• Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML vs Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML vs Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Asus Xiaomi
Announced January 2015 August 2015 November 2015
Status Available - March 2015 Available - January 2016 Available - November 2015
Price Rs. 14,999 ($220.57) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Osmium Black, Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Glamor Red, Ceramic Whit Black, White Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
(6 x 3.04 x 0.43 in)
156 x 77.5 x 10.55 mm
(6.14 x 3.05 x 0.42 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) 202 g (7.13 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - India LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz
Quad-core 1.8 GHz, Intel Atom Z3580
Intel Atom Z3560
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 306 PowerVR G6200
RAM 2/4 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 8/16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.67% 68.99% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Yes Yes FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash dual-LED (dual tone) Dual-tone Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Geo-tagging, Laser AutoFocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

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 supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 5000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time - - -