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Asus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 4 Max vs Samsung Galaxy J4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J4 XAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)14Points
Asus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Compare Asus Zenfone 4 Max X
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)

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!

Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)14 Advantages Asus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)vsGalaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (52GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP39%
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
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

26 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
720x1280 pixels
267 PPI
5.5"
LED flash on both cameras
Only digital zoom
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
ModelZenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 4 Max Octa-Core (4GB RAM) 5,5" ZC554KLGalaxy J4 J400F/Dual-sim, SM-J400FZKDINS
Country or region availableUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)
United Arab Emirates, (Europe)
United Arab EmiratesIndiaPakistan(Global, International)
United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan, (Global, International)
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017May, 2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.9 x 154 millimeters (3.03 x 6.06 in)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 450MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)16GB (10GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP12mm120º
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Gray, Rose Pink, Gold, Black
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- ASUS ZenUI 4.0
- PixelMaster 4.0
- Fast battery charging 5V/2A=10W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2400 minutes | 40 hours | 1.7 days1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standby66240 minutes | 1104 hours | 46 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.356W/kg (head) | 1.492W/kg (body)
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