Motorola Moto G and Asus Zenfone 5 are definitely strong competitors to each other. You may be totally confused between these 2 medium budget Android smartphones of Motorola and Asus. In this post I’ll compare Motorola Moto G and Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG. Reading this comparison will help you in deciding that whether you should buy Moto G which is already very successful, or Zenfone 5 which Asus has launched recently. It’ll be very interesting to see that whether Zenfone 5 will be able to compete with Motorola’s Moto G, or still people will decide to go for Moto G only.
The first difference between these 2 smartphones is the difference of price. 8GB Motorola Moto G comes at Rs 12,499, while the 8GB version of Asus Zenfone 5 comes at Rs 9,999 only. 16GB version of Moto G comes at Rs 13,999, while Asus Zenfone 5 with 16GB internal memory comes at Rs 12,999 only.
Display Screen Comparison
In comparison to Moto G’s 4.5 inch display screen which comes with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and pixel density of 329ppi, Asus Zenfone 5 comes with 5 inch display screen having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and pixel density of 294ppi.
People who want high quality display screen may go for Moto G as it comes with display screen having better pixel density, while people who need larger display screen may go for Zenfone 5 A501CG.
Moto G works on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system which is the latest Android version. Zenfone 5 comes with 4.3 operating system, and you’ll be able to update it to Android 4.4 in future.
I have got to know that Moto G will also get Moto L update, while we don’t know that whether Zenfone 5 will get Moto L update or not.
If you immediately want to use smartphone with latest Android version, then you should definitely go for Moto G.
Processor, RAM and Memory
Moto G got very successful because it comes with 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. Zenfone 5 of Asus comes with 1.6GHz Intel Atom Dual Core processor. Both smartphones seem to be very powerful and there may be a slight difference in the performance of both smartphones.
Moto G comes with 1GB RAM only, while Zenfone 5 comes with 2GB RAM. By provided double RAM than what Motorola has provided in Moto G, Asus may attract many people towards Zenfone 5.
I already mentioned that both Moto G and Zenfone 5 are available in 2 variants. The main difference is that external memory card slot is not available in Moto G, while the external memory slot provides memory up to 64GB with Asus Zenfone 5. If you want more memory then you may definitely go for Zenfone 5.
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Camera Features Comparison
In comparison to the 5 megapixel rear facing camera of Moto G, Zenfone 5 comes with a 8 megapixel camera. Asus has provided 2 megapixel camera in the front of Zenfone 5, while Moto G has got 1.3 megapixel camera at the front.
Camera features makes Zenfone 5 a better smartphone in comparison to Moto G.
Moto G comes with 2070 mAH battery, while Zenfone 5 comes with 2110 mAh battery.
Some of my friends who have used Moto G have told me that they get 1 day battery life or even more with Moto G. It’ll be interesting to see that whether Zenfone 5 will be able to provide good battery life like Moto G.
When it comes to battery life, I may definitely prefer Moto G over Zenfone 5.
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I hope that this comparison of 2 medium budget smartphones Motorola Moto G and Asus Zenfone 5 will be useful for you. Soon other companies may try to launch more medium budget smartphones around the price of Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000, as currently both these smartphones are dominating in this price range. A good thing for customers is that they are able to easily buy Motorola and Asus smartphones from Flipkart. Did you like this comparison? Will you buy Motorola Moto G or Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG?