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Specs Comparison: ASUS Zenfone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro


Much of the hype was focused on the OnePlus 7 Pro when it launched. It brings better screeen, improved camera and maintains its speedy performance the company has been proud of. But we are all shocked when ASUS suddenly announced the Zenfone 6 a few days after the OnePlus 7 Pro launch. We were also surprised with the price.

Hours before the Zenfone 6 launch, ASUS too a jab at OnePlus with a teaser post on social media. This means ASUS aims to compete with the OnePlus flagship head on. So, let’s compare them specs per specs and find out who is the better phone for you.

ASUS Zenfone 6One Plus 7 Pro
ProcessorOcta Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
GraphicsAdreno 640Adreno 640
RAM6GB / 8GB6GB / 8GB / 128GB
Memory64GB/ 128GB / 256GB
Expandable memory via microSD up 1TB
128GB / 256GB
Display 6.4-inch IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio 6.41-inch AMOLED display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5×9 ratio
Rear Camera 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, Laser/PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 11mm (ultrawide)
motorized rotating camera
48 MP, f/1.6, 1/2″, 0.8µm, Laser/PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
8 MP, f/2.4, 78mm (telephoto), 3x zoom, Laser/PDAF, OIS
Front Camerarear camera is also front camera16MP, f/2.0  motorized pop up
Connectivity4G/LYE, WiFi, Bluetooh
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
Triple Slot – 2 SIM, 1 microSD
$G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
Dual SIM, Dual Standby
Sensors accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Fingerprint Scanner (rear mounted)
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Fingerprint Scanner (under display)
Battery5,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charge4,000 mAh battery with 30W fast charge
SoftwareAndroid 9.0 Pie with Zen UI 6Android 9.0 Pie with Oxygen OS 9
Price499 Euros for 6/64GB model699 Euros for 6/128GB model

Based on the specs we have here, both phones are flagship level. Both phones also have the same 48MP camera module. Judging from the specs, we think that the ASUS Zenfone 6 is a better phone primarily because of the storage options, big battery and cheaper price.

Let’s break it down which phone is for you

The ASUS Zenfone 6 is for you because…

  • More affordable
  • Flexible storage options – a dedicated microSD card slot is big bonus
  • It gas an audio jack
  • That dual camera set up (48MP + 13MP) is also your selfie camera. It means you get better selfies
  • Better panorama shots thanks to its rotating camera
  • Killer 5,000 mAh battery – good for two days of use
  • A physical fingerprint scanner is still more reliable
  • ZenUI 6 is a big overhaul from the previous version. Its more vanilla Android now. No more redunant apps, no more bloatware
  • ZenUI in the past don’t get timely updates but with this vanilla Android look and feel, we hope timely updates will be there sooner.

The OnePlus 7 Pro is for you because…

  • Flexible camera – a main camera, an ultrwide and telephoto combo is hard to resist
  • AMOLED is better than LCD. You get lively colors and the best viewing experience
  • That screen has 90Hz refresh rate. It means it is best for hard core gaming.
  • 30W charge is insanely fast plus you get all-day battery with 4,000 mAh
  • No lag with 12GB RAM
  • Oxygen OS on top of Android is proven to be fast.
  • Get timely Android updates and security patches

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