So finally the Asus Zenfone 5Z has been launched in India, this was already available globally we already know the specifications.
But for the pricing that it has been launched in India makes it Quite an enticing product to talk about.
With all the high and specification this phone comes with, the base within starting at Rs 29,999/- is quite a shocker.
Hindi finally now have another phone that can compete with OnePlus 6 in the flagship killer that has been killing with its high-end specs and affordable price.
Both the Asus Zenfone 5Z and OnePlus 6 are quite similar, on the spec sheet, also in the price segment.
In this article, we are going to be comparing both the smartphones in different areas and see which one is worth your money
Let’s talk about the design
Both the phones have a quite refreshing design, both the smartphones come with an iPhone X like notch, download difference is in the width of the notch. The notch can be turned off in both the smartphones.
And since the front area is mostly the screen, there is hardly any difference when you hold them side by side.
On the brightness part, the Asus Zenfone 5Z is a little Brighter Than the OnePlus 6 because of the 550 nits and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.
Let’s talk about the camera
Both the smartphones have got a Dual camera setup at the back. The Asus Zenfone 5S has got a 12 Megapixel and 8 Megapixel camera and can take quite interesting photos. The front camera is a single 8 Megapixel.
In fact, there is a super-resolution mode which can stitch multiple photos together to make an even higher quality photo.
Talking about the front camera, it isn’t as impressive as the cameras on the back but does pretty well job in taking your portrait photos with blurred effect, thanks to the AI incorporated into the Smartphone.
Both the smartphones are equipped with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) as well as Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS).
Both the smartphones are capable of recording 4K videos, but the OnePlus camera offers more options when it comes to framerates since even the 4K videos can be recorded at 60fps and full HD videos at 30/60 / 240 FPS. There is also the capability of recording 720p videos at 480 FPS, while it is not present in the Asus Zenfone 5Z
The difference is also visible in the front camera, we are OnePlus 6 has got 16 MP camera while the Zenfone 5Z got 8 MP of camera. Sonu. In guessing which camera will click better photos.
Let’s talk about the battery
And the camera is not the only place where I comes to the rescue, there is a bit of AI in the charging department as well, which can make your phone charge slower when you plug it into the charger at the night time, or you can charge your smartphone really fast in the daytime when you are in a rush.
Now, when you are in a rush and when you are not, is AI’s job it figures out. I just heard about it, so I really have to use it before I can tell you more about this.
While if we talk about the OnePlus 6 it has got a fast charger in the form of Dash Charger, which is currently the fastest charging method for a smartphone.
Asus Zenfone 5Z talks about improving the health of battery by putting AI in action.
So does it mean all other smartphones damage the battery when they offer fast charging capabilities? It’s quite debatable in 2018.
Both the smartphones have got a 3300mAh battery which means both are in a similar range when it comes to battery backup.
Let’s talk about Specifications
Another reason for having a similar battery backup is because both the smartphones are powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 which is quite a power efficient processor.
However similar processor is not the only similarity between the phones when it comes to specifications.
All other things such as the sensors, storage options, Android OS, pixel density (402 PPI in both)
Let’s talk about the User Experience
So considering All the departments to be pretty much similar, it all comes down to the user’s preference and the user interface you like on a smartphone.
This Zenfone 5Z is going to attract more people since the pricing is also quite interesting.
While you will have to pay Rs 34999 for OnePlus 6, you can get your hands on the Asus Zenfone 5Z for just Rs 29999 for the wedding having similar storage, and there is an edge at Asus Zenfone 5Z in this department as well, since it has got a hybrid slot meaning you can also expand your storage (up to 2TB), even for the base variant
Apart from all this, there is so much in both smartphones that would be difficult to compare, but if you just want a flagship device with high-end specifications, which is also not heavy on the pocket as well, then yes Asus Zenfone 5Z gets the point here.