Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Asus Zenfone 5
asus zenfone 5
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung
Announced January 2014 January 2017
Status Available - June 2014 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
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)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network 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
4G Network - 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
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [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 microSD, up to 256 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] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.76% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, 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, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2110 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 353 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) -