Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Huawei Honor 3C vs Asus Zenfone 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Huawei Asus
Announced September 2012 December 2013 January 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors Black, White White/Black Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Mali-400 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 69.06% 63.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2300 mAh 2110 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - Up to 353 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h - Up to 18 h 30 min (3G)