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Asus ZenFone 2 vs. Motorola X Pure Edition – Which One Is a Better Buy?

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The Asus ZenFone 2 and Moto X Style (Pure Edition) are compared in this article to reveal which of these Android handsets is a better buy.

The Asus ZenFone 2 comes in different versions, the in vogue one being the ZE551ML. The latter version has an Intel quad-core Z3580 chip “hooked up” with a PowerVR G6430 GPU. It’s important to know that the latter processor is quite a fast one and the cores that are integrated in the device are clocked at 2.3 GHz. The handset has a 5.5-inch screen display, 1080p IPS, and it is covered in Gorilla Glass 3. It comes with a storage capacity of 65 GB and a 2/4GB LPDDR3 memory. The battery is a 3000mAh lithium one.

As far as design, the device sports a curvy look and it is made out of plastic. The volume keys are located on the back cover and as far as OS goes, the ASUS ZenFone 2 functions on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The Moto X Style (also known as the Pure Edition) comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD display screen and 2,560×1,440 pixel resolution with 520 ppi. It is powered up by a Snapdragon 808 processor coupled 3GB RAM clocked at 1.8 GHz. This handset will roll out in the month of September and users can purchase it in the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variant. The phone’s battery is a 3,300 mAh one and it charges in merely 3 hours. The gizmos runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and as far as design, you have 18 unique back covers to choose from.

As far as the camera units are concerned, the Asus ZenFone 2 has a 13MP autofocus and dual-LED flash while the second camera unit is a 5 MP one. The Style device has a 21 MP camera and you can record in 4K. The other camera is a 5MP snapper with LED flash included. The Asus ZenFone 2’s 4GB variant is priced at $299 whereas the Moto X Style one costs $399.

Conclusion: The Asus ZenFone 2 tops Moto X Style due to the price and due to its well-endowed specs.