This automated and systematic analytic review of the ZTE Blade A520's specs reveals 7 must-see pros and cons. Donít decide what you think about the Blade A520 until youíve seen these critical strengths and weaknesses.
On-paper Review score:
The ZTE Blade A520 can record high-resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) videos. Bravo! But we couldn't determine whether it had an HDMI port or not. Granted, HDMI (which lets you connect to your HDTV), is not an absolute necessity, but it seems like a desirable feature on an HD phone.
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A year ago, this smartphone's on-paper performance would have been just fine, but by today's standards, the 1.25GHz Mediatek MT6737 processor with a RAM of only 1GB seems a little pale.
It's disappointing that we could not find its weight information.
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Not only does it have a 1.25GHz processor clock speed, it also features 4 CPU cores.
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We are talking about an above-average screen, making it a phablet: 5 inches and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels means about 10.68 square inches and an image sharpness of at least 293.58 dots per inch (DPI)!
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It includes a high-megapixel camera (13-megapixel) with the following options: Manual mode (This allows the camera parameters to be set manually).
The selfie cam resolution seems just about average.
** This phone is also known as: ZTE A520 Blade
*** These pros and cons are spotted automatically based on our analysis formula and the specifications we have in our database for this phone. If you spot a mistake, please let us know.
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