All are not damn crazy fans those enter in to the characters of Apple vs Samsung rivalry, and don’t mind to spend their hard earned bucks each time something new and grand hit the shelves from the manufacturers. Going with the so-called budget devices is in fact pretty smart. These devices appear with a great grandeur offering mouth watering specs. Well, here we have taken a comparative dig at a couple of devices of the above kind, the Xiaomi Mi 4i, and Asus Zenfone 2.
Construct and Dimension
Zenfone 2 packs a curved rear plastic body blended nicely with the metallic work. It boasts a mammoth 5.5 inches display. The device has the dimension of 152 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm making it in perfect shape to match the contemporary expectation.
On the other hand, Xiaomi Mi 4i sports a 5 inch display with 138 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm dimension. Its polycarbonated body looks quite strong and attractive. The device fits well within your hand.
Asus Zenfone 2 packs a nice Full HD IPS display of 720 x 1280 p resolution, which is well protected through the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 arrangements.
Coming to Xiaomi Mi 4i, it sports an IPS 1280 x 1020 p display. It has the Corning Concore One Glass as the protective arrangement against scratches. Apart from this, there is Sunlight Display, a concept to take care of the graphics.
Performance, Battery, and Connectivity
Xiaomi Mi 4i runs through Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 54 bit eight core processing unit clocked at 1.7 GHz mated with 2 GB RAM. There is Adreno 405 graphics processing unit available for a better experience of the gaming folks. It offers 16 GB native storage space for your stuffs, and the whole device gets powered by a 3120 mAh battery unit.
Asus Zenfone 2 is having Intel Atom Z3560 quad core processing unit that rotates at 1.8 GHz accompanied by 2 GB RAM. It has PowerVR G6430 graphics unit, and there is 16 GB system memory that can be additionally expanded through SD card support to about 64 GB. There is 3000 mAh battery unit available to make the product performing.
In terms of connectivity, both play through Wi-Fi 802.11 a/c/Wi-Fi, and both have 4G support.
Asus Zenfone 2 has a 13 MP min end shooter with dual LED flash for low light capture along a 5 MP front facing unit for your selfie obsession.
Xiaomi Mi 4i packs a 13 MP main end camera with 5 element lens, and dual flash as well to deal with dumb light conditions. Mi 4i also has the same 5 MP front camera, along with revamped HDR mode cature as of the Asus Zenfone 2.
Application and Interface
Asus Zenfone operates through Android 5.0 Lollipop platform, and there is Asus Zen UI for your better experience. Xiaomi Mi 4i at the other side plays through the Android 5.0 Lollipop as well, and its Mi UI6 is as good as of the Asus counter part.
To be honest, this is one of the toughest verdicts to give. Especially, as both they carry the similar price tag (Rs. 12,900). Anyway, on a deciding note, Zenfone leads narrowly in terms of a better dimension compilation and memory capacity.