Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 5 vs Asus Zenfone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Asus Samsung
Announced January 2014 January 2014 March 2014
Status Available - June 2014 Available - June 2014 Available - April 2014
Colors Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Black, White, Red, Gold Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
166.9 x 84.3 x 5.5-9.9 mm
(6.57 x 3.32 x 0.22-0.39 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 196 g (6.91 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 Dual-core 2 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 PowerVR SGX544MP2 Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 1/2 GB 1/2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 8/16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 6.0 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.76% 70.40% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio No 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 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes Yes Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 8/16/32 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2110 mAh 3300 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 353 h (3G) Up to 398 h (3G) Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) Up to 28 h (3G) Up to 21 h