Huawei Mate X2 vs Asus ZenFone 7 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 64/12/8 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 64 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 3.4% smaller than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
240 Hz touch sampling rate 105% NTSC
90 Hz refresh rate 110% DCI-P3
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Multi-touch 700 cd/m² outdoor brightness
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate 90 Hz refresh rate
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Capacitive
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26.6 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei Mate X2 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
10x optical zoom (#2) 12x digital zoom (#3)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
6-element lens (#3) 2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection
AIS (#2) 3x optical zoom (#3)
AIS (#3) 4 cm macro shooting distance(#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 720p @ 480 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2)
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 80 mm (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
ISO settings Macro mode
Leica camera Optical image stabilization
Macro mode Optical zoom
OIS (#2) Panorama
OIS (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
OIS (#4) Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
RYYB sensor Self-timer
Scene mode Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Self-timer Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a 64 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
16 MP 64 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/1.8
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2 (#2)
HDR Aperture:f/2.4 (#3)
Panorama auto panorama
Wide angle lens HDR
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Motorized flip primary camera
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary front camera – 12 MP
Third front camera – 8 MP

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate X2 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Bulit-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 21 LTE Cat 19
TD- UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro price tag is $950 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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