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Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max (M1) vs Samsung Galaxy A52 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A52 XAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)05Points
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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27PointsSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Asus Zenfone Max (M1) X
Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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 Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)vsGalaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core99%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (102GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMCPvs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
295 PPIvs+405 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.45"vs+6.5"19%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/3" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches74%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
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) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
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) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+25W150%
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.
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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
ModelZenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone Max M1 ZB555KL (dual-camera) quad-coreGalaxy A52 (4G) SM-A525F/Dual-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2018March, 2021
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70.9 x 147.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.8 in)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMCP
128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.45" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 800 nits
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-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/upload150/50 Mbps600/100 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawide17mm120º
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels10120x6328 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 registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold, Ruby Red
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue
- One UI 3.1
- 2 stereo speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZB555KL 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.348W/kg (head) | 0.844W/kg (body)
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