ZTE is a Chinese OEM that tries as much as possible to attend to all sector of smartphones ranging from lower end, mid-range and then higher end smartphones. The ZTE Blade A520C to be reviewed today fits into the budget segment properly. When the word ‘budget’ appears before the word ‘smartphone’, that low price tag springs into your thoughts just like that. Well, this piece has a low price tag. From here, another question pops to the mind, ‘will the specs balance up?’ This question most especially and other questions you have about this and other questions related to thus smartphone will get answered as the ZTE Blade A520C is looked at thoroughly. Enjoy!
DESIGN AND DISPLAY
ZTE Blade A520C has a moderate outlook which doesn’t even place it anywhere near the top level category of gorgeous looking smartphones. Its bezels are thick and its body has a plastic build. The top bezel as expected houses the front camera, earpiece and ambient light sensor. On the other hand, the bottom bezel completely accommodates the soft Android navigation keys. The rear of the smartphone quietly possesses a single camera, LED flash and the ZTE logo. The physical buttons on the smartphone are in a bar format, and are placed on the right side of the smartphone. The dimensions of this smartphone are 143.5 mm length, 71.6 mm breadth and 8.4 mm thickness. This smartphone has a very light feel as a result of its 138g weight. ZTE Blade A520C is available in only Black color.
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ZTE Blade A520C has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen of size 5.0 inches. Handling the sharpness of the screen display is 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The pixel density of this HD display is 294 PPI. However, its display area is low as its screen-to-body ratio pegs 67%.
CPU, OS, AND STORAGE
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 is the system-on-chip integrated into this smartphone. An ARM Cortex-A7 CPU with four cores powers ZTE Blade A520C. This processor clocks at a low 1.1GHz speed. Also, it’s of the 32-bit architecture and adopts the 28nm process technology. Coupled with the ZTE’s MiFavor UI and Android 7.0 Nougat OS, ZTE Blade A520C works smartly. Internal storage on the smartphone has an 16GB capacity for storing files. It can be extended to 128GB with the aid of a microSD card. Multitasking on this smart tech piece is engineered by a 1GB RAM.
ZTE Blade A520C camera experience is quite alright. Shooting images and recording videos from the rear is overseen by an 8 MP CMOS sensor well supported by a single-LED flash for brightening images in low light conditions. Selfies are taken with the front 5 MP camera.
ZTE Blade A520C uses a Li-Poly 2,400 mAh battery as its duration source. The battery is replaceable as it is of the removable type. However, the smartphone lacks Fast Charging technology.
ZTE Blade A520C Full Technical Specifications
|Model||ZTE Blade A520C|
|2G Network||GSM: 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||UMTS : 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network||LTE : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|2G||GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)|
|4G||Up to 150 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 21 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen|
|Pixel Density||294 PPI|
|Features||Capacitive touch, multi-touch input|
|Features||HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama|
|Flash||Yes, Single-LED flash|
|Operating System||Android 7.1 Nougat OS|
|User Interface||Yes, MiFavor UI|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A7|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 304|
|RAM (Memory)||1 GB|
|Internal Storage||16 GB|
|Card Slot||Expandable to 128 GB|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor|
|Controls||Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth v4.1 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||MicroUSB v2.0|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Poly Battery|
|Capacity||2,400 mAh Battery|
|Standby||Up to 220 hours|
|Talk Time||Up to 6 hours|
|Music Play||Up to 12 hours|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|IM||Yes & BBM|
|Audio Playback||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Video Playback||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|FM Radio||Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS|
|Alert Types||Vibration, Ringtones|
|Ring Tones||MP3, WAV|
|Handsfree||Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
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What is the current ZTE Blade A520C Price and Availability status?
ZTE Blade A520C sells at the price of $70.
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