HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus-the comparison between two mid range droids that are currently available in Indian market and doing pretty good for their respective companies. Samsung has been very successful with their mid range ‘Ace’ and high end ‘S’ models. Galaxy Ace Plus is an upgraded version of Galaxy Ace whereas HTC One V is completely new product and featuring 1 GHz processor, latest version of Android and HTC Sense v4.0 UI, the same UI that is used in high end One X, One XL. Stylish, cool, slim, cutting edge design of One V catches eyes while Galaxy Ace Plus is not that attractive in terms of looks. Both these droids can achieve high speed in 3G network and offer superb connectivity features i.e. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPRS/EDGE for data. Let’s take a look at HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus-

HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

Sony Xperia U vs Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

Sony Xperia USamsung Galaxy Ace PlusWinner of the round
Battery1320 mAh Li-Ion 1300 mAh Li-IonXperia U
Operating SystemAndroid 2.3 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android 4.0 ICS
Android 2.3 GingerbreadXperia U
Processor & GPU1 GHz STE U8500 dual core processor, Mali-400MP GPU1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 and Aderno 200 GPUXperia U
Dimension112 x 54 x 12 mm114.5 x 62.5 x 11.2 mmGalaxy Ace Plus
Form FactorBar, full touch screenBar, full touch screenTied
Weight110 gm115 gmXperia U
Display TypeLED-backlit LCD Capacitive touch screen,280 ppiTFT Capacitive touchscreen, 158 ppiXperia U
Display Size3.5 inches3.65 inchesGalaxy Ace Plus
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass,Ambient LightAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital CompassXperia U
Additional Display TechnologySony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Sony Timescape UISamsung TouchWiz UIXperia U
RAM512 MB512 MBTied
Internal Memory3 GB3 GBTied
Micro SD card slotNoYes, expandable up to 32 GBSamsung Galaxy Ace Plus
Primary Camera5 MP5 MPTied
FeaturesLED flash,Auto Focus,Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilizationauto focus, LED flash,Digital Zoom,Geo-tagging, Image StabilizationTied
Video recordingYes, HDYes, 30 fpsXperia U
Secondary CameraVGANoXperia U
Music PlayerYesYesTied
Supported FormatsMP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLACMP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA Tied
Video Player YesYesTied
Supported FormatsMP4/WMV/H.264MP4/WMV/H.264Tied
FM radioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDSYes, stereo FM radio with RDSTied
GSM Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No Comparison
3G NetworkHSDPA 900 / 2100 for ST25i and HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 for ST25aHSDPA 900/2100 No Comparison
4G Network NoNoTied
GPRS/EDGEYes, GPRS up to 107 Kbps and EDGE up to 296 MbpsYesXperia U
SpeedHSDPA up to 14.4 MbpsHSDPA up to 7.2 MbpsXperia U
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DPYes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDRGalaxy Ace Plus
Wi-FiYes, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi,Wi-Fi hotspot,DLNAYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,Wi-Fi hotspotXperia U
NFCNoNoTied
USBYes v2.0Yes v2.0 Tied
GPS Navigation A-GPS support A-GPS support with Google MapsTied
Java SupportYes via MIDP emulator Yes via MIDP Emulator v2.1Tied
ColorsBlack, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, yellowBlackNo Comparison
BrowserHTML,xHTML,Adobe FlashHTML,xHTML,Adobe FlashTied

Difference in Price

HTC One V is currently available in Indian market at Rs. 17,400/- whereas Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is slightly cheaper than that. Galaxy Ace Plus is currently available at Rs. 15,500/-. You can see there is a straight Rs. ~2,000/- difference between these two droids.

Final Conclusion

HTC One V clearly shows that it is better than Galaxy Ace Plus in most areas. Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus is a quality smartphone but lacks in many areas in comparison to HTC One V. Although there is difference in price but in my opinion you must opt for One V. I guess, you do not buy a Rs. 15k+ mobile couple of times a year.

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