Specs Comparison: Acer Liquid Zest Plus VS ASUS Zenfone Max
Acer’s budget smartphone, the Liquid Zest Plus, is now available in the Philippines. For under Php8K, you’ll get a smartphone with a 5.5-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, and a large 5,000mAh battery. We can’t help but compare it to another smartphone with similar specs, the ASUS Zenfone Max. Check out our quick comparison below to see which one is better on paper.
|Acer Liquid Zest Plus||ASUS Zenfone Max|
|5.5-inch HD IPS display, 267ppi||5.5-inch HD IPS display, 267ppi|
|Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 quad-core CPU||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU|
|Mali-T720MP2 GPU||Adreno 306 GPU|
|2GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|16GB internal storage||16GB internal storage|
|microSD cart support||microSD card support|
|13MP rear camera w/ Laser & Phase-Detect AF, LED flash||13MP rear camera w/ Laser AF, LED flash|
|5MP front camera||5MP front camera|
|4G LTE||4G LTE|
|Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n||Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n|
|Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|GPS, A-GPS||GPS, A-GPS|
|DTS HD Audio|
|Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|5,000mAh battery||5,000mAh battery|
|154.3 x 77.4 x 9.8mm||156 x 77.5 x 10.6 mm|
Summary of advantages
Acer Liquid Zest Plus:
• Laser and Phase-Detect AF
• DTS HD Audio
• Slimmer and lighter
ASUS Zenfone Max:
• Gorilla Glass 4
Looking at the summary above, it looks like the Acer Liquid Zest Plus has more advantages over the ASUS Zenfone Max. When it comes to camera, it has PDAF in addition to Laser AF, as oppesed to the Max that has only Laser AF. In addition, it also has DTS HD Audio and a slimmer and lighter build.
The Zenfone Max, on the other hand, has Gorilla Glass 4 which is a good advantage as users want to have good glass protection on their device. However, it looks like it’s the only big pro the Max has over the Zest Plus.
As for the price, both are similarly priced with the Zest Plus going for Php7,990, while the Zenfone Max is at Php7,995. When it comes to design, both have merits, but users will decide which one they prefer best.
How about you? If you’re going to choose, would it be the Acer Liquid Zest Plus or the ASUS Zenfone Max. Let us know in the comments below.