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vivo NEX S 128GB vs Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between vivo NEX S 128GB vs Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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12 vivo NEX S 128GB vs 08 Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB

vivo NEX S 128GB
SpecificationsCompareModels
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2316

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
SpecificationsCompareModels
6.8"
IPS+

1080x1920

23
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is vivo NEX S 128GB

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12 Advantages vivo NEX S 128GB

NEX S 128GBvsZenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
 55%55%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 17%17%
+Lighter
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs233 grams (8.16 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT Super IPS+
 21%21%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2316 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 20%20%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
388 PPIvs324 PPI
 4%4%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 11%11%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
Advantage+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and saferAndroid 8.1 OreovsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

08 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB

Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GBvsNEX S 128GB
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 18%18%
+Thinner
6.8 millimeters (0.27 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.8"vs6.59"
 34%34%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 23 megapixelsvs(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 5MP
 15%15%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4600 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableUSB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices

+More internal storage for applications and files128GB (110GB user available) / 128GB (118GB user available)
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both cameras
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies(front) 8 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceFingerprint
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Non removable)
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 21 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
BrandvivoAsus
ModelNEX S 128GBZenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Also known asNEX旗舰版, vivo NEX Special edition, NEX Ultimate, BBK ApexAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra 4GB/128GB ZU680KL DualSim, Asus Mercury
Country or region where it's soldChinaVarious (International)Various (International)
Release dateJune, 2018August, 2016
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.8 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 162 millimeters (3.03 x 6.38 in)93.9 x 186.4 millimeters (3.7 x 7.34 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)233 grams (8.16 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)vivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Hardwarevivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)128GB (118GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Displayvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT Super IPS+
Screen size6.59" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2316 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)388 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and datavivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Global version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 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
Primary camera / Back cameravivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP f/2.4
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5520x4140 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 24 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.5" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameravivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimediavivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Red
- Fingerprint under display
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Funtouch OS 4
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Fast battery charging 22W
- Pop-up front camera
- Wifi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- Sony IMX318 sensor camera
- DTS headphone
- Hi-Res audio 192kHz/24bit
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Fast charging battery: 60% in 45min
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyvivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered9V 2A 18W
Talk timefeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)vivo NEX S 128GBAsus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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