• Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2015 December 2015 December 2015
Status Available - January 2016 Available - February 2016 Available - February 2016
Price Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156 x 77.5 x 10.55 mm
(6.14 x 3.05 x 0.42 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 202 g (7.13 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - India LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
GPU Adreno 306 - Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.99% 72.38% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Yes FM radio, recording FM radio with RDS; recording
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-tone Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Laser AutoFocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 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 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 5000 mAh 2900 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 78 h
Talk Time - - Up to 17 h (3G)