Asus Zenfone 5 8GB (New)  Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM 
Asus Zenfone 5 8GB (New) Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM
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Launch Date (India) Jan, 2015 May, 2015
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Smartphone OS Android 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0 LollipopNo more updates expected Windows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10No more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features IPS IPS LCD
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Quad Core
Processor Name Intel Atom Z2520 Qualcomm Snapdragon 200Ranked #99 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 Adreno 302
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 8.0MP 8.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F2.0 Aperture, PixelMaster Auto and manual white balance, Automatic photo upload to OneDrive, Backside-illuminated Image Sensor, 2X Digital Zoom, 1/4" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, F/2.2 Aperture, 28mm Focal Lenght
Secondary Camera 2.0MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features F2.4 Aperture F/2.4 Aperture, 24mm Focal Length
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 10.34 mm 9.4 mm
Weight 145 gm 152 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2110 mAh 2200 mAh
Battery Standby 353 hrs 576 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A 576 hrs
Battery Talktime 18.50 hrs 26.20 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A 14.80 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Music Playback Time: 81 hrs, WiFi Network Browsing Time: 10.1 hrs, Video Playback Time: 6.9 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Supports GloveTouch input; SonicMaster for audio enhancement; ASUS WebStorage (5 GB) Security Features: Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode, Track and Protect via internet, Application certification, Application sandboxing, Backup and restore via Internet, Browser integrated anti-phishing, Remote device lock via Internet, Remote device wipe via Internet, Secure boot, Signed OS, Consumer VPN; Double-tap to Wake; Tactile Feedback; Vibrating Alerts; Word Flow Keyboard; Noise Filtration; Exchangeable Covers; OneDrive (30GB free cloud storage); Peer-to-Peer Sharing: Lumia Beamer, Lumia Storyteller, Play To DLNA app; Navigation apps: HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, Bing Maps; Imaging apps: Creative Studio, Lumia Camera, Lumia Selfie; MixRadio
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Sleek, minimalist design with a premium touch
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Very good, bright display
  • The modern Asus ZenUI comes with interesting new features that enhance the Android experience
  • Useful "Do It Later" app
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Good camera with a nice low light mode
  • Various cloud storage services are easily accessible from the File Manager app
  • Outstanding build quality, with the use of high quality materials - the phone doesn't look like a budget segment device
  • Good display - sharp, good brightness levels, and decent viewing angles
  • Decent speed/performance - sufficient for day to day usage
  • Good primary camera - images are sharp, clear, detailed, and have vibrant color reproduction
  • Good secondary (selfie) camera
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Camera shutter is a little slow
  • No bundled headset
  • Average battery life
  • Windows Phone app ecosystem continues to lag behind Android and iOS
  • No HD video recording
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