Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.4
Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
3.3
6
Performance & Hardware
3.8
5.5
Camera
4.3
7.5
Connectivity
4.9
6.7
Battery
3.6
5.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
ZE500CL
D5803, D5833

Release Date

Release date
March 2015, 4 years ago
September 2014, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.5 mm
148.1 mm
10.9 mm
64.9 mm
127.0 mm
8.6 mm
Weight
155 g
129 g
Usable surface
65 %
70 %
Materials
-
-
Resistance
-
IP65
IP68
Colors
Black

Red

White
Black

Green

Orange

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
4.6"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
319 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Full Lamination Technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes





Prototypes
Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Intel Atom Z2560
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU
Intel Saltwell HT
Krait 400
Type
Dual-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.6 GHz
2.5 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR SGX544 MP2
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
27.500
Overall performance better than 30% of devices
59.887
Overall performance better than 61% of devices

Storage

Capacity
8 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.176 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX220 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
2.2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Full Active
Single Sim
Type
Unknown
Unknown
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

--
0.687 W/Kg on head
0.897 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
0.979 W/Kg on head
1.120 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2500 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Prices

Prices

Prices