Google Pixel XL Vs. Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra: Based On Specs, Design & Functions; Find Out Which Device Suits Your Needs [Video]


The latest in phone comparisons pit the Google Pixel XL versus the Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra based on specs, design and key functions. As to which device suits a user's particular needs rests on which particular features are considered and prioritized.

For this review, the Google Pixel XL with 4GB and 32GB expandable memory is pitted against the Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra's 4GB and 64GB expandable memory. Consider the following key points.

Key Specs

The Google Pixel XL is considered a phablet with its 5.5-in. screen size AMOLED display using QHD Resolution at 2560 x 1440 pixels with 531 pixels-per-inch (ppi). The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra is already a small tablet with its 6.8-in. screen size, display that uses IPS LCD technology and FHD Resolution, and a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, 324 ppi.

The Google Pixel XL is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with Quad-core processor using Adveno 530 GPU graphics. The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra has the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Octa-core processor with Adveno 510 GPU graphics.

From these specs alone, Google Pixel XL outranks the Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra in processor power, display and resolution. Google Pixel XL can handle more demanding graphics, performs faster and easily carried as compared to the bigger and cumbersome Asus Zenfone according to Android Headlines.

Camera and Video Features

The Google Pixel XL has a 12.3MP sensor main camera with dual-tone flash, 8MP Front-Facing-Camera (FFC), and a 1080p video. The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra has similar specs except for the 23MP Sony IMX318 sensor primary camera. Evidently, the Google Pixel XL vs. Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra in camera and video features favor the Asus, which also has bottom-mounted speakers ideal for watching movies and playing games,

OS, Storage & Battery Capacity and Price

The Google Pixel XL is run by Android 7.0 Nougat, has 3,450mAh battery capacity at $770 dollars for the 4GB RAM and 32GB expandable variant. The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra uses Android Marshmallow 6.0, has 4,600mAh battery capacity, and at $480 dollars for the 4GB RAM, 64GB expandable memory. Both devices have fingerprint sensors at the rear, Gadgets360 reported.

To recap, the Google Pixel XL provides high-end specs with built-in Google Assistant tied to Google Home and capable of mobile payments, but comes at a higher price. The Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra has less powerful specs but longer-lasting battery capable of quick charges, suitable for movies and gaming at a much lower price. When it comes to Google Pixel XL vs. Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra, the defining factor rests on the buyer as to which device best suit his particular needs.

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