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Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GB vs Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone 5Z vs Apple iPhone XS Max phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone XS Max X11Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GB
Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GB
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Asus Zenfone 5Z X14Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3174
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XS Max 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!


11 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GB
Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBvsiPhone XS Max 512GB
 15%15%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 26%26%
+Lighter
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
 13%13%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 7.1MP
 17%17%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
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
FingerprintvsNot supported
 4%4%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3300 mAhvs3174 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

14 Advantages Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
iPhone XS Max 512GBvsZenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GB
 108%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (498GB user available)vs256GB (240GB user available)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 38%38%
+Higher resolution screen
1242x2688 pixelsvs1080x2246 pixels
 13%13%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
456 PPIvs402 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6.2"
 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 flashvsDual LED 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
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass / Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
ModelZenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBiPhone XS Max 512GB
Also known asAsus Zenfone 5z 8GB RAM, ASUS_Z01RDiPhone Xs Max A1921, A2101, A2102, A2104
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandAsusApple
Release dateJune, 2018September, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.65 x 153 millimeters (2.98 x 6.02 in)77.4 x 157.5 millimeters (3.05 x 6.2 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredStainless steel body, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoiOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (240GB user available)512GB (498GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1242x2688 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100

B version (USA):
UMTS 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100

C version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
All models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2104 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat15/Cat18

A version:
LTE Cat15 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28,32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

B version (USA):
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,41)

C version:
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Band 40)
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1921/A2104 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)

A2101 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)

A2102 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)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1200/100 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
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 / back cameraAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP f/2.0 12mm 1/4"
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.4 52mm 1.0µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens28mm 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 (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Front camera8 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens32mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 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
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 95% DCI-P3 coverage
- Supports glove touch
- Face recognition
- ASUS ZenUI 5.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- DTS sound (only headphones)
- Fast battery charging 9V/2A=18W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3300 mAh3174 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 256GBApple iPhone XS Max 512GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.16 W/Kg (head) | 0.89 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered