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ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978) vs Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)

Side by side comparison between ZTE Blade V8 Pro vs Acer Liquid Z5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Acer Liquid Z5 XZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)27Points
ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3140
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
5"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

2000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)

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!

Blade V8 Pro (Z978)27 Advantages ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)vsLiquid Z5 (Z150)4 Advantages Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR35 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+32GB (22GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (2GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+401 PPI105%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+5.5"10%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 8MP25 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3140 mAh57%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
185 grams (6.48 ounces)vs+147 grams (5.15 ounces)26%
Lighter
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
ModelBlade V8 Pro (Z978)Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Other model namesZTE Blade V8 Pro Z978, ZTE BV8P121Acer Liquid Z5 Single-Sim, Acer Z150 HM.HDKEK.001
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)United Arab Emirates(Europe)Taiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Taiwan
BrandZTEAcer
Release dateJanuary, 2017January, 2014
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 156 millimeters (3.03 x 6.14 in)73.5 x 145.5 millimeters (2.89 x 5.73 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)147 grams (5.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)ZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6572 (28nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzARM Mali-400 MP1 500Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR3512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)4GB (2GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/11 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/900/1700/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
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
CameraZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720)
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashLEDNot 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
MultimediaZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC
ConnectivityZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black Diamond
- USB On-The-Go
- 2.5D curved edge screen
- Metal frame
- Plastic back case
- MiFavor UI
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dolby audio sound enhancement
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 2.0
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Essential White, Gentle Grey
- DTS sound
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3140 mAh2000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby33120 minutes | 552 hours | 23 days42600 minutes | 710 hours | 29.6 days
Radiation rateZTE Blade V8 Pro (Z978)Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150)
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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