Intex Aqua Star HD vs Asus ZenFone 5 comparison:Â IntexÂ and AsusÂ are the good and low budget selling phones in this category. Camera, Display and performance are the best in class in this price range. Lets have a comparable look below in details.
Intex Aqua Star HD vs Asus ZenFone 5 comparison
|Â||Intex Aqua Star HD||Â Asus Zenfone 5|
|Screen Size||5 inch||Â 5 inch|
|Resolution||720×1280Â Â pixels||720×1280Â pixels|
|Pixel Density||Â 290 ppi||Â 293 ppi|
|Version||Â 4.4.2 kitkat||Â 4.3 jelly bean|
|Up-Gradable||Â Up-gradable toÂ 5.0||Â Up-gradable to 4.4|
|Processor||1.3Â GHz Â quad-core||Â 2 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580|
|GHz||Â 1.3 Ghz||Â 2 GHz|
|RAM||Â 1 GB||Â 2 GB|
|GPU||MediaTek MT6582M||PowerVR SGX 544MP2|
|Front||13 MP||Â 2 MP|
|Rear||Â 5 MP||Â 8.4 MP|
|Features||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timer||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Voice activation|
|Internal||Â 8 GB||Â 8 GB|
|External||Â Â micro SD upto 32Â GB||Â micro SD upto 64 GB|
|Wi-Fi||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|Bluetooth||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|NFC||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|USB||Â Yes (Micro USB)||Â Yes (Micro USB)|
|mAh||1800Â mAh||2110Â mAh|
|Stand-By||Â 16 hours||Â 22 hours|
|Price||Â 8,000 INR||Â 10,000 INR|
Intex Aqua Star HD vs Asus ZenFone 5 comparison
Design and Display:
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features a 5-inch display with a 720×1280-pixel resolution with a pixel density of 290 ppi. While the other hand rival, The Asus Zenfone 5Â features a 5-inch display withÂ 720 x 1080-pixel resolution with the pixel density of 293Â ppi. That meansÂ that both the gadgets have same screen size andÂ the same pixel density and the image resolution. AsusÂ has higher than its rival.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ gives you slightly more screen space, not only because it’s fractionally larger, but because the Asus Zenfone 5Â has on-screen controls with a border in the bottom.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features a 1.3 GHz, media tek quadÂ core processor with a Â 1Â GB of RAM. While the Asus Zenfone 5Â features a Â 2 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580 as well as 2Â GB of RAM. Which means that the Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â phone has a fasterÂ processor than the Intex Aqua Star HD. The RAM options is not sameÂ in both the devicesÂ andÂ the working is also Â not same which leads to chooseÂ over Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â than Intex.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features 8Â GB of on-board ROM and the phone it supported with a external SDcard Slot with 32GB expendablity.A 12 GB and 60 GB of free Google Drive space is also given along with the ROM options. While the Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â features 8Â GB on-board storage with an option of aÂ 64GB expandable via mirco SD card slot.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features the same UltraPixel sensor (f/2.0 aperture) found in the original Xiaomi Redmi phones, although it’s a better all-round performer than before. It also has a Duo Camera for depth perception which means that there’s a range of fancy features on offer, and 5-megapixel (f/2.0 aperture) front-facing camera which is excellent for selfies. But the front camera is not an HD version but resembles a high quality camera and resolution.
On the second half, the Asus Zenfone 5Â Â features a 8-megapixel sensor with fast 0.8 second capture speed. The Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â camera is alsoÂ known for the best photography so the Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â takes the lead in terms of camera. The Asus Zenfone 5Â Â smartphone can also capture Ultra HD video, something the Intex Aqua Star HDÂ is incapable of and there are a range of smart functions, including “selective focus” which produces similar to Intex Aqua Star HD without the additional lens. This new added features lets you choose over Asus ZenfoneÂ 5.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 6.0. The Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â features Android 4.3 Jelly BeanÂ and a new version of TouchWiz. Both have same operating systems but the Intex Aqua Star HDÂ has a bigger advantage of the Android 5.0 lollipop update. So the Intex Aqua Star HDÂ leads in operating system overÂ Asus Zenfone 5.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features a 1800Â mAh battery that is supposedly 40 per cent more efficient than the first Intex Aqua Star 1, which could last up to two days with only 2G services. However Intex Aqua Star HDÂ has added aggressive power saver options to make sure your device lasts the distance and it’s very impressive.
The Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â features a 2110mAh battery that will get you through the day. It also offers power saving features to match those of Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â . Both devices are a step above the previous generation, giving much better endurance.
Conclusion whether which one is the best:
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ features a machined aluminium body that wraps around the sides making for a 90 per cent metal finish. There will be twoÂ colours available: black and coral white. It’s a triumph of design, it looks stunning and feels sensational to hold.
The Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â is mainly metallic, sticking to familiar design, but with a more tactile back for better grip. The big positives are that it is dustproof and resistant in liquid down to a metre in depth, and it’ll be available in different colors- green, blue, red, orange, white, black.
The Intex Aqua Star HDÂ feels like the slicker device in daily use. The user interface is faster and although it has less options and features, the interface feels more sophisticated and mature. It offers class-leading sound quality, a great display, but the real winner is the design. In the battle of these two giants, Intex Aqua Star HDÂ takes it, but only just.
The Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â offers a wider range of features and comes with great connectivity, a stunning display, plenty of power and a camera that performs well. However it feels like it could be faster in daily use and the unique features of the heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner may well get turned off and ignored.
As per price, the Intex Aqua Star HDÂ is available at Rs 8,000 and the Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â Â is available in India at a price tag of 10,000 INR. The color variants are same for the devices.