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Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB) vs LG Q60 (X525WA)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone Max (M1) vs LG Q60 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG Q60 XAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)07Points
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Q60 (X525WA)
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

16
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Q60 (X525WA)

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!

Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)7 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)vsQ60 (X525WA)15 Advantages LG Q60 (X525WA)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+295 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/3" inches3%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
vs1/3.1" inches
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (10GB user free)vs+64GB (48GB user free)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMCPvs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1440 pixelsvs+720x1520 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
5.45"vs+6.26"15%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 8MPvs+(triple camera) 16MP + 5MP + 2MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
ModelZenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Q60 (X525WA)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone Max M1 ZB555KL (dual-camera) quad-coreLG Q60 LMX525WA, LM-X525WA
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
Canada
Canada
BrandAsusLG
Release dateOctober, 2018May, 2019
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)77 x 161.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.35 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB user free)
eMCP
64GB (48GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.45" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1440 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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/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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, 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 Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
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 Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (17mm 120º)
(triple camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 1/5" 1.12um 13mm 120º)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75um 86º)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold, Ruby Red
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora black
- 19:9 display ratio
- LG UX 7
- DTS:X surround sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10W5V/1.2A
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered19080 minutes | 318 hours | 13.3 days
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)LG Q60 (X525WA)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered