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Sony Xperia 1 (J8110) vs Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 vs Asus Zenfone Live (L1) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsAsus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)Compare Sony Xperia 1 X
Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)

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!

Xperia 1 (J8110)32 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)vsZenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)7 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core128%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMCP
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1644x3840 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+643 PPI119%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs293 PPI
+6.5"18%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP182%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)25%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps10 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3330 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W80%
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.
vs10W
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)27%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

18 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
ModelXperia 1 (J8110)Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony KumanoAsus ZenFone Live L1 ZA550KL X00RD (1GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)
(Latin America), (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyAsus
Release dateMay, 2019May, 2018
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels720x1440 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI293 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps150/50 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)

America version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF2x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.416mm1/3.4"1.0µm
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Space Blue, Rose Pink, Shimmer Gold
- Android Go edition
- ZenUI 5
- Touch glove display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3330 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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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