Specs Comparison: Meizu M1 Note vs ASUS Zenfone 2
Novo7 Tech announced yesterday that its Meizu M1 Note is going on sale today, March 10, 2015, at Novo7 Tech stores around the Metro. At the same time, the ASUS Zenfone 2 has also been launched in Taiwan and is available in different models. We picked the variant that’s close to the M1 Note in terms of specs to determine which of these offer the better bang for your buck. Scroll past the break for the comparison.
|Meizu M1 Note||ASUS Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML, 2GB model)|
|5.5-inch Sharp IGZO Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution||5.5 inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 × 1080 resolution|
|Corning Gorilla Glass 3||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|1.7GHz MediaTek MT6752 octa-core processor||64-bit 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad-core CPU|
|Mali T760 MP2 GPU||PowerVR G6430 GPU|
|2GB RAM||2GB LPDDR3 RAM|
|16GB / 32GB internal storage||16GB / 32GB internal storage, up to 64GB via microSD|
|13 megapixel Samsung camera w/ dual-tone LED flash, F/2.2 aperture + 1/3.06-inch CMOS sensor, 300-degrees panoramic lens||13 megapixel Pixel Master camera w/ dual-tone LED flash|
|5 megapixel OVS670 front camera, F/2.0 aperture||5-megapixel front camera|
|FDD-LTE / WCDMA / GSM||4G LTE, 3G HSPA+|
|WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|N/A||NFC (market dependent)|
|Bluetooth 4.0, BLE||Bluetooth 4.0|
|GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS||GPS, GLONASS|
|Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby||Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby|
|3,140mAh battery||3,000mAh battery|
|Android 4.4 Kitkat with Flyme 4 OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop with Zen UI|
|Php7,990 (white), Php8,699 (other colors)||NT$6,990 (approx. Php9,800)|
Below are some of the notable advantages of both phones over each other.
Meizu M1 Note
- CMOS sensor for rear camera
- Slightly larger battery capacity
- Cheaper against Taiwan’s price
ASUS Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)
- Intel Atom processor
- Expandable storage
- NFC (market-dependent)
- Latest Android OS
If you want to check out the different variants and updates on the Zenfone 2 we have them all on this link.
Which of the two has your approval? Do keep in mind that the pricing for the Zenfone is still in Taiwan’s local currency and it’s still unclear how much they’re planning to sell it over here in the Philippines. Rest assured that we’ll be keeping tabs.