Phone Comparison - BLU Life Pure XL vs Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML vs Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.0

general General Info

Manufacturer BLU Asus Asus
Announced April 2014 March 2015 July 2015
Status Available - May 2014 Available - March 2015 Available - July 2015
Price - Rs. 13,990 ($205.74) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 8,999 ($132.34) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Red, Grey, Black, White and Gold Black, White, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm
(6 x 3.04 x 0.43 in)
143.7 x 71.5 x 3.9~10.5 mm
(5.66 x 2.81 x 0.15~0.41 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 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 band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.8 GHz, Intel Atom Z3560 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 306
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.66% 69.97% 66.95%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED (dual tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Laser Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L) 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 3000 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
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