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Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52) vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 II vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M2) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsAsus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)Compare Sony Xperia 5 II X
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)

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 5 II (XQ-AS52)29 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)vsZenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)6 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMCP
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2520 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+449 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP112%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: 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
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/1.7" inches71%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.9" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+21W110%
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
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (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
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
6.1"vs+6.26"3%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

23 Common items in both devices
128GB (110GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
ModelXperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Other model namesXperia 5 Mark II XQAS52 (128GB+8GB RAM) 5GAsus Zenfone Max Pro M2 ZB631KL (6GB RAM), X01BDA
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyAsus
Release dateSeptember, 2020December, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)75.5 x 157.9 millimeters (2.97 x 6.22 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)175 grams (6.13 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 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (110GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)1080x2280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI403 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps400/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13/5
VoLTE
Global version;
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
America version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 8, 28, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: 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 only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Titanium
- Display: 19:9, 450nits
- Touch glove display
- Sony IMX486 sensor back camera
- NXP sound amplifier
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2700 minutes | 45 hours | 1.9 days
Standbyfeature not registered50000 minutes | 833.3 hours | 34.7 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL 128GB)
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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