Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3

Asus Zenfone 5
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Samsung Galaxy A3
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung
Announced January 2014 October 2014
Status Available - June 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
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)
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
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, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 [Similar] -
RAM 1/2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.76% 65.39%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, BLE, ANT+
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 hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 353 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) -