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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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Vivo NEX S 128GB
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2316

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare vivo NEX S X09Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
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

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 phone! Comment!


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 vivid
Super 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
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" 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 safer
Android 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 use
2 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 faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

09 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GB
Zenfone 3 Ultra ZU680KL 128GBvsNEX S 128GB
 9%9%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (118GB user available)vs128GB (108GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 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) 23MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 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 general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 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, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature 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 (108GB 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 depth sensor (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 size1/2.55" 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, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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 (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Red
- Funtouch OS 4
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- 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)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)22.5W9V 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