Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

Asus Zenfone 5
asus zenfone 5
BLU Life Pure XL
blu life pure xl
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus BLU
Announced January 2014 April 2014
Status Available - June 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1/2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.76% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2110 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 353 h (3G) Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)