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Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB) vs HTC Bolt

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550) vs HTC Bolt phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC Bolt XAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)05Points
Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
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 Zoom (ZX550 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)vsBolt24 Advantages HTC Bolt
+Aluminum frame, glass front, leather backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum body, glass front
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 3
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+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)
2.3Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
185 grams (6.48 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)6%
Lighter
12 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)48%
Thinner
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+534 PPI33%
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
f/2.7 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)35%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(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+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3200 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 2.0, 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+IP57 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
5.5"
Dual-LED flash
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
ModelZenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)Bolt
Other model namesAsus Zenfone Zoom ZX550 (Dual-Sim), Asus ZX550Sprint HTC Bolt 32GB, HTC Bolt 2PYB2, HTC 2PYB2, HTC Acadia
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusHTC
Release dateDecember, 2015November, 2016
Depth12 millimeters (0.47 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78.8 x 158.9 millimeters (3.1 x 6.26 in)77.3 x 153.59 millimeters (3.04 x 6.05 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front, leather backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP57 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
Chipset64bit - Intel Atom Z3580 (22nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Intel SilvermontOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 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 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (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+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 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 Zoom (ZX550 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/2.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 Zoom (ZX550 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 aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
RadioNot supportedNot 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 Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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 Zoom (ZX550 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
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Asus ZenUI
- Hoya camera sensor
- Laser autofocus camera (0.03 seconds)
- 3x optical zoom camera
- Dual tone flash
- 5GB Asus Webstorage
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Only one micro SIM card can connect to 3G/4G service at a time
- 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 Zoom (ZX550 16GB)HTC Bolt
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Zoom (ZX550 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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