Samsung Galaxy Ace vs Apple iPhone 4 – Full Specs Compared
Samsung Galaxy Ace has finally released a product that can compete well with the Apple iPhone 4, a product that has been dominating the SmartPhone industry for a number of years now. Both these devices are having a number of features in common and the functionality is equally fine. Samsung Galaxy Ace and Apple iPhone 4, both feature 5 Mega Pixel Cameras which are able to capture high resolution images. Both devices come with support for Wi-Fi connectivity making surfing the web quite easy. Multi-touch features make both these devices equally competent once again with intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom.
Samsung Galaxy Ace
Samsung Galaxy Ace comes with the slick and stylish shape which is the same as the rest of Samsung Galaxy family. The SmartPhone is one of the thin SmartPhones which is only 12mm in thickness. Touch screen of the size of 3.5” makes it proud and the 5MP camera with LED flash on the back makes it all one would wish to get. The processor of Samsung Galaxy Ace is 800MHz unlike any of the SmartPhone processors which have 1GHz processor. But this much processor is fast enough which ensures browsing web pages and surfing the web quite easily. Web browsing comes with HSDPA 3.5G with speeds that are up to 7.2MBPS and ability to connect with Wi-Fi hotspots. This means internet connectivity no matter what place you are at. You can connect to the internet at the fastest speed with 3G signal and hotspot availability permitting.
Samsung Galaxy Ace works on Android 2.2 Operating System which is commonly known as Froyo. This ensures the Google services such as Maps, Gmail and YouTube to be available with more downloadable applications from Android Market. Android 2.2 allows you to move a number of Android Applications to the SD card. Samsung Galaxy Ace has got a pretty feeble internal memory of around 150MB. This can be bulked out with MicroSD cards that can store up to 32GB in size. Swype text input method is pre-installed in the device which allows to quickly and easily type using series of handwriting recognition styles. The only thing about Samsung Galaxy Ace is its TouchWiz interface which is quite unusable. But after all, it depends on people and their tastes, some may like it and some may not.
iPhone 4 is a slim hardware piece which is flat and slim as compared to the 3GS with toughened glass coating on front and rear with a stainless steel band which is running round edges. The screen comes with a noticeably sharp 3GS and competitors and allows zooming in on web pages and photos. The value of the screen becomes more apparent in the games which get resolution boosted to match it. Main camera is another improvement as compared to the 3GS. The 5MP model by iPhone 4 comes as a largest seen in SmartPhone industry. The camera is super-fast at taking pictures and comes paired with LED flash for shots taken during night-time. Speed and ease of usage makes it a great competitor of the SmartPhones with more mega pixel rivals of iPhone 4. Video Recording abilities are also a great feature that comes with iPhone 4.
The skin works about as well as one could expect; it doesn’t change a whole lot to the core functionality of Android beyond adding a very handy task manager, but adds a nice glossy UI layer over Froyo.