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Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB) vs Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix vs Lenovo Phab 2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Lenovo Phab 2 XAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)26Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
6.4"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4050
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)26 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)vsPhab 2 (PB2-650M)5 Advantages Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core158%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (100GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+391 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs229 PPI
+6.59"3%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4050 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+225 grams (7.88 ounces)7%
Lighter
9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)3%
Thinner
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

19 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+12 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
ModelROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)Lenovo Phab2 Dual-Sim 32GB, Lenovo PB2-650M
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)EgyptUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)India
(Global, International), Egypt, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), India
BrandAsusLenovo
Release dateJuly, 2020June, 2016
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)89.5 x 175 millimeters (3.52 x 6.89 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)225 grams (7.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT8735 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory8GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.59" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI229 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 850/800/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2500/2300/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
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-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
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
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 only main camera
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gunmetal Grey, Champagne Gold
- Aluminum body
- 85° wide angle front camera
- Dolby Atmos audio (capture 5.1)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh4050 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registered20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Lenovo Phab 2 (PB2-650M)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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