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Nov 26

ASUS ZenFone 5: A500CG vs A500KL Specs Comparison

ASUS ZenFone 5 Colors

As you may have known already, ASUS released two versions of its 5-inch android smartphone called the ASUS Zenfone 5. The two variants are the A500CG and the A500KL. The main difference is with the CPU. A500CG uses Intel Atom while A500KL utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon. There are also a few other differences summarized in the table below:

A500CG
A500KL
CPU Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 Dual Core 2.0GHz/1.6Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 Quad-core Cortex-A7 1.2Ghz
Memory (RAM) 2GB / 1GB 2GB
Network 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
3G: TD-SCDMA 1880-1920/2010-2025 MHz
4G: TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 1800/2100/2600 MHz

Looking at the table, the A500CG runs in a slightly faster Intel Atom CPU. However, it is not capable of 4G-LTE support. The A500KL, on the other hand, supports more network frequencies, including 4G-LTE. This is the main advantage of the A500KL. The appearance, including the dimensions, is the same for both models except for the trademark Intel Inside label at the back of the A500CG.

To have an idea of the performance of each phone, check out the following videos:

ASUS ZenFone 5 (A500CG) Antutu Score

 
ASUS ZenFone 5 (A500KL) Performance and Antutu Score

With regards to the price, the A500CG is cheaper than the A500KL. To view the price and other information about the two phones, click here: ASUS ZenFone 5 (A500CG) and ASUS ZenFone 5 (A500KL)

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