The Asus Zenfone 2 and the Moto X Style both compete in the $300-$400 price range. Which of these two has the better specifications and features?
The Asus Zenfone 2, which USA Today said is a work that balances both price and performance, is an Android Lollipop-powered smartphone that boasts of a 5.5-inch IPS capacitive display outputting 1080p resolution. The Zenfone 2’s display density is at 401 pixels per inch (ppi).
According to Ecumenical News, the Zenfone 2 is available in two models. One is powered by an Intel Atom Z3580 chipset with a CPU at 2.3 GHz and a PowerVR G6430 GPU and has 4GB of RAM. Another model has 2GB of RAM backing up its Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset that is clocked at 1.7 GHz.
The Zenfone 2 has a native storage space of 4GB, which can be expanded up to 64GB although a report by The Verge said ASUS is looking to release a version with 256GB of internal storage.
It also has a 3000 mAh battery, Ecumenical News said, while Tech News Today added that the ZenFone 2 has a 13-megapixel rear camera with HDR capability and a 5-megapixel front shooter.
The Moto X Style has a 5.7-inch TFT screen with a display resolution of 2560×1440 at a depth of 520 ppi, which is clearly superior to the ZenFone 2, Gizmag said.
The website also reported that the Moto X Style is powered by a Snapdragon 808 64-bit processor, supported by 3GB of RAM. It also has a 3,000 mAh battery, and has storage options of 16, 32 and 64GB, which are all expandable using MicroSD cards for up to 128GB.
The Christian Post noted that the Moto X Style boasts of a 21 megapixel camera that can shoot slow motion videos with an at most 4k resolution, as well as a 5 megapixel selfie camera at the front of the device.