Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML vs HTC Desire 826 vs Samsung Galaxy A8

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus HTC Samsung
Announced January 2015 January 2015 July 2015
Status Available - March 2015 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - August 2015
Price Rs. 14,999 ($220.57) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Osmium Black, Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Glamor Red, Ceramic Whit Various Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
(6 x 3.04 x 0.43 in)
- 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) - 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
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 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.1 (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 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 2/4 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.67% - 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Yes FM radio 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, 4160 x 3120 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash dual-LED (dual tone) LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [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 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2600 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -