Asus ZenFone 2 (ZE500CL) vs Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL)

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super IPS+ LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.21 %
71.81 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.83 x 2.81 x 0.43 inches (148.1 x 71.5 x 10.9 mm)
5.96 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (151.45 x 76.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gray, Red
Gold, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Atom Z2560
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953

Processor

Dual-core, 1600 MHz
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Yes
Adreno 506

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop), ASUS Zen UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), ASUS Zen UI

Battery

Capacity

2500 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
Yes

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 08, 2017

 
FCC ID value: MSQZ01FD link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
0.12 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.45 W/kg
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