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Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB) vs HTC Bolt

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max vs HTC Bolt phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC Bolt XAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)05Points
Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC Bolt
5.5"
SLCD3

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? HTC Bolt

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 (ZC550KL 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)vsBolt24 Advantages HTC Bolt
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 3
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+5000 mAh56%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3200 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core98%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
202 grams (7.07 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)16%
Lighter
10.6 millimeters (0.42 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)31%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+534 PPI100%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
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) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP57 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
5.5"
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
f/2.0 (aperture)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
ModelZenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)Bolt
Other model namesAsus ZenFone Max Dual Sim 4G ZC550KLSprint HTC Bolt 32GB, HTC Bolt 2PYB2, HTC 2PYB2, HTC Acadia
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandAsusHTC
Release dateJanuary, 2016November, 2016
Depth10.6 millimeters (0.42 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)156 x 77.5 millimeters (6.14 x 3.05 in)77.3 x 153.59 millimeters (3.04 x 6.05 in)
Weight202 grams (7.07 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP57 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMMC 4.5
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
Global: 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

China,India: 1800/2100 (Bands 1,3), TD-LTE: 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat9 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,12,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
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 (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 2.0
- Toshiba camera sensor
- Laser autofocus camera (0.03 seconds)
- Dual tone flash
- Beidou GPS
- 5GB Asus Webstorage
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- Slow motion 720p@120fps
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2250 minutes | 37.5 hours | 1.6 daysfeature not registered
Standby54840 minutes | 914 hours | 38.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL 16GB)HTC Bolt
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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