• 5" (1280x720) IPS LCD
  • 1GB
    Snapdragon 210 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 13-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2400 mAh

The ZTE Blade A521 phone has a 5-inch (1280x720) IPS LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2400 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 210 with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductBlade A521
Display5" 1280x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 210 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery2400 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 137g (4.8oz), 71x144x8.4 mm (2.80 x 5.67 x 0.33 inches)
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio67.4%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2400 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time7 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 210
Processor ModelMSM8909
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.1 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head0.606 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.405 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

Blade A521 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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No. the Blade A521 is not water-tight as we do not have an IP-Rating.
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No, the Blade A521 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.
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No, the Blade A521 1280x720 screen resolution is not 4K.
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No, the Blade A521 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.
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No, the Blade A521 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Blade A521 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE CAT4 (150 Mbps).
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No, the Blade A521 does not work on 5G NR networks.
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No, the Blade A521 is not a USB-C smartphone.
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No, the Blade A521's battery cannot be removed.

ZTE Blade A521 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better