Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL Mobile (Blue 64GB)


Rs. 21749.00 (approx)
 
Rs. 19999.00 (approx)
 
Rs. 21999.00 (approx)
 

Quick Specs:

  • Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL runs on OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) on box. It is powered Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.


 INTRODUCTION:

The beauty Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL comes with an amazing design. It is designed with completely glass and plastic. This is such a premium looking smart phone and also bears a premium hardware. The device is protected by the corning Gorilla Glass on both the sides.

DESIGN:

The Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL Feels good in hands. Thanks its rounded edges and a slim body. The metal and glass casing makes it feel premium. The concentric circles at the back make it even better. This premium feeling is particularly missing in Asus Zenfone2.  The device comes with type C USB port which is first I its series. It is provided with bud ear phones.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL design

The device is also quite light with a weight of 144 grams. And the dimensions are 146.9 x 74 x 7.7 mm and it falls under the category of slim phones. To the back we have a 16Mp camera with f2.2. Aperture. The back camera is slightly projected outwards. The finger print sensor has the chamfered edges. This is dual tone LED flash. Below the camera comes the fingerprint scanner.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL design

The 2600mAh battery is sealed in. However the device is attracting lot of fingerprints. At the back the panel is protected by a sapphire glass which is an addition. To the front we have the notification LED, sensors and the ear piece. An 8MP front facing camera, a 5.2 inch display. And we have three capacitive buttons at the bottom. These keys are not backlit. We have the hybrid sim tray to the left.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL design

This is a hybrid sim slot where the second slot supports micro SD card up to 256 GB and a sim card. Up top it has the noise cancellation mic and a 3.5mm audio jack. To the right we have the power button and the volume rockers. The buttons also have the same concentric circles over there and they feel tactile. Primary microphone, speaker and the type C USB slot is located at the bottom. Comes in Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, and Shimmer Gold colors.

DISPLAY:

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL is 5.2” HD high quality display made of Super IPS+ capacitive touchscreen panels. Consisting of resolution 1080 x 1920. It is a glass to glass touch panel which gives a very smooth and sensitive touch experience. Has a screen to body ratio of 68.6% and a pixel density of 424 ppi. It has great wide viewing angles.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL display

The display has great colors looking vibrant. With great color balance and accurate brightness. Protected with corning gorilla glass 3. And runs on Emotion 3.1 UI. The resolution of the super IPS is a full HD which is spread over on the 5.2 inch display which results a high end pixel density of 424ppi. It is worth mentioning that this display is covered by a 2.5D curved gorilla glass. The display looks nice. The viewing angles seem decent though.

The display is really vibrant, colorful and pretty sharp as well. And again the viewing angles are really good. The touch is responsive and feels really good. I can say that the display on the Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL is one of the superior and the best available.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL display

The gaming performance is very good. And there is a very fluid flow and the graphics did particularly well. The audio quality is also fine. While watching videos and playing games you will get the best experience.

FEATURES:

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL runs on OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) on box. It is powered Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. Supplemented by a chipset of Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 and Coupled with adreno 506 graphic card. Consisting of 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB internal memory expandable through micro sd slot up to 128GB.Having primary camera of 16MP f/2.0, laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The secondary cam is of 8MP with f/2.4, 26mm, and 1080p to get the best selfies.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL features

Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi hotspot options are available. And all this is powered by a 2600mAh battery. It comprises of Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors. Consists of USB OTG support. The device is a dual sim smart phone with 4G connectivity and the microSD SD card using sim 2 slot.

PERFORMANCE:

The device also has sonic master and a high res audio certification. Which means it provides superior audio quality. The device looks pretty familiar and feels just like the Zenfone. The only difference is the display size and the battery capacity.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL performance

The software here is also familiar and this is the latest v6.0 marshmallow. The software comes along with some of the preloaded apps. If you long press on the screen there comes the widgets and wallpapers.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL perfomence

You also get options to lock apps or even hide them. Though the phone comes with a lot of preloaded apps. The overall device feels very premium but the fingerprints and the smudges feels irritating. The overall built quality is good. 

CAMERA:

Once on the camera. You can tap the finger print sensor to take a shot. It comes with most of the modes beautification, HDR, Panorama and many more. It is supplemented with fully featured manual camera mode which provides option to control focus, shutter speed ISO exposure, white balance and there is even an on screen histogram here.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL camera

The shutter speed is quite fast and responsive. There are some sample shots that we are quickly shot. The device comes with same sensor found on the some of the popular devices like Xiaomi Mi 5 and the One plus 3.

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL camera

The images seem quite good. Additionally Asus has also thrown an optical image stabilization which helps for a smoother videos. And this camera can also shot 4K video.   

VERDICT:

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL has given a very good impression in many ways. The design and the display are the first best things you will notice. And the software performance is also quite good. The Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL is available at a price range of Rs 26,666/-

Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL Mobile Blue 64 Full Specifications

General
Brand Asus
Model Name Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL
Model ID
Release Date 2016, August
OS Marshmallow v6.0.1
Body
Weight 144 g
Dimensions 146.9 x 74 x 7.7 mm
Network
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
SIM Dual SIM
Display
Type Super IPS+ capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Touch Multi touch
Sound
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation Na
Mic Na
Camera
Primary 16 MP, laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axi
Secondary 8 MP,1080p
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Na
Infrared Yes
USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps (Global)
Memory
Internal Storage 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
External Storage up to 256 GB
Memory Slot microSD
Features
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 506
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compa
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Radio FM radio, RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Java No
Others - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player - MP4/H.264 player - Document viewer - Photo/video editor
Battery
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Talk Time Na
Standby Time Na
Colors
Colours Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Shimmer Gold
Warranty
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 month

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