Specs Comparison: ASUS ZenFone 5Z vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

Specs Comparison: ASUS ZenFone 5Z vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

ASUS has unveiled today their top-of-the-line flagship smartphone for 2018, the ZenFone 5Z, sporting a 6.2-inch display and powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 chipset. We’re going to put it against the Samsung Galaxy S9+ to see which one looks better on paper.

ASUS ZenFone 5ZSamsung Galaxy S9+
6.2-inch Full HD+ (2246 x 1080) Super IPS+ display, 402ppi6.2-inch WQHD+ (2960 x 1440) 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display, 531ppi
2.5D Corning Gorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5 (front and back)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processorSamsung Exynos 9810 octa-core CPU (4 x 2.7GHz Custom CPU + 4 x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex A55)
Adreno 630 GPUMali G72-MP18 GPU
64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage64GB, 128GB, 256GB UFS 2.1 internal storage
up to 2TB via microSD (SIM 2 slot)microSD card slot (uses SIM 2 slot)
12MP Sony IMX363, 1.4?m, 1/2.55", f/1.8, Night HDR, OIS/EIS, PDAF main + 8MP 120-degrees wide-angle secondary, LED flash12MP f/1.5-f/2.4 Dual Pixel, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 12MP f/2.4 dual pixel, OIS, wide-angle, dual-tone LED flash
4K video recording (RAW file support)2160p @ 30fps video recording, Slow-mo 960fps @ 720p (0.2 secs)
8MP f/2.0 front camera8MP f/1.7 front-facing camera
Dual-SIM (nano, hybrid)Dual-SIM (nano, hybrid)
Dual 4G LTE, Dual VoLTE4G LTE Cat. 18 6CA 1.2Gbps
WiFi 802.11 acWiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Iris scanner
Face RecognitionFace Recognition
Heart rate scanner
Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint scanner
USB Type-CUSB Type-C
GPS with aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDouGPS with aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
IP68 dust and water-resistance
Dual speakers with NXP Smart AmpDual AKG speakers, Dolby ATMOS
Samsung Bixby, Bixby Vision 2.0
Android 8.0 Oreo w/ Zen UI 5.0Android 8.0 with Samsung Experience 9
3,300mAh battery with BoostMaster & Smart Charging3,500mAh battery, Fast Charging, Wireless Charging
158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
155 g189 g
Midnight Blue, Meteor SilverMidnight Black, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue

Summary of advantages


ASUS ZenFone 5Z:
* Up to 8GB RAM
* Wide-angle secondary rear camera

Samsung Galaxy S9+:
* Higher-resolution display
* Higher secondary camera resolution
* 2X Optical Zoom
* 960fps video recording
* Iris Scanner
* IP68 water and dust resistance
* Slightly higher battery capacity
* Wireless Charging

It’s obvious, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ has more advantages over the ASUS ZenFone 5Z. It has a higher-resolution display, better camera features, has NFC, Iris scanner, water and dust resistance, and a higher battery capacity with support for wireless charging.

The Zenfone 5Z, on the other hand, has a cool secondary wide-angle shooter which is handy for shooting landscapes or group shots. It also comes in three models: 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB, giving the users more options depending on their budget.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. Steven says:

    Um… Zenfone 5 also has nfc… I guess you need to do your research more before giving people wrong ideas

  2. Steven says:

    Zenfone 5z also has NFC, duh….

  3. Igor says:

    Price ! Where price in comparison… ?

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