Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 vs Honor 6 Plus – Who will be the winner?

With the rising trend of mid-range and high-end flagship smartphones in China & Taiwan mobile industry, Huawei Honor, Xiaomi and Asus has been releasing wide series of handset that suits different users preference. However, it is unlikely to find a smartphone that give good performance while can be obtained at low price tag. This time, they has released a newer smartphone model that trying to gain their position while being the reign on the smartphone. Today we’ll be comparing 3 different smartphones from Honor, Xiaomi and Asus that will soon be introduced in Malaysia market. Who will be the winner? Which phone suits you?

Xiaomi Mi 4i Honor 6 Plus Asus Zenfone 2
Display 5′ Full HD 5.5′ Full HD 5.5′ Full HD
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (64bit) Kirin 925 (64bit ) Intel Atom Z3560/ Z3580 (64bit)
ROM 16GB 16GB (64GB microSD expansion) 16 /32/ 64 GB (64GB microSD expansion)
Rear camera 13MP Dual 8MP 13MP
Front camera 5MP 8MP 5MP
Battery 3120mAh 3600mAh 3000mAh
SIM slot(s) Dual SIM stanby + dual 4G Dual SIM standby + 4G Dual SIM stanby
Dimension 138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8mm 150.46 x 75.68 x 7.5mm 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9mm
Weight 130g 165g 170g
OS Android 5.0 with MIUI 6 Android 4.4.2 with EMIUI 3.0 Android 5.0


In short, both of the 3 phones uses Full HD 1080p display with display size at or more than 5 inches. In terms of the processor, the Asus Zenfone 2 loses its reign because of the Intel Atom processor while being supported with its 4GB of total RAM. The high amount of RAM does come in handy when it comes to multitasking while the processor is going to handle tons of heavy loads.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 4i does not comes with microSD expansion. This means that 16GB will be the final total size available on the smartphone with pre-loaded apps aside. It is unsure how much bloatware will be inserted into the Mi 4i in the retail version.

Although the Honor 6 Plus only comes with 8MP rear camera, but Honor uses specialized image post processing technology that is able to boosts up the overall quality of the image. The highest pixel density can reach around 13MP which is comparable with other competitor phones.

In terms of price, the Mi 4i is expected to be priced around RM 741 from the initial release on India. The Zenfone 2 is also expected to be priced at RM 1200 when it first launched in Indonesia. The Honor 6 Plus should fall around this RM1000 range when it comes to the relevant specs and performance.

Who will be the winner amongst the 3? The Xiaomi Mi 4i was marketed for performance while priced around mid-range device which is the cheapest amongst the three. However, the most premium model of Zenfone 2 comes with 4GB of RAM that is sufficient enough to outperform competitor phones when it comes to multitasking. The Honor 6 Plus was marketed for its dual camera that shoots great image with it.

In conclusion, both 3 phones has their pro and cons and in the end it is subjected to user preference as while phones suits them the best.