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Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone 3 Max vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom X20Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM
Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Asus Zenfone 3 Max X10Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
4.3"
AMOLED

540x960

16
MP

2mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2330
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM

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! Comment!


20 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM
Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMvsGalaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
 60%60%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 167%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR3vs1.5GB LPDDR2
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (24GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 19%19%
+Lighter
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
 86%86%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 57%57%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs256 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs4.3"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 55%55%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/3.1 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 2MP
Advantage
+Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.0 NougatvsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 76%76%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4100 mAhvs2330 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105vsZenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAM
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage
+The Xenon flash helps in dark places or in low light
Xenon flashvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 30%30%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/3" inches
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 16MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
HD (1280x720 pixels)
4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
ModelZenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMGalaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Also known asAsus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL 4GB/32GB 5.5" Dual-SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom LTE SM-C105 8GB
Country or region availableEuropePhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaJapanTaiwanVarious (International)AustraliaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesEuropeSingaporeVarious (International)
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2016August, 2013
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)76.24 x 151.4 millimeters (3 x 5.96 in)63.5 x 125.5 millimeters (2.5 x 4.94 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)208 grams (7.28 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)Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212 (32nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 450MhzARM Mali-400 MP4 400Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (24GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~64% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

Taiwan/Japan:
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100

India/Indonesia:
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

Taiwan/Japan:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)

India/Indonesia:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE 2300 (Band 40)
LTE Cat3 800/900/1800/2600 (3,6,7,8)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Main camera16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashXenon flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/3.1 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.3µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Front camera8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
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
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Titanium Grey, Glacier Silver, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- 450nits brightness screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX UI
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- 10x optical zoom (24-240mm)
- Panorama photo
- Dropbox 50GB
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice natural language
Power supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh2330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V 2A 10Wfeature not registered
Talk time1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby54720 minutes | 912 hours | 38 days34200 minutes | 570 hours | 23.8 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Asus Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 ZC553KL 4GB RAMSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 4G SM-C105
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.33 W/Kg (head) | 0.675 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.255 W/Kg (head) | 0.166 W/Kg (body)