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Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB) vs Meizu M5 (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 8 vs Meizu M5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Meizu M5 XAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)28Points
Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Meizu M5 (16GB)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3070
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)

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 8 (128GB/6GB)28 Advantages Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)vsM5 (16GB)4 Advantages Meizu M5 (16GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core104%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (107GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+446 PPI58%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+5.9"13%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 64MP + 12MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 12MP138%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3070 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)22%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
ModelZenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)M5 (16GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 8 (ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU)Meizu M5 16GB/2GB M611A, M611D, M611Y, Meizu Meilan M5
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)China(Europe)Hong Kong
(Global, International), China, (Europe), Hong Kong
BrandAsusMeizu
Release dateMay, 2021November, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)72.8 x 147.2 millimeters (2.87 x 5.8 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6750 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzARM Mali-T860 MP2 520Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR52GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
16GB (9GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.9" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)446 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusNot supported
Display features120Hz, 1100 nits(typ), HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat6 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 38, 40, 66, 71, 77, 78)
Global version:
SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112º14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.73" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.93" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver
- ZenUI 8
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Preto, Branco, Dourado, Verde, Azul
- Cuerpo de policarbonato
- Flyme 5.2 UI
- Pantalla 2.5D contorneado
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3070 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Meizu M5 (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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