Spec Battle : ASUS ZenFone 2 Vs OnePlus One
The ASUS Zenfone series is a highly appreciated lineup in the Indian smartphone market. The Taiwanese electronics maker already has Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 in its India handset portfolio and today, it expanded its ZenFone range in the country with the launch of ZenFone 2. The latest iteration is a mid-range smartphone and known to boast the powerful 4GB of RAM.
Priced at Rs. 22,999, ZenFone 2 holds quite a good spec sheet. It has an edge over many the high-end smartphones and competes with devices like Huawei Honor 6 Plus, iPhone 5c, and LG G3. We have pitted it against the flagship killer of 2014 i.e. OnePlus One and here are the differences between the two.
ASUS ZenFone 2
|Display||5.5-inch Full-HD, 1080×1920 pixels||5.5-inch Full-HD, 1080×1920 pixels|
|Processor||2.5GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 801||2.3GHz quad-core Intel Z3580|
|Storage||64GB, non-expandable||64GB, expandable up to 64GB|
|Camera||13MP Rear and 5MP Front||13MP Rear and 5MP Front|
|Operating System||CyanogenMod 12||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Price||Rs. 21,999||Rs. 22,999|
As you can see in the table above, both OnePlus One and ASUS ZenFone 2 bear nearly the same specifications. Both the devices have a 5.5-inch Full-HD display, 64GB onboard memory, 13MP primary shooter, and 5MP selfie camera. The One has a slightly bigger battery and stuffs a Snapdragon processor, while the new ZenFone houses an Intel chipset. The ZenFone is priced Rs. 1,000 higher than the OnePlus One.
OnePlus has an edge over the ZenFone as it give a variation to the users by offering CyanogenMod which can now be upgraded to CyanogenMod 12 or Oxygen OS now. The ZenFone 2, on the other hand, comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop. We won’t be able to give a final verdict till we’ve reviewed Asus’ new flagship. Stay tuned, more coming up on iGyaan.