Comparison between:
- Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)
- Sony Xperia E5
- Sony Xperia M5

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)Sony Xperia E5Sony Xperia M5
Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)Sony Xperia E5
Prices
Sony Xperia M5
Model aliasZB570TLF3311
F3313
E5603
E5606
E5653

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
69 mm
6.9 cm
0.226 ft
2.717 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height152.6 mm
15.26 cm
0.501 ft
6.008 in
144 mm
14.4 cm
0.472 ft
5.669 in
145 mm
14.5 cm
0.476 ft
5.709 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
Weight160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
147 g
0.32 lbs
5.19 oz
142 g
0.31 lbs
5.03 oz
Volume98.03 cm³
5.95 in³
81.48 cm³
4.95 in³
79.34 cm³
4.82 in³
ColorsGold
Black
Silver
Black
White
Black
White
Gold
Body materialsMetalPlasticMetal
Glass
Certification--IP65
IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards211
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz--
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
--
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B6)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (F3313)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (E5606)
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz (F3311)
LTE 1800 MHz (F3311)
LTE 900 MHz (F3311)
LTE 800 MHz (F3311)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (F3313)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (F3313)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (F3313)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (F3313)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (E5653)
LTE 1900 MHz (E5606)
LTE 1800 MHz (E5603; E5653)
LTE 900 MHz (E5603; E5653)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (E5606)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (E5606)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (E5606)
LTE 800 MHz (E5603)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (E5606; E5653)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD_HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)ZenUI 4.0--

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek MT6750TMediaTek MT6735AMediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795)
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores848
CPU frequency1500 MHz1300 MHz2000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP1PowerVR G6200
GPU cores21-
GPU frequency650 MHz450 MHz700 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB
3 GB
1.5 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency833 MHz533 MHz933 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
16 GB16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density424 ppi
166 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.51 %69.59 %66.23 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
Bluelight Filter
-Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Sony IMX230 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
Pixel size--1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor--5.78
ISO-100 - 1600100 - 3200
Aperturef/2-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent35 mm *(35 mm / full frame)--
Flash typeDual LEDLEDLED
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5312 x 3984 pixels
21.16 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16.7 mm (#2)
--

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--Sony Exmor RS
Aperturef/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent24.7 mm *(35 mm / full frame)--
Field of view85 °--
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock--
--Autofocus

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Clear Audio+-

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes
-RDSRDS

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.14.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GATT
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SDAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4130 mAh2700 mAh2600 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
11 h 54 min
11.9 h
714 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time624 h
37440 min
26 days
511 h
30660 min
21.3 days
671 h
40260 min
28 days
3G talk time26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
9 h 30 min
9.5 h
570 min
0.4 days
12 h 12 min
12.2 h
732 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time624 h
37440 min
26 days
518 h
31080 min
21.6 days
656 h
39360 min
27.3 days
4G stand-by time-525 h
31500 min
21.9 days
607 h
36420 min
25.3 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A--
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.282 W/kg0.458 W/kg0.187 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.746 W/kg0.461 W/kg0.397 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.41 W/kg1.08 W/kg0.321 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.2 W/kg1.34 W/kg1.394 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-F3311 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.458 W/kg; body - 0.461 W/kg
F3313 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.377 W/kg; body - 0.451 W/kg
F3313 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.080 W/kg; body - 1.340 W/kg
E5603 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.207 W/kg; body - 0.355 W/kg
E5603 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.321 W/kg; body - 1.410 W/kg
E5606 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.141 W/kg; body - 0.406 W/kg
E5606 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.345 W/kg; body - 1.347 W/kg
E5653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.187 W/kg; body - 0.397 W/kg
E5653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.321 W/kg; body - 1.394 W/kg
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