As the world is running behind quality products at low price,smartphone industry is all its way set to open a new battle field.With the introduction of Electronics giant ASUS into the smartphone industry,the competition in this field became tougher. Zenfone is the New smartphone series released by ASUS,which comprises of Zenfone 4,Zenfone 5, and Zenfone 6.Earlier,Motorola released budget smartphone series moto G,moto X, and moto E, which created huge acceptance among the youth.Motorola shown the concept of Quality product at acceptable price,which was then followed by ASUS.
ZENFONE 4 VS MOTO E : AN OVERVIEW
Moto E comes with the moto of “MADE TO LAST.PRICED FOR ALL”.Whereas the reddot award winner of 2014 zenfone 4 comes with the moto of “YOUR STYLE AT YOUR CONTROL”.As the motos indicates both companies tried to incorporate all modern features within the budget of the new generation and the common man.
ZENFONE 4 MOTO E
ASUS ZENFONE 4
MOTOROLA MOTO E
|Resolution||480*800 pixels||540*960 pixels|
|Processor||1.2GHz dual core||1.2GHz dual core|
|Processor make||Intel atom z2520||Qualcomm snapdragon 200|
|Expandable storage(micro SD)||Upto 64||Upto 32|
|Rear camera||5 MP||5 MP|
|Front camera||0.3 MP||NA|
|Operating System||Android 4.3||Android 4.4|
|Number of sims||2||2|
|Price||5999 RS/-||6999 RS/-|
DESIGN AND STYLE
Zenfone 4 is designed to match your unique style with fashionable vibrant colors.zenfone 4 experience starts at your fingertips,which comes with a soft touchscreen whichmakes our day to day activitis more comfortable.In zenfone 4 ASUS uses Gorilla glass3 which is tougher than ever enhance the surface densification and decrease chances of lateral cracking.It improves native scratch resistance upto 4x,compared to standard Al-Si glass.the Zenfone 4 is easy to handle and because of its small size.The bulging back make it more comfortable in our hands also the rear panel is of high quality finish.the lower part of the zenfone 4 have the distinct concentric cirlcles,but it is made of plastic and much less apparent.zenfone 4 have a removable battery,which lacks in her bigger sibligs.
Compared to zenfone 4, Moto E is not that much stylish,but it features the sharpest display in its class.It also uses corning Gorilla glass3 protection,and a water repellent splash guard for lasting durability.It is also available in 2-3 colors.It comes with simplistic design which fails to grab the attention of the customer,but not to say that it is bad looking.The rear cover is made of plastic,which is not that much durable and also viable for scratches and smudges.Moto E fits to the pocket-friendly category of smartphones as like zenfone 4.It is not build upto very high standards,but it is priceworthy.One more disadvantage of Moto E is that the glass is very reflective and it is hard to use it in sunny days.
Zenfone 4 uses Intel atom as the processor which is dual core,the zenfone 4 might be cheap but in performance it overcomes all its opponents with the hi-fi intel processor.Graphics scores were also higher for zenfone as compared to its opponent Moto E.But it takes time for loading apps and games.When it comes to battery life It last upto more than 5 hours which is not that bad.ASUS is offering 12 hours 3G talktime and it uses a 1600mAh battery.1 GB RAM along with Intels 1.2 GHz dual core processor make the phone responsive and efficient.
Where as Moto E operates on a budget chipset snapdragon 200 which is of dual core offers a standard performance.The processor offers a good overall performance for its price,it works good in betwwen apps but in some cases the processing speed may affect your time.Additonally the all new Moto E is coming with an adreno 302 400 MHz single core graphics card that makes gaming smoth and efficient.It uses a 1980 mAh battery with Li-ion composition .
SPECIFICATIONS AND SOFTWARE
Specifications zenfone 4 are not upto the very high level mark but it satisfies its price.The screen is not that much bright and the viewing angle is limited.The hyper threaded intel 1.2 GHz atom processor with 1 GB Ram provides easiness to basic activities.The 8 GB internal memory are on higher side for this price range,it also provides the option for an expandable memory space upto 64 GB.Along with these specifications you also get Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 4.0,GPS.ASUS zenfone 4 comes with android 4.3 and it is upgradable to android 4.4.Audio quality is also good.zenfone 4 has both rear camera and front camera,where rear camera is 5 MP with autofocus,you can touch aanywhere in the screen to get focused.Even in low light, the quality of pictures are not that bad.Video mode is also much better than its revivals but not that crystal clear.where the front camera is of 0.3 MP which is too good at this price range.
Moto E also have much similar specifications of thath of zenfone 4.It works on android 4.4 kitkat the latest mobile platform.Moto E also comes with a 1 GB RAM but with a lesser inbuilt memory of 4 GB.It is expandable upto 32 GB by micro sd.Moto E allows you to browse the using 3G and also wifi,it also enables Bluetooth 4.0 which helps to transfer files much easier.It also includes adequate audio specialities with good speaker.When it comes to camera,it includes only a rear cam of 5MP.Also the lens is fixed so that auto focus is not allowed.
As expected ASUS Zenfone is on to something here-the zenfone 4 is a fantastic device at its price range.
I give 4/5 for zenfone 4.
But in case of Moto E it is really diaspointing,considering the grant suces of its elder brother Moto G.But its good for the common man who want to make life more comfortable.
I give 3.5/5 for Moto E.
But both phone are worth its price and good at this price.