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Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB) vs LG G5 (H840)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Live (L2) vs LG G5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G5 XAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)08Points
Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G5 (H840)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (H840)

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 Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)8 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)vsG5 (H840)23 Advantages LG G5 (H840)
+140 grams (4.9 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
+5.5"4%
Larger screen
vs5.3"
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)6%
Thinner
720x1440 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
293 PPIvs+554 PPI89%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP199%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
ModelZenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)G5 (H840)
Other model namesAsus ZenFone Live L2 ZA550KL (2GB RAM)LG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandAsusLG
Release dateApril, 2019March, 2016
Depth8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels (18:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)293 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkA version (Europe):
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

B version (India):
UMTS 850/900/2100

C version:
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

D version (America):
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

A version (Europe):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (40)

B version (India):
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)

C version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 41)

D version (America):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18)
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
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 Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical 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/video only main camera
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Rocket Red, Cosmic Blue
- Android Go edition
- ZenUI 5
- Touch glove display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
- LG 360 VR supported
- LG CAM Plus supported
- 3D Arc Glass screen
- Modular battery
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 days
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)LG G5 (H840)
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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