Asus ROG Phone 5 vs Asus ZenFone 8

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution:

2448 x 1080 pixels, 20.4:9 ratio, 395 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 446 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

82.12 %
82.76 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

144Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), ROG UI
Android (11), Zen 8 UI

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 5
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.6 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

24 MP
12 MP (PDAF)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 inches (172.8 x 77.2 x 10.29 mm)
5.83 x 2.70 x 0.35 inches (148 x 68.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

8.40 oz (238.0 g)
5.96 oz (169.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key, Other
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Phantom Black, Storm White
Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n38, n40, n66, n71, n77, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.2
5.2, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), tri-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, QZSS, NavIC, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC

Buyers information

Price:

€ 799
€ 599

In The Box:

User guide, warranty card, SIM tray needle, Type-C to C Cable, USB power adapter (65W)

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 10, 2021
May 12, 2021
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