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ZTE Blade A521 (2017) review

Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches 720 x 1280 px

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the ZTE Blade A521 (A521). The list of the competitors most often compared to the ZTE Blade A521 smartphone.

The ZTE Blade A521 (A521) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Blade A521 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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ZTE Blade A521 (A521) specifications

Brand
ZTE
Name
Blade A521
Type
A521
Launch
2017

Body

Weight
137 g
Dimensions
144 x 71 x 8.4 mm
Colors
black
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The ZTE Blade A521 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Blade A521's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPU
Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU
Adreno 304

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the ZTE Blade A521 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
8 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Blade A521 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This ZTE smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.1, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
light
proximity

Links

Official site
http://www.ztedevice.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the ZTE Blade A521, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

ZTE Blade A521 (A521) pictures

ZTE Blade A521 / A521 photo
ZTE Blade A521 / A521

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