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Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone 3 Max vs Samsung Galaxy S4 mini phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 mini X18Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB
Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Asus Zenfone 3 Max X06Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
4.3"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

2mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1900
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB

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!


18 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB
Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBvsGalaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
 4%4%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.25Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs1.5GB LPDDR2
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (24GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
 5%5%
+Thinner
8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 10%10%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
282 PPIvs256 PPI
 21%21%
+Larger screen
5.2"vs4.3"
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.2 (aperture)vsf/2.6 (aperture)
 162%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5MPvs(front) 2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 116%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4100 mAhvs1900 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GBvsZenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GB
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 38%38%
+Lighter
107 grams (3.75 ounces)vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
4.0 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
ModelZenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBGalaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Also known asAsus Zenfone 3 Max ZC520TL 3GB/32GB 5.2" Dual-SimSamsung Galaxy S4 mini i9190, Galaxy S IV, Samsung Serrano
Country or region availableUSAEuropeVarious (International)feature not registered
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2016July, 2013
Depth8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 149.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.89 in)61.3 x 124.6 millimeters (2.41 x 4.91 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)107 grams (3.75 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930
CPU processor1.25Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.7Ghz Dual-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (24GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900 (China)GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

Asia/Brazil:
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100

India/Indonesia:
UMTS 850/900/2100

USA:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China:
CDMA,TD-SCDMA
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4

Global:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

Asia/Brazil:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,41)

India/Indonesia:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Band 40)

USA:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17)

China:
LTE (Bands 1,3,7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Main camera13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Front camera5 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Titanium Grey, Glacier Silver, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White Frost, Black Mist
- Samsung TouchWiz 5.0 UX
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh1900 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V 2A 10Wfeature not registered
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 days18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.2 ZC520TL 32GBSamsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-i9190 8GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.368 W/Kg (head) | 1.333 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.298 W/Kg (head) | 0.361 W/Kg (body)