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Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE) vs Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Microsoft Lumia 640 XL vs Asus Zenfone Go phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus Zenfone Go XMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)14Points
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)
5.7"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
06PointsAsus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)Compare Microsoft Lumia 640 XL X
Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2070
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)14 Advantages Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)vsZenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)6 Advantages Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)11%
Thinner
vs10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+5.7"14%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(front) 5MP162%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+3000 mAh45%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2070 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core8%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB (3GB user free)vs+8GB (4GB user free)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
171 grams (5.99 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)27%
Lighter
258 PPIvs+294 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
700000 apps (Marketplace)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use

29 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
720x1280 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
ModelLumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Other model namesMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL LTE RM-1075 Dual-simAsus Zenfone Go ZC500TG Z00VD
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMicrosoftAsus
Release dateApril, 2015August, 2015
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)81.5 x 157.9 millimeters (3.21 x 6.22 in)71 x 144.5 millimeters (2.8 x 5.69 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)135 grams (4.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.1Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6580 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305ARM Mali-400
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (3GB user free)8GB (4GB user free)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)258 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networksMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,28,38,40)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
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
CallingMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Lumia Denim UI
- Microsoft ClearBlack display
- OneDrive 30GB
- WiFi hotspot
- Headset not included
- Colors: Black, White, Red
- Asus ZenUI
- Asus ZenMotion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2070 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1420 minutes | 23.7 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standby56160 minutes | 936 hours | 39 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMicrosoft Lumia 640 XL (4G LTE)Asus Zenfone Go (ZC500TG 8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered