Optimus Black vs Galaxy Ace Comparison

LG Optimus Black and Samsung Galaxy Ace are two Android based smartphones in India with rather similar kind of looks. Currently Optimus Black is considered to be the best android phone in India under the range of Rs.20,000 and Galaxy Ace is the best selling android mobile in India. We have compared the important features of these two Android smart phones to see if they match in the features as well.

Design and Looks:
Both phones have the simplest of design with hardly anything extravagant and over done. Optimus black is a very slim block with only 9.2mm of thickness and weighing only 109g. Galaxy Ace is more on the thicker side with a thickness of 11.5mm but weighs still just 113g.

Galaxy Arc has the rather old fashioned capacitive TFT touchscreen with resolution of 320 x 480 pixels and 16M color support and screen size of 3.5 inches. Optimus Black features the latest IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with higher resolution, 480 x 800 pixels and also a bigger 4.0 inch screen. Both the displays are Gorilla Glassed.

Both phones feature a 5MP autofocus camera with LED flash and resolution of 2592×1944 pixels. Optimus Black is able to record HD 720p video at 30fps but Galaxy Ace only records QVGA video at 15fps. Optimus Black also features a 2MP secondary camera unlike Galaxy Ace. Both phones have the geo-tagging and face and smile detection features.

Processor And OS:
Optimus Black features 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor powered by power VR GPU and runs Android 2.2(froyo).Galaxy Ace has 800MHz ARM 11 processor with Adreno 200 GPU, it also runs Android 2.2(froyo). The OS in both smart phones is upgradeable to Android2.3 (Gingerbread).

Storage Capacity:
Optimus Black has 2GB of internal storage capacity whereas Galaxy Ace only has 158MB of internal storage. The storage can be extended in both phones via sd memory card up to 32GB.

Both smart phones have Bluetooth v1.2 with A2DP and wifi support. There also have the micro USB v2.0 support.


As it comes out the Galaxy Ace hardly match in the features with Optimus Black. Optimus Black comfortably outshining the galaxy Ace with more advanced and power packed features. There is not a huge difference in the processing power and camera performance of the two smart phones so a significantly lower price of Galaxy Ace is probably the only way for it to get over the fence when it’s competing against the Optimus Black. However here Price plays an important role, If you have a budget of Rs.20,000 then you should surely go for Optimus Black but in case you have a lower budget then Galaxy Ace is a good choice.

Current Price as of July 15th: Galaxy Ace is Rs.14,000 and Optimus Black is Rs.19,000

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