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Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB) vs Realme X2 Pro (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 8 vs Realme X2 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme X2 Pro XAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)15Points
Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64.1
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 8 (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 8 (128GB/8GB)15 Advantages Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)vsX2 Pro (256GB)10 Advantages Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core8%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs90Hz
+446 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+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
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+(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 10
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8GB LPDDR5vs+12GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (107GB available)vs+256GB (240GB available)124%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
5.9"vs+6.5"10%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 64MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64.1MP + 13MP + 8MP + 2MP15%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/1.73" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 12MPvs+(front) 16MP33%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
30Wvs+50W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
ModelZenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)X2 Pro (256GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 8 (ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU)Oppo Realme X2 Pro RMX1931 (12GB RAM + 256GB)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)China
(Europe), (Global, International), China
BrandAsusRealme
Release dateMay, 2021October, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)75.7 x 161 millimeters (2.98 x 6.34 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)
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, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 640 672Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
256GB (240GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.9" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)446 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1100 nits, HDR10+90Hz, 1000 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 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 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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
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/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112º14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
(quad camera)
64.1 megapixels
13MP telephotof/2.552mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/3.2"1.4µmPDAF
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels9248x6936 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 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 pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver
- ZenUI 8
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Lunar White, Neptune Blue, Red Master Edition, Gray Master Edition
- ColorOS 6.1
- DCI-P3 100% display
- Dolby Atmos (24-bit/192kHz)
- SuperVOOC Flash Charge: 100% in 35min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
50W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/8GB)Realme X2 Pro (256GB)
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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