Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) Vs Oneplus 6 Comparison – Which flagship phone is better ?

Azus has launched it’s latest flagship series smartphone – Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) with a variety tagline with it  “AI Cameras that Think for You”.  Let us look at the comparison of Asus ZenFone 5 Z (ZS620KL)  versus no 1 brand in recent times One plus 6.

Oneplus 6 set records in the industry after its lauch couple of months back. With lot of design and features provided, users was dying to get Oneplus 6. Now as Azus giving a tough competition, what are main difference between Azus ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) Vs Oneplus 6 ? Is Zenfone 5z better than Oneplus 6 ?


Below are the main comparison on the specifications between Asus ZenFone 5Z and OnePlus 6.

Smartphone Asus ZenFone 5Z OnePlus  6
Display Size (inch) 6.2 6.28
Resolution (pixels) 1080 x 2246 pixels 1080 x 2280 pixels
Pixel Density (PPI) 402 402
Dimensions(mm) 153 x 75.7 x 7.9 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8
Weight (gm) 155 177
Dual SIM Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Connectivity Types GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU Cores Octa-core Octa-core
CPU Clock Speed (GHz) 4 x 2.7 GHz Kryo 385 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385 4 x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385
GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 630
RAM 6, 8 GB 6, 8 GB
On-Board Memory 64, 256 64, 128, 256 GB (Avengers)
Expandable Memory Yes (256 GB) No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Primary Camera 12 MP, f/1.8 + 8 MP f/2.0 16 MP, f/1.7 and 20 MP, f/1.7
Optical Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Camera Array Dual Camera Dual Camera
Autofocus System Phase detection autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Secondary Camera 8 MP, f/2.0 16 MP, f/2.0
Video Capture 720p @480 fps, 1080p @ 60 fps, 2160p @ 60 fps 720p @480 fps, 1080p @ 60 fps, 2160p @ 60 fps
Flash Dual-LED Dual-LED
OS Version Android 8.0 Android 8.1 Oreo
AI (Smart Assistant) Google Assistant Google Assistant
GPS Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared No No
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Rear button Yes, Rear button
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Radio No No
USB Type Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB Standard USB v2.0 USB v2.0
Battery (mAh) 3,300 3,300
Fast charging Yes Yes
Colors Meteor Silver, Midnight Blue Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White
Prices in India Starting at Rs 29,999 (only in flipkart) Starting at Rs 34,999 (available in Amazon)

In US, amazon offers Azus at the price range of  $369 for Asus ZenFone 5 ZE620KL 64GB Midnight Blue, Dual Sim, 4GB Ram, 6.2-inches, GSM Unlocked International Model

For Oneplus6 , it is $708 for 128 GB version in US. See price details here

Here is the summary of the major difference between Asus ZenFone 5Z and OnePlus  6.

What is difference in Software Operating system between Zenfone 5z and One plus 6 ?

Asus Zen UI  has integrated AI bits that are supposed to make the software experience smarter and hassle-free. But a OS closer to a stock, no frills version of OxygenOS is already gives users a awesome experience.

What is the pros and cons of Zenfone 5z Camera over Oneplus 6 ?

Both smartphones offer a dual camera setup, their approach to the same is quite different. Asus with its ZenFone 5Z has gone with dual camera setup which offers a standard and a wide-angle lens. This might be very useful for users for getting wide angle view. Only con about that in wide angle mode there is no auto focus in Zenfone 5z.

OnePlus camera is very powerful, with the primary camera being a 16 MP unit and a secondary camera with 20 MP resolution. More than optical zoom, the 20 MP sensor is meant to deliver sharper images. Except the low light, all other lighting scenario Oneplus really dominate nicely.

What is the Storage benefits Asus Zenfone 5z, better than Oneplus 6?

Asus has smartly included expandable memory. The Asus ZenFone 5Z features a hybrid SIM tray that allows users to swap one nano-SIM with a micro SD card. This increases the device’s storage capacity by quite a bit giving users the ability to add an additional 256 GB microSD card.

For Oneplus 6, problem is that there is no option for expandable memory. So some users might not like it. But Oneplus 6 believes in a concept that that in-build memory performance is much better than a expandable memory; especially while reocrding 4k resolution video.

What is the weight difference between Asus Zenfone 5z and Oneplus 6 ?

Asus Zenfone 5z has better weight management at 155 grams versus the OnePlus 6s 177 grams. This is because of the Asus design that goes with a flat glass as opposed to the curved 3D glass on the OnePlus 6, which needs to be thicker because of its curvy design.

Clearly Azus has made lot of homework before it is launched Zenfone 5z. As per design and specifications, Zenfone 5z has competitive advantage over same range One plus 6. Zenfone 5z also provides challenges to Honor Pro 10 which is also in the same category. Zenfone 5z Vs Huwai Honor Pro 10 comparison also a talking point among the users. But it is upto users to decide which one will provide them better usability.


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