To make the 5.5-inch Zenfone 3 Deluxe cheaper, Asus has made some changes. Hopefully this comparison will help you make a decision. For some people, the compromises in the smaller 5.5-inch model are very reasonable. Let’s break it down and let us know your thoughts in our poll and comment section!
- (ZS570KL) Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (2.2GHz) vs. (ZS550KL) Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (2.0GHz)
One question we have is whether the slower, lower frequency processor will result in better battery life.
- (ZS570KL) Adreno 530 624MHz vs. (ZS550KL) Adreno 506 650MHz
- (ZS570KL) Super AMOLED vs. (ZS550KL) Super IPS+
It looks like the ZS550KL shares the same display as the Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL). Both these Zenfone 3 Deluxe models have a 1920 x 1080 resolution.
- (ZS570KL) UFS 2.0 vs. (ZS550KL) not UFC 2.0 and will be either eMCP or eMMC
- (ZS570KL) 4GB/6GB vs. (ZS550KL) 4GB
One question we have is whether people will be able to full utilize or appreciate 6GB of RAM.
- (ZS570KL) 23MP Sony Exmor RS IMX318 vs. (ZS550KL) 16MP Sony Exmor RS IMX298
It looks like the 5.5-inch Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL) has the same camera that the Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL) has.
- (ZS570KL) 156.4mm x 77.4mm x 4.2mm~7.5mm vs. (ZS550KL) 151.45mm x 76.7mm x 4.2mm~7.7mm
- (ZS570KL) 6.16in x 3.05in x 0.17in~0.31in vs. (ZS550KL) 5.96in x 3.02in x 0.17in~0.31in
- (ZS570KL) 172g/6.07oz vs. (ZS550KL) 150g/5.29oz
- (ZS570KL) is around 33% more expensive than the (ZS550KL)
- (ZS570KL) LTE Cat 12/13: UL 100 / DL 600 Mbps (DL Cat 12/13, UL Cat 11) – DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76 / DL 42 Mbps – 2CA/3CA support
- (ZS550KL) LTE Cat 7: UL 100 / DL 300 Mbps (CN version) – LTE Cat 6: UL 50 / DL 300 Mbps (WW version) – DC-HSPA+: UL 5.76 / DL 42 Mbps