HTC One M9 vs Asus ZenFone 5z

$153 VIEW ON AMAZON
$350 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

S-LCD 3
Super IPS+ LCD

Screen-to-body

68.52 %
83.69 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 630

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
256GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), HTC Sense UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), ASUS Zen UI

Battery

Capacity

2840 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
 

 
OIS, PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
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

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)
6.02 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches (153 x 75.65 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP X3
 

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Silver, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out
Charging, Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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