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Today we will compare the Asus Zenfone 3 and Samsung Galaxy C5, two rumored smartphones that are expected to be announced sometime soon. However, keep in mind that these are just rumored specifications, so they may not be 100% accurate.

Designs and Displays

The Asus Zenfone 3 will come with an IPS display (2.5D glass) of 5.5-inch that will support a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi and which will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Asus will use 2.5D glass on the back as well, and according to leaks, it will be available in colors such as White, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold and Black.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy C5 will have an IPS LCD display of 5.2-inch with the same resolution, but which will result in a higher pixel density of 424 ppi. Regarding the design, you’ll have a big surprise, because the device looks almost like a HTC One model, featuring a full metal body with diagonal lines at the top and bottom.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Asus Zenfone 3 is expected to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, but it is not yet known which type will receive. The device will be released in two RAM variants of 3GB and 4GB. The Samsung Galaxy C5 will be powered by a Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset with an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.


The Asus Zenfone 3 will offer three internal storage variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, which ill support expansion up to 200GB using a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy C5 will be released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB.

You will be able to expand the storage on the Samsung Galaxy C5, but it’s not yet known the maximum supported external storage.


The Asus Zenfone 3 will sport a primary camera of 23MP with dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama, face detection, panorama and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Samsung Galaxy C5 will have a primary camera of 16MP that will feature dual-LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 8MP.