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

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Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s More than 20.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More battery capacity 1,800 mA·h vs 1,500 mA·h 20% more battery capacity

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S Duos  vs Ace 3 

And that’s probably most evident in browser where some of the best browsers like Chrome require the 4.0 version of Android.
Galaxy S Duos

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S Duos  vs
Ace 3 
Size 4" 4"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 233 ppi


Clock speed 1 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Single core Dual core
RAM 0.75 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 4 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

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 640 x 480 @ Unknown 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (7.2 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 519.6 min 480 min
Standby time (3G) 28,224 min 22,176 min
Capacity 1,500 mA·h 1,800 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S Duos  vs
Ace 3 
Weight 120 g 120 g
Thickness 10.5 mm 10 mm
Size 63.1 x 121.5 x 10.5 mm 62.7 x 121.2 x 10 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.0.4 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S Duos
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