Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL vs OnePlus 3T: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL vs OnePlus 3T. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
7.6 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.0 Design & Materials 6.4 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 4.8 Performance & Hardware 7.0 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.8 Camera 7.2 Camera
Connectivity score 5.4 Connectivity 6.4 Connectivity
Battery score 3.3 Battery 5.6 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.6
33 opinions
9.1
141 opinions

Summary

Inches 5.2" 5.5"
Resolution FHD FHD
Usable surface 68% useful 73% useful
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Dimensions 74.0 mm
146.9 mm
7.7 mm
74.7 mm
152.7 mm
7.4 mm
Weight 144 g 158 g
Micro SnapD. 625
Octa-Core
SnapD. 821
Quad-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 62.205
v6
178.642
v7
Battery 2650 mAh 3400 mAh
Main Camera 1
16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
IMX298 Exmor RS
1
16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
IMX298 Exmor RS
Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 9.0 P

Brand

Brand Asus OnePlus
Aliases ZE520KL A3010

Release Date

Release date July 2016,
4 years ago
November 2016,
4 years ago
State Not available On Sale
Market Global China

Design & Materials

Structure

Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL
OnePlus 3T
Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL
OnePlus 3T
Size
74.0 mm
146.9 mm
7.7 mm
Print 3D Model
74.7 mm
152.7 mm
7.4 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 144 g 158 g
Usable surface 68 % 73 %
Materials Aluminium alloy Aluminium alloy
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

White

Gold
Gold

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 5.2" 5.5"
Type LCD IPS Amoled Optic AMOLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution FHD
1080 x 1920 px
FHD
1080 x 1920 px
Density 424 Pixels per inch 401 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Viewing angle - 178°
  • Without Notch
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • TOL panel - Touch On Lens
  • Viewing angle - 178°

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.1
7.9
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.6
9.2
Is it comfortable?
8.8
9.1
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.5
8.6
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35GHz
CPU 8x Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz 2x Kryo 2.35 GHz + 2x Kryo 1.6 GHz
Type Octa-Core Quad-Core
Manufacturing 14 nm 14 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2.35 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 506 Qualcomm Adreno 530 635MHz

RAM

RAM 3 GB 6 GB
Type -- LPDDR4 RAM

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 64 GB
Type -- UFS 2.0 Storage
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED -- Color LED Notifications
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.6
8.4
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.9
9.5
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.0
9.4
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Tipo de cámara

Standard

Standard
Resolution 16 Mpx 16 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX298 Exmor RS Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type CMOS BSI CMOS BSI
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.8 1/2.8

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Continuous shooting
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Geotagging
  • RAW
  • Face detection

Selfie

SELF
Tipo de cámara

Dedicada

Dedicada
Resolution 8 Mpx 16 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Samsung S5K3P8
Type -- ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size -- 1/3.1
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.2
9.0
Quality of nighttime photos
7.9
7.5
Quality of selfies
8.5
8.5
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.3
8.3
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Micro SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.754 W/Kg on head
1.060 W/Kg on body
0.893 W/Kg on head
1.254 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.9
9.3
Quality of the GPS
8.7
9.2
And the WiFi?
8.8
9.1
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
2650 mAh
3400 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge No Yes,
20.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 6%
    Less than half day
  • 9%
    Less than a day
  • 34%
    One day
  • 41%
    More than one day
  • 9%
    Two days or more
  • 1%
    Less than half day
  • 11%
    Less than a day
  • 36%
    One day
  • 46%
    More than one day
  • 7%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5 years ago
  • Android 9.0 Pie
    Android 9.0 P, 2 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes No

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 6%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 56%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 38%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 33%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 63%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 4%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 44%
    Every six months
  • 53%
    Every two months or less
  • 1%
    Never
  • 4%
    Once a year
  • 39%
    Every six months
  • 56%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
33 opinions
141 opinions

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