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User score

Overall satisfaction
8.9
  • 23
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
27 opinions
  • Screen8.2
  • Performance8.5
  • Camera8.6
  • Connectivity9.0
  • Battery9.6
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Design & Materials

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.1

27 opinions

Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.6

27 opinions

Is it comfortable?
8.7

27 opinions

Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.4

27 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Does it have good sound?
8.9

27 opinions

Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.8

27 opinions

What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.7

27 opinions

Camera

Quality of daytime photos
9.2

27 opinions

Quality of nighttime photos
8.0

27 opinions

Quality of selfies
8.1

27 opinions

Does it have a powerful flash?
8.9

27 opinions

Connectivity

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.0

27 opinions

Quality of the GPS
8.9

27 opinions

And the WiFi?
9.0

27 opinions

Battery

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 0%
    One day
  • 37%
    More than one day
  • 63%
    Two days or more

27 opinions

Software

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 81%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 19%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall

27 opinions

Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 4%
    Never
  • 17%
    Once a year
  • 48%
    Every six months
  • 30%
    Every two months or less

27 opinions

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User reviews

User Reviews

  • A good buy back in the day I bought it, thus I don't recommend buying it nowadays.

    The design is like an iPhone 6. Battery is huge and lasts so long. Software is not that optimized. Updated to Nougat with the new ZenUI. The previous ZenUI versions were trash to be honest. Performance is average, I usually play games at very low quality just because I want more play time rather than high quality graphics.

    Positives
    • Long battery life
    • Average camera (better than others before)
    • Power-saving processor
    • AMOLED screen
    Negatives
    • Average performance
    • Lacks software updates support from ASUS nowadays
    • Faulty AMOLED Screen
    • Not durable
    • Scratchable glass for Laser Autofocus
    • 9
    • Screen7.0
    • Performance9.3
    • Camera6.2
    • Connectivity9.0
    • Battery10
  • Great smartphone for a little money!

    Positives
    • Display
    • Battery
    • Kamera
    Negatives
    • No led navigation buttons
    • Fingerprint is back
    • 10
    • Screen9.2
    • Performance8.3
    • Camera9.2
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery10
  • The camera quality is really amazing but slow to play any games.

    The camera quality with taking a picture is really amazing at a day time and night time. It's worth to have if you don't play any games or just can satisfy with the battery life and camera. But never expect from the Asus developers any frequent firmware update.
    Another ridiculous thing I experienced it after a few months the display was dead all of sudden with normal using like a using messenger. Also whenever I use the camera the CPU temperature goes up crazily over to 48~50 which is not normal.

    Positives
    • The camera quality is really amazing day and night.
    • The price with the camera is fantastic.
    • The battery can last up to two days.
    Negatives
    • The cpu and ram performance is too low.
    • Never expect getting any frequent firmware update.
    • The display life time is really low easily dead.
    • 7.5
    • Screen7.2
    • Performance6.0
    • Camera8.5
    • Connectivity8.0
    • Battery9.0
  • best phone I've ever had

    If this phone had a fast charge and tiny bezels, I would never buy another phone. The design is boring and slippery, and it takes 4 hours to fully charge from flat to 100%. Otherwise, it's great.

    Positives
    • superb battery life even better than lenovo p2
    • Screen, super Amoled, Full HD, Gorilla Glass 3
    • Loud speaker
    • Mediocre performance
    • solid cameras
    • software is fluid with some customizations
    Negatives
    • Design
    • big bezels, long chin
    • Slow charging speed
    • Less premium
    • 9.3
    • Screen7.7
    • Performance8.6
    • Camera9.2
    • Connectivity9.6
    • Battery10
  • Very good value for a budget phone

    Positives
    • Awesome camera
    • Powerful battery
    • Very good display
    • Gorilla glass 5 screen
    • Good connectivity
    • Performance is acceptable
    Negatives
    • Gets warm too quickly
    • Too wide
    • 9.1
    • Screen7.3
    • Performance7.0
    • Camera8.3
    • Connectivity8.7
    • Battery9.0
  • Great

    Positives
    • Screen
    • Battery
    • Sound
    • Camera
    Negatives
    • Dimensions
    • 10
    • Screen10
    • Performance10
    • Camera10
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery10
  • Fantastic

    Battery is good..camera is awesome in daylight but a bit downgrade when in low light.

    Positives
    • Screen
    • Battery
    • Camera
    • Build quality
    • Sound
    • NFC
    Negatives
    • Processor
    • Night photos
    • 8.9
    • Screen8.8
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera9.0
    • Connectivity9.0
    • Battery9.0
  • Great phone(camera, battery) for this price.

    Positives
    • Camera
    • Battery
    • Display
    • 10
    • Screen10
    • Performance10
    • Camera10
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery10
  • The best

    The phone is very good. It's all good, but its accessories

    • 10
    • Screen7.0
    • Performance7.0
    • Camera7.0
    • Connectivity8.0
    • Battery9.0
  • very spectacular phone with budget price

    • 9.4
    • Screen9.5
    • Performance8.7
    • Camera9.3
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0

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7.7
Ki Price/Quality
Score
  • 6.5 Design & Materials
  • 5.5 Performance & Hardware
  • 8.0 Camera
  • 5.8 Connectivity
  • 8.3 Battery
What is a Ki score?
Ki is an automatic score based on the specifications and prices of devices. It is calculated using over 200 variables to rank smartphones, tablets and other devices from best to worst.
How do we calculate the Ki?

In this case, to determine the score we evaluate 5 general aspects:

  • Design and screen
  • Hardware and performance
  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Battery

Once these 5 factors have been rated, we introduce the price variable. This means that any two devices with the same ratings get a different Ki score for quality vs price.

Even a device objectively worse than another may have a higher Ki score if it has a better price.

Does the Ki score change?

The Ki varies as time goes by. As new devices with better specifications enter the market the Ki score of older devices will go down, always being compensated of their decrease in price.