Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL vs Sony Xperia XZ

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL
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Sony Xperia XZ
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Sony
Announced July 2016 September 2016
Status Available - August 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 19,987 ($249.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,990 ($700.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Shimmer Gold Platinum, Mineral Black, Forest Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.9 x 74 x 7.7 mm
(5.78 x 2.91 x 0.3 in)
146 x 72 x 8.1 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 161 g (5.68 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - Taiwan HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Taiwan LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 [Similar] Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 506 [Similar] Adreno 530 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super IPS+ Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.46% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM Radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP [Similar] 23 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Laser/phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, OIS (4-axis), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection And Laser Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar] 13 MP, f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2650 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -