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Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB) vs Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB) vs Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)
5.2"
IPS+

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2650
mAh

(Non removable)

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Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
5.2"
IPS+

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2650
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)

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Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)2 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)vsZenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)0 Advantage Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (24GB available)140%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)

46 Common items in both devices
2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
144 grams (5.04 ounces)
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
TFT Super IPS+
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
+39 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
ModelZenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL 3GB/32GB 5.2" Dual-SimAsus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL 2GB/16GB 5.2" Dual-Sim 1A090BR
Country or region available(Global, International)BrazilChinaPhilippinesIndia
(Global, International), Brazil, China, Philippines, India
(Global, International)BrazilChinaPhilippinesIndia
(Global, International), Brazil, China, Philippines, India
BrandAsusAsus
Release date7/12/20167/12/2016
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.98 x 146.87 millimeters (2.91 x 5.78 in)73.98 x 146.87 millimeters (2.91 x 5.78 in)
Weight144 grams (5.04 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Display typeTFT Super IPS+TFT Super IPS+
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS
Global: 850/900/1900/2100
India: 850/900/2100
Brazil: 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS
Global: 850/900/1900/2100
India: 850/900/2100
Brazil: 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
Global:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
India:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Brazil:
LTE 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
LTE Cat4
Global:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
India:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Brazil:
LTE 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2650 mAh2650 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Shimmer Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- Gorilla Glass 2.5D (back and front)
- 600nits brightness screen
- Sony IMX298 sensor camera
- Colors: Sapphire Black, Moonlight White, Shimmer Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Asus ZenUI 3.0
- Gorilla Glass 2.5D (back and front)
- 600nits brightness screen
- Sony IMX298 sensor camera

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 32GB)Asus Zenfone 3 (5.2 ZE520KL 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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