Asus Zenfone Max (2GB RAM, 16GB, Snapdragon 410)  Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition 
Asus Zenfone Max Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition
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Excellence Score
20.1
20.1
Value for Money Score
66.2
52.1
Price Rs. 7,699 onwards Rs. 12,499 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jan, 2016 Dec, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4) IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Wide View, F2.0 Aperture, PixelMaster, Dual-color Real Tone flash, Zero Shutter Lag, Back Light (HDR) mode, Low Light mode, Manual Mode, Real Time Beautification, Night mode, Depth of field. Selfie mode, Photo Effects, Panorama mode, Miniature, Time Rewind, Smart Remove, All Smiles, Time Lapse, HDR mode, GIF animation F/2.0 Aperture, Field of view (FOV) 76 degrees, Quick Capture (twist wrist to launch camera), Tap anywhere to capture, 4X digital zoom (drag to zoom in/out), Slow motion video, Video iHDR, Auto HDR, Video stabilization, Burst mode, Panorama, Manual focus and exposure controls, Timer
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Wide View, F2.0 Aperture, PixelMaster, Zero Shutter Lag, Back Light (HDR) mode, Low Light mode, Real Time Beautification, Night mode, Selfie mode, Photo Effects, Time Lapse, Wide-angle 88 degree, Selfie Panorama (up to 140 degree), HDR mode, GIF animation F/2.2 Aperture, Field of view (FOV) 72 degrees, Display flash, Tap anywhere to capture
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 10.55 mm 11.6 mm
Weight 202 gm 155 gm
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 2470 mAh
Battery Standby 914 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 37.60 hrs N/A
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time: 32.5 hrs, Video Playback Time: 22.6 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage; WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Creative Studio; What's Next; ZenLink; ZenMotion; ASUS Splendid; Kids Mode; SnapView; One Hand Mode; Trend Micro Security; Power Saving Mode; MiniMovie; Google Apps; ASUS Sync; File Manager; Quick Memo; Themes; ZenCircle; PhotoCollage; PhotoEffects Dust and Water Resistant; TurboPower (for up to 6 hours of use from 15 minutes charging); USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Nice, aesthetic design - like the rest of the Zenfone range
  • Nice grip, and feel
  • Asus ZenUI is one of the better skins on top of Android
  • Decent speed/performance in daily use
  • Decent camera performance, with a nifty laser auto-focus system
  • Decent audio quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Amazing battery life - the phone can last a full 3-4 days on full charge, with moderate use!
  • Good build quality
  • Compact, attractive and beautiful design
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Good ergonomics - comfortable to hold with one hand
  • Good display - bright with rich colors
  • Motorola's UI is lean and close to stock Android
  • Moto Display feature - get notifications on the lock screen, even with the display off
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Decent battery life
  • Support for "quick charging" (up to 6 hours of use with a 15-minute charge)
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • A bit heavy - because of the large battery
  • Display is decent, but has a resolution on the low side
  • Takes over 5 hours to charge fully with the included 1A/5V charger
  • Plenty of bloatware comes pre-installed

No Major Negatives!

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