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Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 5Z vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) XAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)11Points
Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Compare Asus Zenfone 5Z X
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 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!

Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)11 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)vsGalaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+1080x2246 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+402 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs392 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps78%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.2"vs+6.3"2%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP135%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+3800 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

32 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelZenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 5z 6GB RAM (ZS621KL), ASUS_Z01RDGalaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim (8GB RAM), Samsung A920
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.65 x 153 millimeters (2.98 x 6.02 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels (18.7:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI392 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 550 nits60Hz
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/100 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat9 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
CallingAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.012mm1/4"1.12µmFF
(quad camera)
24 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.9"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP ultrawidef/2.412mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.9µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 95% DCI-P3 coverage
- Supports glove touch
- ASUS ZenUI 5.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- DTS sound (only headphones)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3800 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone 5Z (ZS621KL 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.04W/kg (head) | 0.37W/kg (body)0.27W/kg (head) | 0.84W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.2W/kg (head) | 1.477W/kg (body)feature not registered
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