Asus ZenFone 5Q vs Asus ZenFone Max (M1)

Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
720 x 1440 pixels

Pixel density

402 ppi
293 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

75.95 %
74.77 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F2.0

Second camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Focal Length: 13 mm
Focal Length: 17 mm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Flash

Design

Dimensions

6.32 x 3.00 x 0.31 inches (160.62 x 76.16 x 7.8 mm)
5.80 x 2.79 x 0.34 inches (147.3 x 70.9 x 8.7 mm)

Weight

5.94 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Pink, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Adreno 308

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), ASUS Zen UI
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 5 (300/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

30.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
41.0 days (984 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Internet use

 
Wi-Fi: 23 hours

Music playback

96.00 hours
 

Video playback

 
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 19, 2018
 

FCC ID value: MSQX017DA link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.52 W/kg
 

Body

0.91 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.06 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 300
$ 169
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