Asus ZenFone 3 vs Asus ZenFone 5z

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
2246 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

Super IPS+ LCD
Super IPS+ LCD

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
83.69 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 630

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
256GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), ASUS Zen UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), ASUS Zen UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Laser and PDAF)
 

 
OIS, PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.01 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (152.59 x 77.38 x 7.69 mm)
6.02 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches (153 x 75.65 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Soft keys
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Silver, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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