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The Asus ZenFone 2 that was released on Jan 6 during Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2015 comes with impressive specs and features. The Apple iPhone 6 Plus phablet along with the iPhone 6 has surpassed the sales record of all the previously launched iPhones. Even though the Asus ZenFone 2 has arrived around 4 months after the iPhone 6 Plus release, it is packed with features that can easily thwart the first ever phablet from Apple in various aspects. Here is a comparison between the two handsets:

Display And Processor

The Asus ZenFone 2 as well as the iPhone 6 Plus come with 5.5-inch IPS LCD display that support 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and a pixel density slightly over 400 ppi. On the display front, general users may not find any difference in display clarity between the two screens.

The iPhone 6 Plus ispowered by a 64-bit dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone processor. The ZenFone 2 is available in two chipset variants. The Intel Atom Z3580 chipset variant features a quad-core process that produces 2.3 GHz of processing speeed along with 4 GB of RAM. The Intel Atom Z3560 chipset houses 1.8 GHz quad-core processor along with2 GB of RAM. The ZenFone 2 is the first every handset to come out with 4 GB RAM. With 1 GB of RAM, the iPhone 6 Plus may lag behind the ZenFone 2 on the performance front.

Camera, Battery And Price

The Asus ZenFone 2 comes with 13 MP dual-LED flash and autofocus enabled PixelMaster camera. PhoneArena claims that the handset can shoot good quality photos in low-lighting conditions with 400 percent more brightness. The iPhone 6 Plus features an 8 MP shooter with dual-LED flash. The camera of iPhone 6 Plus also features optical image stabilization which is not available with ZenFone 2. The 5 MP front-facing selfie shooter of ZenFone 2 can snap up to 85 degree wide angled photos. The iPhone 6 Plus has a 1.2 MP frontal camera.

The ZenFone 2 is packed with 3000 mAh battery and the iPhone 6 Plus comes with a slightly smaller 2915 mAh battery. Pricing can be a very important decisive factor while purchasing a smartphone. The iPhone 6 Plus comes with an off-contract price of $749. The Asus ZenFone 2 is a sure-shot winner in this segment with a highly affordable price tag of $199 only. The ZenFone 2 vs Galaxy Note 4 comparison shows that the new Asus flagship can beat the Note 4 in various aspects.

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