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Apple iPhone XS (512GB) vs Asus ROG Phone 512GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone XS vs Asus ROG Phone phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone X12Apple iPhone XS (512GB)
Apple iPhone XS (512GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2658
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Apple iPhone XS X11Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Asus ROG Phone 512GB
6"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XS (512GB)

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! Comment!


12 Advantages Apple iPhone XS (512GB)
iPhone XS (512GB)vsROG Phone 512GB
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vsUFS 2.1
 13%13%
+Lighter
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs200 grams (7 ounces)
 12%12%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Stainless steel body, front/back glassvsAluminum frame, front/back glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsAMOLED
 17%17%
+Higher resolution screen
1125x2436 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 15%15%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
463 PPIvs402 PPI
 20%20%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported

11 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 512GB
ROG Phone 512GBvsiPhone XS (512GB)
 22%22%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6"vs5.8"
 13%13%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 7.1MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
 50%50%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2658 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector

31 Common items in both devices
512GB (498GB user available)
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
1024 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
Proprietary TV-out / USB Type-C (reversible)
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 3
IP68 certified / Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
ModeliPhone XS (512GB)ROG Phone 512GB
Also known asiPhone Xs A1920, A2097, A2098, A2100Asus ROG Phone ZS600KL, Z01QD
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandAppleAsus
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2018
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)76.16 x 158.83 millimeters (3 x 6.25 in)
Weight177 grams (6.2 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Operating systemiOS 12Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateiOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.96Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (498GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
512GB (498GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1125x2436 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)463 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkAll models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2100 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO (B version)
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (B version)
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1920/A2100 models:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2097 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2098 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,42,46)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,28,29,32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41,46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
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
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.4 52mm 1.0µm
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (12mm FF)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
Front camera7.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
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
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 3D curved glass back panel
- 90Hz display (1ms response time)
- HDR display
- 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut
- Supports glove touch
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4+
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Vapor-chamber cooling system
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2658 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered10V/3A=30W
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone XS (512GB)Asus ROG Phone 512GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered