Phone Comparison - HTC One XL vs HTC One Max vs Asus Zenfone 5

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC Asus
Announced February 2012 October 2013 January 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - October 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors Gray, White Silver Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 134.8 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.31 x 2.75 x 0.35 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
Weight 129 g (4.55 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 1800 / 2600 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.9 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.82% 70.85% 63.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 3300 mAh 2110 mAh
Stand by Up to 585 h (3G) Up to 353 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G) Up to 18 h 30 min (3G)