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ZTE Blade A520C (2017) review

Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

ZTE announced the launch of the Blade A520C smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Blade A520C phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Blade A520C comes with Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2400 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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ZTE Blade A520C specifications

BrandZTE
NameBlade A520C
ModelA520C
Release date2017

Body

The weight of ZTE Blade A520C is about 4.83 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZTE phone are average (5.65 x 2.82 x 0.33 inches).

Weight4.83 oz
Dimensions5.65 x 2.82 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZTE Blade A520C comes with Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Blade A520C screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of ZTE Blade A520C with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Blade A520C (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Blade A520C is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The ZTE Blade A520C supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Blade A520C phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2400 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Blade A520C is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2400 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This ZTE phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of ZTE Blade A520C phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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