Comparison between:
- Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M2)
- Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)
- Asus ZenFone 4 Max ZC550TL

Brand and model

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

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M2)Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)Asus ZenFone 4 Max ZC550TL
Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M2)Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1)Asus ZenFone 4 Max ZC550TL
Model aliasZB634KLZB570TLZenFone 4 Max Plus
ZC550TL

Design

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

Width76.2 mm
7.62 cm
0.25 ft
3 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
76.6 mm
7.66 cm
0.251 ft
3.016 in
Height159.2 mm
15.92 cm
0.522 ft
6.268 in
152.6 mm
15.26 cm
0.501 ft
6.008 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
0.507 ft
6.083 in
Thickness8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
8.85 mm
0.885 cm
0.029 ft
0.348 in
Weight165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
200 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
Volume101.9 cm³
6.19 in³
98.03 cm³
5.95 in³
104.74 cm³
6.36 in³
ColorsBlue
Black
Silver
Gold
Black
Silver
Gold
Black
Body materialsPlastic
Metal
MetalMetal

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222
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)-

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B6)
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 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 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
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 7
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD_HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
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 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 7.0 Nougat
User interface (UI)-ZenUI 4.0ZenUI 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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon SiP 1MediaTek MT6750TMediaTek MT6750
Process technology14 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency1800 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 506ARM Mali-T860 MP2ARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU cores-22
GPU frequency-650 MHz520 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB2 GB
3 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz833 MHz667 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB16 GB
32 GB
32 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 size6.26 in
159 mm
15.9 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.68 in
68.07 mm
6.81 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.66 in
143.7 mm
14.37 cm
5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area80.89 %75.51 %70.69 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen
Bluelight Filter
2.5D curved glass screen
Bluelight Filter
2.5D curved glass screen
Bluelight Filter

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
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint

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 modelSony IMX486 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.9"--
Pixel size1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
--
Aperturef/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)35 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view--80 °
Number of lenses6--
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
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 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 84° (#2)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16.7 mm (#2)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP
Angle of view - 120° (#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.

Aperturef/2f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-24.7 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view-85 °85 °
Auxiliary light--LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlock-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
GAP
HDP
HFP
HSP
MAP
OPP
PBAP
A2DPA2DP
EDR

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
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

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
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
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
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WebM
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.

Capacity4000 mAh4130 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
2G stand-by time-624 h
37440 min
26 days
-
3G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
3G stand-by time-624 h
37440 min
26 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-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/kg0.7 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.746 W/kg1 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.41 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-1.2 W/kg-
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