Comparison between:
- Asus ZenFone Max
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

Brand and model

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

Asus ZenFone MaxXiaomi Redmi Note 2
Asus ZenFone MaxXiaomi Redmi Note 2
Prices
Model aliasZC550KLHongmi Note 2
Red Rice Note 2

Design

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

Width77.5 mm
7.75 cm
0.254 ft
3.051 in
76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
Height156 mm
15.6 cm
0.512 ft
6.142 in
152 mm
15.2 cm
0.499 ft
5.984 in
Thickness10.55 mm
1.055 cm
0.035 ft
0.415 in
8.25 mm
0.825 cm
0.027 ft
0.325 in
Weight202 g
0.45 lbs
7.13 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
Volume127.55 cm³
7.75 in³
95.3 cm³
5.79 in³
ColorsBlack
White
White
Blue
Black
Yellow
Pink
Body materialsPlasticPlastic
Magnesium alloy

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
SIM1 - 2G; 3G; 4G
SIM2 - 2G; 3G
-

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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE 1800 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)

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
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
MIUI V7 (Android 5.0 Lollipop)
MIUI V7.2
MIUI V9
User interface (UI)ZenUI 2.0-

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916)MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795M)
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A538x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1200 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 306IMG PowerVR G6200
GPU frequency400 MHz550 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2/LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency533 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB
16 GB
16 GB
eMMCeMMC 5.0

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density267 ppi
104 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area69.2 %72.42 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
OGS (One Glass Solution)
450 cd/m²
Viewing angle - 178°
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Full Lamination Technology
Viewing angle - 178°

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 modelToshiba T4K37Samsung S5K3M2
Sensor typeCMOS BSIISOCELL
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.145 µm
0.001145 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor7.387.38
ISO-100 - 1600
Aperturef/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.6 mm
33.94 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-78 °
Number of lenses55
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4096 x 3072 pixels
12.58 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Blue filter glass720p @ 120 fps

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-OmniVision OV5670
Sensor type-PureCel
Sensor size-2.95 x 2.21 mm
0.14 in
Pixel size-1.136 µm
0.001136 mm
Crop factor-11.74
Aperturef/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.2 mm-
Field of view85 °-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering

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

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
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
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
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
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.

Capacity5000 mAh3060 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time38 h
2280 min
1.6 days
-
2G stand-by time914 h
54840 min
38.1 days
-
3G talk time37 h 36 min
37.6 h
2256 min
1.6 days
11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time920 h
55200 min
38.3 days
144 h
8640 min
6 days
Charger output power5.2 V / 1 A-
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
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)0.266 W/kg0.342 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.452 W/kg
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