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Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB vs Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB vs Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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04 Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB vs 02 Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB

Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.5"
IPS+

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

Non removable

Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


04 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB

Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBvsZenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT Super IPS+ screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT Super IPS+vsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage+Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and saferAndroid 7.0 NougatvsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

02 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB

Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GBvsZenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB
 3%3%
+Lighter
151 grams (5.29 ounces)vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported

42 Common items in both devices

+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking4GB LPDDR3
+More internal storage for applications and files55GB user available
+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen1080 x 1920 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)401 PPI
+Larger screen5.5"
+Higher resolution main camera16 megapixels
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both cameras
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposuref/2.0 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies8 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use3000 mAh
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files300 Mbps
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceBiometric (fingerprint)
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Non removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use2 slots Dual-SIM
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
+Bluetooth 4.2 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.2 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 4
+ 34 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
BrandAsusAsus
ModelZenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBZenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Also known asAsus Zenfone 3 ZE552KL 4GB/64GB 5.5" Dual-Sim, Asus LibraAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe ZS550KL 4GB/64GB 5.5"
Country or region where it's soldBrazilCanadaChinaUSAEuropeHong KongIndiaIndonesiaJapanTaiwanVarious (International)BulgariaUSAPhilippinesGreeceHungaryJapanTaiwanVarious (International)
Release dateJuly, 2016September, 2016
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.38 x 152.59 millimeters (3.05 x 6.01 in)76.7 x 151.5 millimeters (3.02 x 5.96 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)151 grams (5.29 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (55GB user available)64GB (55GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Display typeTFT Super IPS+TFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Dual SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS

Global: 850/900/1900/2100

Taiwan: 800/850/900/1900/2100

India: 850/900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G networkLTE Cat6

Global:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

Taiwan:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (38,39,40,41)

India:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)

USA/Brazil:
LTE 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
2G network SIM2GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2GPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Main camera16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608 x 3456 pixels4608 x 3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version with A2DP4.2 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Biometric (fingerprint)
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Biometric (fingerprint)
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Shimmer Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- Gorilla Glass 2.5D (back and front)
- 600nits brightness screen
- Sony IMX298 sensor camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Shimmer Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- Sony IMX298 sensor camera
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 40min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model5V 2A 10Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GBAsus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5 ZS550KL 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

Devonian Wrightontechnically the info needs updating the Asus Zenfone 3 5.5 ZE552KL 64GB variant has an FM radio with RDS

Personally the chipset can be upgraded to nougat 7.0.1
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