Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Asus Zenfone 2 is surely an amazing smartphone, which can make anyone fall in love with it. The rare combination of power and beauty going hand-in-hand makes it even harder to resist.

The same can be said of the Meizu M1 Note as its attractive colors are reminiscing of Nokia and their lineup of smartphones. It will certainly appeal to those young at heart with its attractive colors. Do check out this comparison and share your thoughts in the comment box below.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Here is the specs comparison of Meizu's M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2. We have observed how a comparison can evolve from going for the highest specs to going for the highest specs with an emphasis on beauty as well.

Asus Zenfone 2 Has An Outstanding Metal Finish Design:

ZenFone 2 sports a stunning, all-new design that employs iconic Zen design elements. It is offering a brushed-metal finish and distinctive, elegant circle detailing. There's also a curved case that has incredibly thin 3.9 mm at the edges that lend the ZenFone 2 a bold yet elegant look with intuitive volume control with Rear Key.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

As for the M1 Note, the notion of being a copycat seems true with it being a look-alike of Apple iPhone 5c, as pointed out by a large section of the online community. To put things into perspective, it does have a slim and lightweight body for its size and Gorilla Glass 3 for that extra bit of protection.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Both Smartphones Have Rich And Crisp Display:

Asus's Zenfone 2 is equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with 403ppi pixel density, the display has a slight 3.3 mm bezel, giving ZenFone 2 a remarkable 72% screen-to-body ratio for maximized viewing experience. To top it all off, the Gorilla Glass 3 gives you the protection and toughness it will need.

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As for the M1 Note, it sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IGZO capacitive touchscreen with 403 ppi pixel density, they are working with AUO/Sharp that will offer a screen with advanced Panel, Self Refresh (PSR) technology, lower power consumption, up to 450nit brightness and a 75% reduction in reflection thank to a full GFF lamination.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Asus Zenfone 2 Has Blazing Performance And Storage:

The Zenfone 2 is not only looking at the performance for today, but in the next one or two years as well. Powered by an up to 2.3 GHz, 64-bit Intel Atom octa-core processor Z3580 and coming in with 4 GB RAM, it is capable of delivering up to seven times faster gaming performance than its predecessor.

There's also 60ms of touch responsiveness, so you will be able to enjoy slick web surfing, smooth video playback, great gaming experiences and multi-tasking that doesn't leave you waiting or hangs up on you.

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the ZenFone 2 has three options available with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB on the cards. There will also be a microSD slot that supports up to 64GB for your expansion needs.

Now let's head on to what will be powering up the M1 Note. Under the hood of the phablet will be the Mediatek MT6752 chipset paired with an Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Mali-T760 graphics, and 2GB RAM.

There's indeed some serious firepower available and should have no trouble running all the latest apps and games.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Both Have Stunning High Resolution Camera:

For camera aficionados, you are well taken care of with either of them. That goes to show that having a great camera is important as most users have come to appreciate the good things in life and a great camera phone could sway their choices in the end.

ZenFone 2 comes with a 13 MP PixelMaster camera and an f/2.0 aperture lens to capture stunning, high-resolution photos with zero shutter lag. This industry-leading low-light mode employs pixel-merging technology to capture up to 400% brighter photos at night, or in low-light scenes, without the need for a flash.

Or when you want to use flash, not to worry as the ZenFone 2 is equipped with a Real Tone Flash to ensure warm skin tones and accurate color. For your selfies, it also comes ready with a 5 MP secondary camera to ensure great details with it.

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The M1 Note, it will be equipped with a 13 Megapixel primary camera with 4208 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/3.06'' sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama.

Taking photos is fast, and blur-free with the 13 megapixels, Samsung sensor and a dual tone LED flash creates the perfect balance of light for night shots. Even the fastest action can be tamed with a zero lag 30 fps burst mode.

The secondary camera, it will have a 5 Megapixel shooter that comes with Face AE technology that you can enjoy the nightlife with its low-light capabilities of a F/2.0 aperture and Pure Cell noise-reduction technology.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Asus Zenfone 2 Has Lollipop 5.0 Onboard:

The ZenFone 2 is built on top the latest Android Lollipop 5.0 which also brings with it the ZenUI, a simpler, smarter and gives more personalization choices.

It gives you the freedom, connection, and expression that form the foundation for ASUS's ZenUI mobile user interface. For the first time for smartphones, the ZenFone 2 can be customized to meet everyone's personal style and usage preferences, including ZenUI's launcher, themes, fonts, icons, and more.

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As for the M1 Note, it is running on Android KitKat 4.4.4 which could be the deal breaker for most users as many others are jumping on the Lollipop bandwagon already. It should be a matter of time before it gets the update to Lollipop 5.0, but until that day comes; the difference is like night and day.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

Meizu M1 Note Has A Better Battery Life:

The Zenfone 2 is sporting a non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery. What is even more interesting is that with the unique fast charging technology, it will take your battery level to 60% in just 39 minutes.

The M1 Note packs a non-removable 3140 mAh battery which allows for 12 hours of 4G web surfing, 15 hours of non-stop video-playing, 40 hours of 2G talk time and 60 hours of high-quality music-playing.

Meizu M1 Note vs Asus Zenfone 2: Battle Of Octa-Core Gets Fiercer

GizBot Verdict:

The Asus Zenfone 2 is available for Rs. 22,999 (4GB of RAM, 64GB storage), Rs. 19,999 (4GB of RAM, 32GB storage) and Rs. 14,999 ((2GB of RAM, 16GB storage). The smartphone is avaialble in Osmium Black, Sheer Gold, Glacier Gray, Glamor Red and Ceramic White.

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If you are looking for a phablet with amazing display, latest OS and performance then the Zenfone 2 would bet the apt phone for you.

The Meizu M1 Note (16GB model) will be available for approximately Rs. 12,675 and in white, blue, yellow, green and pink. But, if you are looking for a phablet with long battery life, better camera quality and design, then we would suggest Meizu's M1 Note.

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