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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) vs Samsung Galaxy A53 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A53 X Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB) 07Points
6"
IPS

1080x2160

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26Points Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB) Compare Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) X
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)

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 Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)} 7 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB) vs Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)} 26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)5%
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
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (5nm)28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+256GB (218GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+405 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.5"8%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs+(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
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
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 [wifi4]vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE 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 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

19 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+12 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
ModelZenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Other model namesASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB602KL (4GB RAM), ASUS_X00TDBGalaxy A53 5G SM-A5360 Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Global, International)Brazil(Europe)
(Global, International), Brazil, (Europe)
ChinaHong KongTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
BrandAsusSamsung
Release date5/3/20183/24/2022, Announced: 3/17/2022
Depth8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159 millimeters (2.99 x 6.26 in)74.8 x 159.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.28 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

📲 Display

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display features450nits[typ]800nits[typ]
HDR10
Always-On Display

🤖 Operating System

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 12
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 14
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 4.1 / 5.1 / 6.0

⚙️ Processor

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit: Samsung Exynos 1280 (5nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.6GHz Kryo 260 Silver (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509ARM Mali-G68 (1GHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
Geekbench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
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 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depth f/2.41.12μm
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawide f/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macro f/2.4
5MP depth f/2.4
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@60fps

📸 Front camera

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
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 length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Wired charging25W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy42 hours (1.8 days)42 hours (1.8 days)
Standby840 hours (35 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Meteor silver, Deepsea black
• 2.5D curved glass display
• NXP amplifier
• Colors: Black, White, Blue, Peach

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 64GB/4GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
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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