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Specs Comparison: Meizu MX6 vs ASUS Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL)

Meizu has just announced their latest smartphone – the MX6. It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 4GB RAM, and a monster MediaTek Helio X25 deca-core CPU. Sounds good, right? But before you jump in and decide if this should be your next phone, let’s consider another popular device worthy of your attention – the ASUS Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL). Which one is better in terms of specs? Let’s find out.

Meizu MX6ASUS Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL)
5.5-inch In-Cell Full HD display, 401ppi5.5-inch Super IPS+ Full HD display, 401ppi
2.5D Glass2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
2.3GHz MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core CPU2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU
Mali-T880 GPUAdreno 506 GPU
32GB internal storage64GB internal storage
n/amicroSD via SIM 2 slot
12MP Sony IMX386 PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash16MP Laser AF, PDAF, rear camera w/ OIS, LED flash
5MP front camera8MP front camera
Dual SIMDual-SIM
Wi-Fi 802.11acWi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
GPS w/ A-GPS, Glonass, BDSGPS w/ A-GPS, Glonass
USB Type-CUSB Type-C
Fingerprint scannerFingerprint scanner
3,060mAh battery w/ fast charging3,000mAh battery w/ Quick Charge
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ Flyme 5.2.2 OSAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI
7.25mm thick152.6 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm
155 g

Summary of advantages

Meizu MX6
* Higher clocked CPU with more cores
* Slightly larger battery
* Slightly thinner body


ASUS Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL)
* Larger storage capacity
* Dual-SIM support
* Higher front camera resolution

Based on the summary above, it looks like the Zenfone 3 has the advantage especially in important aspects like storage capacity and support for microSD cards. As for CPU performance, the MX6 seem to have the upper hand in terms of clock speed and number of cores, but we can only determine which one is better in real world tests.

Now for the price, the Meizu MX6 is priced at CNY 1,999 or around Php14,000. The ASUS Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL), on the other hand, is priced at NTD 9,999 or approximately Php14,700. Based on conversion, both smartphones are in the same price range. The MX6, though, is more affordable, but not by a mile.

How about you guys? Which smartphone do you think is the better pick? Let us know in the comments below.

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

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6 Responses

  1. Easy E says:

    Sa snapdragon ako. Nadala na yata ako sa Mediatek

  2. Archie says:

    Panalo asus by micro-sd expansion.

  3. Ronald says:

    ASUS Zenfone 3. I still prefer with external storage para dun sa mga personal files like pics, music and movies. Pag nasira kasi ang phone without the external storage e nganga ka na lang mas lalo na pag wala kang back-up. At least pag may external storage pde mo pa sya ilagay sa ibang phone.

  4. Big G says:

    Snapdragon > Mediatek

  5. Ramil says:

    Zenfore 3 panalo design and everything

  6. redmi note 3 pro parin ako… matching those specs at a lower price

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