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Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL) vs Sharp Aquos S3 mini

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max (M1) vs Sharp Aquos S3 mini phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sharp Aquos S3 mini XAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)07Points
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sharp Aquos S3 mini
5.5"
IGZO

1080x2040

16
MP

20.2mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sharp Aquos S3 mini

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 (ZC520KL)7 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)vsAquos S3 mini16 Advantages Sharp Aquos S3 mini
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT-IGZO
+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
+4000 mAh32%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3020 mAh
+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)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core94%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)143%
More internal storage for applications and files
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)19%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2040 pixels139%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+420 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+5.5"6%
Larger screen
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 20.2MP152%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + 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 2.0, 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 GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

29 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
ModelZenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Aquos S3 mini
Other model namesAsus Zenfone Max M1 ZC520KL-4A136BR (dual-camera) quad-coreSharp Aquos S3 mini 6GB RAM + 64GB FS8018
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
ChinaSouth KoreaHong KongTaiwanVietnam
China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam
BrandAsusSharp
Release dateOctober, 2018March, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 150.5 millimeters (2.89 x 5.93 in)73 x 142.7 millimeters (2.87 x 5.62 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMCP
64GB (51GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT-IGZO
Screen size5.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2040 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI420 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
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 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 3, 7, 28)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
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 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide120º
16 megapixels
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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
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 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels20.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3888 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 registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel2µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3020 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Sharp Aquos S3 mini
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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