27points

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)

38points

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL) vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
27
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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
38
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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

Why is Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL) better than Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)?

  • 10.11% higher pixel density
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    294ppivs267ppi
  • 15g lighter
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    155gvs170g
  • 4.4mm shorter
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    148.1mmvs152.5mm
  • 5.7mm narrower
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    71.5mmvs77.2mm
  • Has NX bit
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  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
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  • 48KB bigger L1 cache
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    112KBvs64KB
  • Uses multithreading
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Why is Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) better than Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)?

  • 20% more battery power
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    3000mAhvs2500mAh
  • 2.25x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 1.6GHz
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
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    13MPvs8MP
  • 10% bigger screen size
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    5.5"vs5"
  • 2.5x more megapixels (front camera)
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    5MPvs2MP
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Has NFC
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  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
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Price comparison

Design

1.weight

155g

170g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

10.9mm

10.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

148.1mm

152.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

71.5mm

77.2mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

115.42cm³

128.33cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.pixel density

294ppi

267ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

5"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
6.has a touch screen
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.6GHz

4 x 1.8GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

2GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

16GB

16GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.semiconductor size

22nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
6.GPU clock speed
The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

13MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

2MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.wide aperture (main camera)

f/2.0

f/2.0

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a built-in HDR mode
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.battery power

2500mAh

3000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL) (Android 5.0 Lollipop)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) (Android 5.0 Lollipop)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
3.has a battery level indicator
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.download speed

150MBits/s

150MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.has NFC
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.Bluetooth version

4

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.upload speed

50MBits/s

50MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
6.supports two SIM cards
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
A dual-SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.

Miscellaneous

1.uses multithreading
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE500CL) (Intel Atom Z2560)
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.

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