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Asus ROG Phone 512GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Asus ROG Phone 512GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500 phones. Which is the best phone?

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10 Asus ROG Phone 512GB vs 15 Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500

Asus ROG Phone 512GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
6"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500

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10 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 512GB

ROG Phone 512GBvsGalaxy S8 SM-G9500
 10%10%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 9 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (498GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6"vs5.8"
 64%64%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 8MPvs(back) 12.2 megapixels
Advantage+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and saferAndroid 8.1 OreovsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 33%33%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableUSB Type-C (reversible)vsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz/60Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz/60Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)

15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500

Galaxy S8 SM-G9500vsROG Phone 512GB
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 29%29%
+Lighter
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs200 grams (7 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsAMOLED
 83%83%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 41%41%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs402 PPI
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceIris scannervsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceHeart ratevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceSpO2vsNot supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported

34 Common items in both devices

+More resistant materialAluminum frame, front/back glass
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+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 / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth1/2.55" inches
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies(front) 8 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files1024 Mbps
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm 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 deviceFingerprint (rear-mounted)
+Sensors help you use the deviceFace recognition (unlock)
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-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
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster5.0 version A2DP/LE
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector / USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+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 5
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified) / IP68 certified
+ 26 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
BrandAsusSamsung
ModelROG Phone 512GBGalaxy S8 SM-G9500
Also known asAsus ROG Phone ZS600KL, Asus ROG A version, B versionGalaxy S8 Duos G9500, Samsung Dream
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)China
Release dateSeptember, 2018April, 2017
Depth8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.16 x 158.83 millimeters (3 x 6.25 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Asus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.96Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage512GB (498GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual 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
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO (B version)
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (B version)
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 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)
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP 12mm FF
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz/60Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
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
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAsus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10V/3A=30Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Asus ROG Phone 512GBSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G9500
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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