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Ultimate Video Comparison LG G4 vs Asus Zenfone 2: High-end vs Budget Flagship

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We’ve matched up the newest flagship from LG, the LG G4, against the budget flagship of Asus, the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML. Read on to find out which phone emerged on top of our ultimate comparison.

Note: The Nokia Lumia 1020, iPhone 6 and Lenovo K3 Note are used in some test for references.

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LG G4 is a high-end smartphone that has just become available in the local market of Philippines few days ago. On the other hand, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML variant is an affordable Android with a decent specs that can match up any flagship device in the market right now.

Design and body

Both are good looking smartphones but the LG G4 is sleeker and lighter. There’s a 15g weight and few millimeters difference enough to tell that G4 is more comfortable to hold.

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The LG G4 is available in genuine leather and metallic back-cover while the Zenfone 2 is stuck in a metallic-finish design as the only option. If I were to choose, I’d always go to the genuine leather because it’s classier to look and hold.

Display

At the same 5.5-inch screen size, the QHD of G4 (1440 x 2560 pixels) is clearly sharper than the FHD screen resolution of Zenfone 2 (1080 x 1920 pixels).

The LG G4 is brighter when two displays are maxed out in brightness. But both are reliable outdoors in terms of clarity and readability.

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Camera

LG G4 is equipped with laser auto-focus and wide f/1.8 aperture lens making every shots more accurate compared to the Zenfone 2’s 13MP PixelMaster.

The flash of G4 is also a lot brighter despite having Zenfone 2 the same dual-tone flash.

night mode lg g4 vs zenfone 2 vs lumia 1020 vs iphone 6

Performance

In this test we put some basic speed test (without those benchmark numbers). LG G4 edges out the Zenfone 2 in boot-up, webpage and game test.

Loudspeaker

We tested the loudness and quality of each speaker by playing the same HD video on both, The two came with clear sound, but the LG G4’s speaker is a bit louder and its bass is slightly stronger.

The weigh-in

LG G4 advantages over Zenfone 2

  • Design and body is classier and sleeker
  • Display is sharper and brighter
  • Camera is more accurate
  • A bit faster in basic processing management
  • Louder speaker

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML advantages over LG G4

  • More affordable (P10k-14k)
  • Storage options of 16/32/64GB
 SpecsASUS Zenfone 2 ZE551MLLG G4
CPUIntel 64-bit Atom 1.8GHz Z3560 quadcore/2.3GHz Z3580 quadcore processorSnapdragon 808 hexacore, 1.8GHz dual-core Cortex A57, 1.4GHz quad Cortex A53
RAM2GB/4GB of RAM3GB RAM
Display5.5-inch full HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3, 1920 x 1080 resolution5.5-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels), Quantom IPS, 534ppi
Storage16/32/64GB of storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB32GB internal storage, max 128GB microSD card
Camera13-megapixel rear camera, f/2.0-aperture, 5-element, auto-focus lens with dual-color Real Tone flash16MP, laser auto-focus, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 2160p video, optical image stabilization
Front cam5-megapixel front camera, f/2.0-aperture, wide-angle 85-degree lens with Selfie Panorama8MP, 1080p video, wide-angle
ConnectivityDual SIMDual-SIM, dual-LTE, Wifi ac, Bluetooth 4.1, SlimPort 4k, GPS
3G, LTE
WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, NFC, MHL
OSAndroid 5.0 Lollipop with ZenUIAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Optimus UX 4
Battery3000mAh battery3000mAh battery
PricePhp10-11k (32GB, Intel Z3560)Php 26-32k

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