Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe vs. LeEco Le Max 2: Which is Worth Buying?

Asus has launched its Zenfone 3 series of smartphones some days back, and the devices have received a lot of attention from media as well as the Zenfone fans. The three Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones launched come with awesome specs and a huge leap over the Zenfone 2 devices. Sitting at the top of the line is the Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe with literally specs to drool over.

However, Asus should notice that even though it has been successful so far in the affordable phones segment, there are some new fierce competitors too. LeEco is one of the fastest growing smartphone companies that provides the ultimate smartphone experience for a fraction of what Samsung and Apple charge. The LeEco Le Max 2 is the latest flagship offering from the company and carries beastly hardware.

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Zenfone 3 Deluxe

Both the Le Max 2 and the Zenfone 3 Deluxe are giving a very tough fight to each other in terms of features and specs. So it’s natural for buyers to get confused between both the smartphones. Let’s make it easy and compare both the devices in this LeEco Le Max 2 vs. Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe comparison.

LeEco Le Max 2 vs. Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

Design and Display: Both the phones look very beautiful and carry great designs that look modern and attractive, so you can choose anyone you find more good-looking. Both the phones get 5.7 inches displays, but the Zenfone 3 Deluxe only gets a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with a pixel density of 386 ppi. The winner in terms of display is the Le Max 2 that flaunts a 2K display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and 515 ppi pixel density.

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Le Max 2

Processor and Memory: The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe and the LeEco Le Max 2 both are flagship devices, which is why both of them come with the same Snapdragon 820 processor. With the Asus flagship, you get to choose between 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64/128/256 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD. With the LeEco Le Max 2, you get 4GB/6GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage but no microSD slot.

Camera: The Zenfone 3 Deluxe comes with a 23 MP rear camera that has got a f/2.0 aperture, laser/phase detection autofocus, dual-tone dual LED flash, and 4-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). It shoots 2K videos and comes with an 8MP f/2.0 front camera.

The LeEco Le Max 2 gets a 21 MP f/2.0 rear camera with PDAF, OIS, and dual-LED dual tone flash. It can shoot 2K videos at 30fps and slow motion HD videos at 120fps. The phone gets an 8MP f/2.2 front camera.

Battery and Extras: The Le Max 2 carries a 3100mAh battery, while the Zenfone 3 Deluxe comes with a 3000mAh battery. Both the phones get USB Type-C, fingerprint sensors, and NFC connectivity.

Price and Conclusion

The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe is priced at $499, which translates to around INR 33,600. On the other hand, the LeEco Le Max 2 costs INR 22,999, that is roughly $342. So yes, the Le Max 2 provides more value for money, and you would only buy the Asus flagship if you are a Zenfone fan or find it more attractive.

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