Opinions from the Asus ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL

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Overall satisfaction
6.4
  • 9
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • 1
21 opinions
  • Screen7.2
  • Performance6.8
  • Camera6.7
  • Connectivity8.0
  • Battery8.0
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Design & Materials

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.5

21 opinions

Do you think it's a nice phone?
7.1

21 opinions

Is it comfortable?
7.5

21 opinions

Can you see it well in the sunlight?
6.7

21 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Does it have good sound?
7.1

21 opinions

Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
7.5

21 opinions

What's your experience been with demanding games?
5.8

21 opinions

Camera

Quality of daytime photos
7.5

21 opinions

Quality of nighttime photos
5.4

21 opinions

Quality of selfies
6.8

21 opinions

Does it have a powerful flash?
7.2

21 opinions

Connectivity

Does it have good coverage for calls?
7.9

21 opinions

Quality of the GPS
8.0

21 opinions

And the WiFi?
8.0

21 opinions

Battery

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 5%
    Less than a day
  • 43%
    One day
  • 48%
    More than one day
  • 5%
    Two days or more

21 opinions

Software

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 5%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 71%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 24%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall

21 opinions

Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 11%
    Never
  • 22%
    Once a year
  • 44%
    Every six months
  • 22%
    Every two months or less

21 opinions

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User reviews

User Reviews

  • Nice phone with a good battery

    The phone is good, battery life is what it knows the best, the touch screen seems a bit unresponsive, sometimes on fast taps it needs a second one to recognize it.

    Positives
    • Battery life
    • Design
    • Built quality
    Negatives
    • Low cpu
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • 8.6
    • Screen9.0
    • Performance7.3
    • Camera8.3
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery10
  • Auto
    Good cell phone but it's already old

    • 6.9
    • Screen6.7
    • Performance8.3
    • Camera7.0
    • Connectivity9.0
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    It is discontinued

    I had never met mediatek processors and now I can assure you they are PURE GARBAGE! After 2 years with this mobile, it has only given me problems. The updates always come defective until the case that before the battery with Android 6.0 lasted 2 and peak; Now according to what you do you do not arrive a day and a half. The 4,100 MHa is like 2,100 MHa.

    Positives
    • Brightness in full sunlight
    Negatives
    • Improvable technical service
    • Poor updates
    • 2.5
    • Screen6.7
    • Performance4.6
    • Camera7.2
    • Connectivity6.0
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    Good mobile if what you are looking for is autonomy.

    Positives
    • Drums
    • Storage
    • Corning gorilla glass 5
    Negatives
    • Performance in demanding games
    • Front camera
    • 8.9
    • Screen8.2
    • Performance8.0
    • Camera7.2
    • Connectivity8.0
    • Battery9.0
  • Auto
    zc5201tl

    Positives
    • 26
    Negatives
    • 28
    • 3
    • Screen2.0
    • Performance3.6
    • Camera5.5
    • Connectivity6.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    It was good while it lasted.

    I have it almost 11 months ago, but the change was necessary. The last update was until Nougat 7.0 and it left me a lot to be desired, like the bugs regarding the performance with several applications, it heats up faster than in the first months, the optimization should be even bigger. Your camera app is not the best, it is quite late to take selfies and requires a better software that knows how to get the juice out of the main one. Despite that, the battery itself is durable and gives for the right, it would have been better if they let him upgrade to Oreo, he could improve on something.

    Positives
    • 4000 mAh battery
    • Size and feel to the touch
    • Aluminum construction and shock resistant
    Negatives
    • Processor and OS
    • Greater capacity for expansion
    • PixelMaster App
    • 4.8
    • Screen7.0
    • Performance4.0
    • Camera3.0
    • Connectivity7.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    Good

    • 8.1
    • Screen8.8
    • Performance8.0
    • Camera7.5
    • Connectivity8.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    A GREAT MOBILE RUINED BY UPDATES

    The Asus Zenfone 3 Max was a great terminal until a few months ago, the battery in intensive use lasted two days practically, had a fabulous performance (except in very powerful games, the mobile is what it is), had no random reboots or anything similar, but this changed when a few months ago ASUS introduced an update patch that dramatically reduced the performance and autonomy of the same, the battery went from last almost 2 days to last just half a day (in a matter of continuous battery referring to me to intensive use) and to constantly hang up and have restarts. In tests that I have made the device loses up to 9% battery in 32 minutes of video at 720p, the phone has "lagueos" in such everyday situations as opening an app or playing a YouTube video. In summary: I strongly recommend that if you buy this terminal, leave it in its factory version (Android 6.0) and do not update it to new versions.

    • 4.1
    • Screen7.0
    • Performance3.7
    • Camera6.0
    • Connectivity5.7
    • Battery5.0
  • Auto
    Good phone

    • 8.9
    • Screen7.8
    • Performance7.0
    • Camera8.3
    • Connectivity8.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    a good cell phone

    Positives
    • drums
    • camera in illuminated environment
    • rapid biometry
    • fluid system
    Negatives
    • processor
    • camera in night scene
    • have gyroscope
    • 6.8
    • Screen6.8
    • Performance6.0
    • Camera8.0
    • Connectivity8.7
    • Battery7.0

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  • 4.3 Design & Materials
  • 4.4 Performance & Hardware
  • 3.9 Camera
  • 4.7 Connectivity
  • 7.8 Battery
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  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Battery

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