Xiaomi Mi8 Explorer Edition is the variant with in-screen fingerprint and transparent body design. On the other hand, the Asus Zenfone 5 (2018) is one of the flagships of Asus brand in 2018. Which device features the best specifications? Let’s compare the specs of Xiaomi Mi8 Explorer Edition and Asus Zenfone 5.
Xiaomi Mi8 Explorer Edition aka Mi8 EE features a 6.21-inches AMOLED display with 2248 x 1080 pixels and it has top notch like iPhone X. This smartphone is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 845 SDM845 octa-core processor with Adreno 630 GPU. Xiaomi Mi8 Explorer Edition is available in several variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM and 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM. The Mi8 Explorer Edition doesn’t have 3.5mm audio jack and microSD slot for storage expansion. In other words, users are able to listen to music through USB Type-C to 3.5mm converter.
Mi8 Explorer Edition has a dual camera module on the back – 12MP wide-angles lens (f/1.8 aperture) + 12MP telephoto lens (f/2.4 aperture). Other key camera features such as LED flash, 4-axis OIS, Optical zoom, Dual PD focus, Dual Pixel, AI Smart Photo and etc. Meanwhile the front-facing camera is a 20MP shooter with 3D Beautification. The operating system of Mi8 EE is MIUI 9.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. The battery is a 3,000mAh battery with QC4+. The fingerprint sensor is under the display and it also has 3D face unlock feature as well. Mi8 EE is also the first smartphone to have dual frequency GPS. The transparent black body design also the device standout from other flagships.
Asus Zenfone 5 (ZE620KL) features a 6.2-inches 19:9 all-screen 2.5D display with 2246 × 1080 pixels and it has top notch that similar to the iPhone X. This flagship smartphone is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 636 SDM636 octa-core processor with Adreno 512 GPU. The Zenfone 5 is available in several variants with 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM while the storage options are 64GB and 128GB. The device supports further storage expansion through microSD. It also features 3.5mm audio jack while other flagships no longer have it.
Asus Zenfone 5 has a dual camera module on the back – 12MP Sony IMX363 (1.4um pixel size, f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP OV8856 (f/2.0 aperture). Other key camera features such as dual tone LED flash, 0.03s Tri Tech auto-focus/Dual Pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS/EIS, Pro mode with RAW support, AI Photo Learning and AI Scene Detection. Meanwhile the front-facing camera is also an 8MP OV8856 sensor as well. The operating system of Zenfone 5 is ZenUI 5.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. Apart from the fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, the Zenfone 5 also comes with face recognition feature. The battery is a 3,300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging. Zenfone 5 also boasts the world’s first smartphone with DTS Headphone: X for 7.1-channel surround sound.
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