ASUS launched its latest smartphone ASUS Zenfone 5Z in India. The smartphone offers flagship features at nearly half prices. Consequently, the Zenfone 5Z is a flagship killer. Well, a few months ago Honor introduced it’s mid-range offering the Honor View 10. Both these smartphones are available in the similar price brackets. If you were planning to get any of these smartphones, then here is a comparison; ASUS Zenfone 5Z vs Honor View 10.
Zenfone 5Z Vs Honor View 10: Design And Display
ASUS Zenfone 5Z offers a complete Metal and Glass construction that looks and feels premium. The smartphone has a vertical dual camera setup and a fingerprint sensor on the back of the smartphone. Furthermore, the smartphone also offers a notch that houses the front-facing camera and the sensors.
ASUS Zenfone 5Z sports a 6.2 inches IPS LCD Display with 1080 x 2246 pixels resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. 95% DCI-P3 coverage coupled with 83.6% screen-to-body ratio.
Honor View 10 offers probably the best design ergonomics in the smartphone industry. The smartphone has glass on both back and front with a well-constructed aluminum frame. The 15 layer 3D glass panel on the rear side of the phone shows pleasing colors when the phone is held at different angles.
The Honor View 10 easily stands out when it comes to overall design language. The display on the View 10 is impressive as well. You get a 5.84 inches IPS LED panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2280
Zenfone 5Z Vs Honor View 10: Power And Storage
ASUS Zenfone 5Z is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The smartphone can easily handle day-to-day tasks, multitasking, and long gaming sessions. Zenfone 5Z offers either 6GB or 8GB RAM and comes in 64GB/128GB/256GB storage options.
On the other hand, you get a Hisilicon Kirin 970 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G72 MP12 on the View 10. The processing power of Honor View 10 is impressive, and you won’t find any issue with regular day-to-day tasks. Lastly, if performance is your priority then definitely go with the ASUS Zenfone 5Z. Well, you can get the View 10 in 64GB /128GB storage and 4GB/6GB RAM variants.
Zenfone 5Z Vs Honor View 10: Camera
ASUS Zenfone 5Z a dual camera setup. It offers a 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 0.03s Tri-Tech auto-focus/Dual Pixel PDAF/ 4-axis OIS/EIS, Pro mode with RAW support, a secondary 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens. The major highlight of the camera is the addition of a second wide angle lens.
The Honor10 has a 24MP monochrome sensor coupled with a 16MP RGB color sensor. The next major highlight of this camera system is the AI 2.0 technology that introduces a good number of new features to this camera.
Zenfone 5Z Vs Honor View 10: Software
ASUS Zenfone 5Z runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0 custom skin. The custom skin consumes a decent amount of resources but offers dozens of additional features. Furthermore, you get improved customization and gesture-based experience. Lastly, the Zenfone 5Z can be upgraded to Android P.
View 10 runs on EMUI 8.1 on top of Android. The skin consumes a considerable amount of resources, but it offers additional features. EMUI 8.1 also provides a decent amount of customization. If bloated animations and icons don’t annoy, you will enjoy the Honor 10.
Zenfone 5Z Vs Honor View 10: Pricing
The ZenFone 5Z with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 29,999. While the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant retail for Rs. 32,999. Lastly, there is the top-end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage at Rs. 36,999. On the other hand, Honor View 10 retails for Rs.32,999 but you can get it for as low as Rs.29,999 during sales.
As a conclusion, Asus Zenfone 5Z is overall a better smartphone but if you prefer a better camera and an eye-catching design then the Honor View 10 will be a better option for you. Do share your thoughts and opinions on these smartphones in the comments section below.