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ZTE Blade III vs Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Blade III vs Asus Zenfone Max (M1) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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ZTE Blade III
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
25PointsAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)Compare ZTE Blade III X
Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Blade III4 Advantages ZTE Blade IIIvsZenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)25 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
+130 grams (4.55 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core162%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDRvs+2GB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB (2.49GB user free)vs+32GB (21GB user free)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
10 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
Plastic bodyvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCDvs+TFT LCD IPSAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
65 thousandvs+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
480x800 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels140%
Higher resolution screen
233 PPIvs+282 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4"vs+5.2"30%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 8MPAdvantage
With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvs+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1600 mAhvs+4000 mAh150%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2.1 version A2DPvs+4.1 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

17 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
+10 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
ModelBlade IIIZenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Other model namesZTE Blade 3 P772N10, ZTE Blade 3 3GAsus Zenfone Max M1 ZC520KL-4A136BR (dual-camera) quad-core
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Brazil
Brazil
BrandZTEAsus
Release dateSeptember, 2012October, 2018
Depth10 millimeters (0.39 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)63.5 x 123 millimeters (2.5 x 4.84 in)73.3 x 150.5 millimeters (2.89 x 5.93 in)
Weight130 grams (4.55 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)ZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A (45nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A51.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory512MB LPDDR2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (2.49GB user free)32GB (21GB user free)
eMCP
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~58.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution480x800 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI282 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 3, 7, 28)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (120º)
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- ZTE Mifavor UI
- Dolby Mobile sound
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold
- ZenUI 5
- 2.5D curved glass display
- LED notification
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity1600 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered5V/2A=10W
Talk time autonomy240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 dayfeature not registered
Standby15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE Blade IIIAsus Zenfone Max M1 (ZC520KL)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered