Comparison between:
- Alcatel U3 2018
- Nokia 225
- Samsung Galaxy Ace

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Alcatel U3 2018Nokia 225Samsung Galaxy Ace
Alcatel U3 2018Nokia 225Samsung Galaxy Ace
Prices
Model alias--Galaxy Cooper
Galaxy Ace La Fleur
Galaxy Ace Hugo Boss
GT-S5830
S5830

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width64.4 mm
6.44 cm
0.211 ft
2.535 in
55.5 mm
5.55 cm
0.182 ft
2.185 in
59.9 mm
5.99 cm
0.197 ft
2.358 in
Height121.3 mm
12.13 cm
0.398 ft
4.776 in
124 mm
12.4 cm
0.407 ft
4.882 in
112.4 mm
11.24 cm
0.369 ft
4.425 in
Thickness9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
10.4 mm
1.04 cm
0.034 ft
0.409 in
11.5 mm
1.15 cm
0.038 ft
0.453 in
Weight103 g
0.23 lbs
3.63 oz
99 g
0.22 lbs
3.52 oz
113 g
0.25 lbs
3.99 oz
Volume75.77 cm³
4.6 in³
71.57 cm³
4.35 in³
77.43 cm³
4.7 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Rose-gold
Blue
-Black
White
Body materialsPlastic--

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMini-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)--

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EDGE
GPRS
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 10
HSPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)AndroidNokia OSAndroid 2.2.x Froyo
Android 2.3.x Gingerbread

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek MT6580M-Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227-1 Turbo
Process technology28 nm-65 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7-ARM11
CPU bits32 bit-32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-ARMv6
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
-256 KB
0.25 MB
CPU cores4-1
CPU frequency1300 MHz-832 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2-Qualcomm Adreno 200
GPU cores2--
GPU frequency416 MHz--
RAM capacity512 MB-278.016 MB
RAM typeLPDDR3--
RAM channelsSingle channel--
RAM frequency533 MHz--

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage4 GB-157.696 MB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
Included card--2 GB
2048 MB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTLCDTFT
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
2.8 in
71.12 mm
7.11 cm
3.5 in
88.9 mm
8.89 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
1.68 in
42.67 mm
4.27 cm
1.94 in
49.31 mm
4.93 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
2.24 in
56.9 mm
5.69 cm
2.91 in
73.97 mm
7.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.333:1
4:3
1.5:1
3:2
Resolution480 x 800 pixels240 x 320 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
143 ppi
56 ppcm
165 ppi
64 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
18 bit
262144 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area58.49 %35.39 %54.35 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
-Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
--Corning Gorilla Glass

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsAccelerometer-Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS--
Sensor size-2.83 x 2.27 mm
0.14 in
-
Pixel size-1.769 µm
0.001769 mm
-
Crop factor-11.93-
Aperture-f/2.8f/2.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.83 mm
33.79 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Number of lenses2--
Flash typeLED-LED
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
320 x 240 pixels
0.08 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video FPS30 fps15 fps24 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Digital zoom-
Interpolated resolution - 3 MP--

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Number of lenses2--
Auxiliary lightLED--
Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
--
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
--
Video FPS30 fps--
Interpolated resolution - 1.3 MP--

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
-GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.03.02.1
FeaturesA2DPOPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
FTP
GAVDP
GAP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
SDP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
-Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
-Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
xHTML
WAP 2.0
HTML

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
MIDI
MP3
WAV
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
MP3
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
VP8
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1500 mAh1200 mAh1350 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
10 h 27 min
10.5 h
627 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
864 h
51840 min
36 days
642 h
38520 min
26.8 days
3G talk time8 h
480 min
0.3 days
-6 h 27 min
6.5 h
387 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
-421 h
25260 min
17.5 days
Charger output power5 V / 1 A--
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovable
-Battery model: BL-4UL-

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.84 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.623 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.69 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--1.31 W/kg
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