Both the Asus ZenFone 3 Laser and CloudFone Next are two of the much awaited smartphones this 3rd quarter of 2016. They are equipped with few similarities in specs which makes it hard to choose the best fit for you.
As a result, we got a number of request from our readers to compare them on specs. So here is it, choose the best for you on paper.
Asus ZenFone 3 Laser vs CloudFone Next Specs
|Specs||ZenFone 3 Laser||CloudFone Next|
|Display:||5.5 Inch FHD IPS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection at 401 ppi||5.2 Inch FHD IPS OGS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection at 423 ppi|
|CPU:||1.4 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 430 octa core processor||1.4 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 430 octa core processor|
|GPU:||Adreno 505||Adreno 505|
|RAM:||4 GB||4 GB|
|ROM:||32 GB expandable storage via micro SD card slot||32 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 128 GB (dedicated)|
|Rear Camera:||13 MP f/2.0 Sony IMX214 w/ 2nd gen laser AF, EIS, and dual real tone LED flash||16 MP f/2.0 Samsung S5K3P3 ISOCELL sensor w/ PDAF and LED flash|
|Selfie Camera:||8 MP f/2.0 w/ 89 degrees wide angle||8 MP f/2.4 Samsung S5K4H8 sensor w/ BSI, wide angle lens and LED flash|
|Battery:||3,000 mAh||3,000 mAh w/ Quick Charge 3.0|
|OS:||Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI 3.0||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Connectivity:||WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, OTG, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM (hybrid)||WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, LTE, Bluetooth, OTG, GPS, A GPS, dual SIM (micro)|
|Sensors:||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass||Accelerometer, light, proximity, orientation, sound, magnetic, gyroscope|
|Others:||Fingerprint sensor, Colors: glacier silver, sand gold||Fingerprint sensor, Colors: gold, grey|
|Dimensions:||149 x 76 x 8.05 mm||148 x 72.4 x 9.5 mm|
|Price:||11,995 Pesos||9,999 Pesos|
In terms of power, they are very similar. The ZenFone 3 Laser and Next are equipped with the efficient 1.4 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 430 octa core processor paired with the heavy gaming grade Adreno 505 GPU, HUGE 4 GB of RAM for seamless multitasking, and 32 GB of internal storage.
The advantages of the ZenFone 3 Laser are: more solid and slimmer metal unibody frame, bigger 5.5 inch screen, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) for better video shooting, 4K support, brighter 8 MP f/2.0 w/ 89 degrees wide angle selfie cam and more feature rich skin w/ regular updates.
Related: Asus ZenFone 3 Laser First Impressions - An Overhaul!
On the other hand, the Next has a dedicated micro SD card slot, Quick Charge 3.0 tech (though I also suspect that ZenFone 3 has it), higher-end 16 MP f/2.0 Samsung S5K3P3 ISOCELL sensor w/ PDAF and LED flash main camera, LED selfie flash, and a more affordable SRP.
Related: CloudFone Next Review - World Class Performance Under 10K!
What do you think guys?