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ASUS ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro Specs Comparison

This week, both ASUS and OnePlus launched their latest flagship smartphones, with the ZenFone 6 and the 7 Pro representing each company respectively. We put them head to head with each other to see how their specs match up and differ. Read on!

SPECSASUS ZenFone 6OnePlus 7 Pro
Display6.4-inch 19.5:9 FHD+ All-screen nano-edge IPS display @2340 x 1080px, Corning Gorilla Glass 66.67-inch 3120 x 1440 Fluid AMOLED display, 516ppi
HDR10+, 90Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855 2.84GHz octa-core CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 855 (7nm) 2.84GHz octa-core CPU
GPUAdreno 640 GPUAdreno 640 GPU
ExpandableUp to 2TB via dedicated micro SD card slotN/A
Rear camera48MP f/1.79 Sony IMX586 PDAF + 13MP ultra-wide (125-degree) dual flip cameras w/ Laser autofocus, Dual LED flash, 90-degree flip support48MP F1.6 + 16MP F2.2 (ultrawide) + 8MP F2.4 (telephoto) triple-rear cameras
Front camera48MP f/1.79 Sony IMX586 PDAF + 13MP ultra-wide (125-degree) dual flip cameras w/ Laser autofocus, Dual LED flash, 90-degree flip support16MP F2.0 front camera (pop-up)
LTEDual 4G LTE Cat. 134G, LTE Cat. 18
WiFiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS (Dual bands, L1+L5), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1), GALILEO (Dual bands, E1+E5a), QZSS (Dual bands, L1+L5)GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band), GLONASS, Galileo (E1+E5a Dual Band), Beidou, SBAS, A-GPS
Feature3.5mm audio port, Smart Key button, Stereo SpeakersDual stereo speakers, Haptic Vibration, Fnatic mode
BiometricsFace unlock, Rear-mounted fingerprint scannerFace unlock, In-diplay fingerprint
OSZenUI 6 (Android 9 Pie)OxygenOS based on Android 9 Pie
Battery5,000mAh w/ Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0 Technology4,000mAh with Warp Charge 30 Fast Charging
ColorMidnight Black, Twilight SilverMirror Gray, Nebula Blue, Almond

Summary of advantages

ASUS ZenFone 6

  • Expandable storage
  • Flip camera for better selfies
  • 3.5mm audio port
  • Larger battery capacity

OnePlus 7 Pro

  • Larger screen
  • Bigger RAM option
  • Pop-up front camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor

Beginning with the display, the OnePlus 7 Pro’s is larger at 6.67 inches. Both devices also have Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphones also differ in the aspect that the 7 Pro has slightly curved edges while the Zenfone 6 employs very slim borders; both of them do have a thin, noticeable chin. The ZenFone 6 only has a 2340 x 1080px FHD+ IPS screen, so the OnePlus 7 Pro trumps this round by having a 3120 x 1440px Fluid AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz.

Both devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 so one can expect top-notch performance from each of them. When it comes to RAM, both devices begin their offerings at 6GB and have a larger option of 8GB. The OnePlus 7 Pro goes an extra step above the ZenFone 6 by offering a 12GB RAM option. Storage-wise, the ZenFone 6 starts at 64GB and goes up to 256GB, however, that isn’t the maximum yet as the storage can be expanded up to a whopping 2TB via the dedicated micro SD card slot. The 7 Pro has two storage options at 128GB and 256GB; users will have to stick with that as it doesn’t have expandable storage. The ZenFone 6 trumps this round.

Up next are the device’s cameras. ASUS wants to make a mark in innovation with the ZenFone 6 by fitting it with a dual flip camera. The 48MP main + 13MP ultra-wide rear shooters that can flip up to 90 degrees, allowing them to become the front camera. As for the OnePlus 7 Pro, it has a 16MP pop-up front camera and a triple camera setup on the rear consisting of 48MP main + 16MP ultra-wide + 8MP telephoto shooters. We haven’t seen the capabilities of each smartphone’s cameras yet quality-wise, however, we’d like to give this round to ASUS for its design idea.

In terms of biometrics, the 7 Pro and the ZenFone 6 both have face unlocking capabilities and fingerprint scanning technology. One key difference is that the 7 Pro has an in-display fingerprint sensor while the ZenFone 6 has its scanner mounted on the rear.

The OnePlus 7 Pro has a 4,000mAh battery capacity to keep it juiced up but the ZenFone 6 stomps over that by carrying a massive 5,000mAh battery capacity. Disappointingly, both smartphones do not have wireless charging capabilities, an aspect that may be a drawback for a couple of people. The ZenFone 6 does come with Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0 technology, while the 7 Pro has Warp Charge 30 Fast Charging.

Wired headphones users can rejoice as the ZenFone 6 comes with a 3.5mm audio port, while the 7 Pro doesn’t have one. Other features of the ZenFone 6 include stereo speakers and a Smart Key button that can be customized to fit a user’s needs. On the other hand, the 7 Pro has dual speakers, haptic vibration, and a Fnatic mode, which is pretty much the gaming mode.

There are no micro USB ports to be found here as both the ZenFone 6 and the 7 Pro are equipped with a USB Type-C port. The ZenFone 6 runs ZenUI 6 while the 7 Pro runs on Oxygen OS; they only differ in names and user interface for both operating systems are based on the latest Android 9 Pie.

Overall, both the ASUS ZenFone 6 and the OnePlus 7 Pro up the flagship smartphone game with their hefty specs and variety in design. Would you consider either of these smartphones if they land in the Philippines? Let us know in the comments!

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