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Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B phones. Which is the best phone?

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14 Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 vs 03 Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B

Samsung Wave II GT-S8530





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Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B




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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Wave II GT-S8530

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

14 Advantages Samsung Wave II GT-S8530

Wave II GT-S8530vsGalaxy Ace GT-S5830B
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+More internal storage for applications and files
2GB (390MB user available)vs512MB (158MB user available)
Advantage+This device has a TFT SuperClear LCD screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT SuperClear LCDvsTFT LCD
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 800 pixelsvs320 x 480 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
252 PPIvs165 PPI
+Larger screen
Advantage+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies0.3 megapixelsvsNot supported
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)vsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1500 mAhvs1350 mAh
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster3G HSUPAvs3G HSDPA
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable3.5mm (same audio output)vsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP

03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B

Galaxy Ace GT-S5830BvsWave II GT-S8530
113 grams (3.96 ounces)vs135 grams (4.73 ounces)
11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)vs11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 3.6 Mbps

22 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking384MB
+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution main camera5 megapixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
ModelWave II GT-S8530Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Also known asSamsung Wave 2 S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830B, Galaxy Ace 1, Samsung Cooper
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredBrazil
Release dateNovember, 2010January, 2011
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)59.8 x 123.9 millimeters (2.35 x 4.88 in)59.9 x 112.4 millimeters (2.36 x 4.43 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)113 grams (3.96 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Operating systemBada 1.2Android 2.2.1 Froyo
Firmware updateBada 2.0Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
HardwareSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung S5PC110 Hummingbird32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227T (65nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex A8800Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory384MB384MB
Internal storage2GB (390MB user available)512MB (158MB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplaySamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Display typeTFT SuperClear LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.7" inches3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~52.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~54.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480 x 800 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)252 PPI165 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload3.6/2 Mbps7.2/0.384 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Main camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560 x 1920 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (640 x 480 pixels) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Front camera0.3 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, MKV, H.263, H.264, WMV, Xvid, DivXMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerSupportedNo / Yes
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Ebony Gray
- Colors: Black, White, Hugo Boss, La Fleur
- 2GB microSD included
- Samsung TouchWiz UI 3.0
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1500 mAh1350 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time410 minutes | 6.8 hours | 0.3 day360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day
Standby33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Wave II GT-S8530Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830B
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.49 W/Kg (head) | 1.32 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.696 W/Kg (head)

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