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Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB) vs Motorola Moto C (XT1755)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max (M1) vs Motorola Moto C phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto C XAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)25Points
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
5"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2350
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)

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 Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)25 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)vsMoto C (XT1755)2 Advantages Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs154 grams (5.39 ounces)
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+720x1440 pixels153%
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+295 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+5.45"9%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 8MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+f/2.0 (aperture)40%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.8 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)5 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh70%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2350 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
eMCPvs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

22 Common items in both devices
16GB (10GB available)
16 million
LED flash on both cameras
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4G LTE
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
ModelZenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Moto C (XT1755)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone Max M1 ZB555KL (dual-camera) quad-coreLenovo Moto C XT1755 (4G) Dual-sim, Motorola Watson
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
IndiaIndonesia
India, Indonesia
BrandAsusMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2018June, 2017
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)73.6 x 145.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.73 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMCP
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5.45" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
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)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawide17mm120º
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusNot supported
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)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (720x480)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Other features- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold, Ruby Red
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Starry black, Pearl white
- VoLTE
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
HC40
Battery capacity4000 mAh2350 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Motorola Moto C (XT1755)
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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