• Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL vs Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL vs Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Asus Apple
Announced March 2015 August 2015 September 2016
Status Available - March 2015 Available - August 2015 Available - September 2016
Price Rs. 16,500 ($184.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 10,499 ($154.40) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 72,000 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red White/Purple Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.1 x 71.5 x 10.9 mm
(5.83 x 2.81 x 0.43 in)
152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
(6 x 3.04 x 0.43 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Type - - Nano SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700) - Taiwan LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1800), 18(800), 19(800), 28(700) - Taiwan
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - Global
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.19 W/kg (head)
1.19 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint with Force Touch
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) iOS 10
Processor Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2560 Quad-core 2.3 GHz/Quad-core 1.8 GHz, Intel Atom Z3580/Intel Atom Z3560 Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 PowerVR G6430 6 core
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 64/128 GB 32/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type IPS capacitive touchscreen IPS Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LED-backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 3D Touch Display, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.96% 70.67% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes no
Radio - FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual 12 MP
Flash LED flash dual-LED (dual tone) Quad-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, (f/1.8, 28mm & f/2.8, 56mm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 3000 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h (3G) - Up to 384 h
Talk Time Up to 28 h (3G) - Up to 21 h