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Sony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE) vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia Z2 vs Asus Zenfone 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus Zenfone 2 XSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)17Points
Sony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsAsus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)Compare Sony Xperia Z2 X
Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)

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Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)17 Advantages Sony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)vsZenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
+2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+16GB (12GB user free)20%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB user free)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)33%
Thinner
vs10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
+424 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+(back) 20.7MP62%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+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 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3200 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB - MHL-2Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IPxx certified)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
5.2"vs+5.5"6%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 5MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

29 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
ModelXperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z2 D6543 TV Brazil, Sony D6543, Sony Sirius VivAsus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Dual-sim (16GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandSonyAsus
Release dateMarch, 2014March, 2015
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 146.8 millimeters (2.89 x 5.78 in)77.2 x 152.5 millimeters (3.04 x 6 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
HardwareSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB (28nm)64bit - Intel Atom Z3560
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.8Ghz Quad-Core Intel Silvermont
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB user free)16GB (10GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8)LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 Bands (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,20) - USA: 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 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
CameraSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-2Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3 X-Reality
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony Clear Audio+
- HD Voice
- Miracast
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- ANT+ support
- IP58 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30min
- Colors: Black, Gold, Gray, Red, White
- Asus ZenUI
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 40min
- 5GB free ASUS WebStorage
- OpenGL 3.0
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Asus BoostMaster 18W adapter included
Power supplySony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3200 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby44400 minutes | 740 hours | 30.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia Z2 (TV 4G LTE)Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered