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Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL

Specifications

Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL (Zenfone Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 32 GB / 64 GB
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix 13 MP, f/2.0, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Weight
150 g ( = 5.29 oz / 0.33 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 73.86% - average
Average of 22 scores (from 33 reviews)
price: 71%, performance: 71%, features: 75%, display: 75% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL

78% ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser review
Source: Android Authority English
The ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser is a good phone; for $200, you get a premium design, excellent battery life, and dual-SIM card support. With that said, there are also some significant drawbacks: the camera performance is just average, performance is bottlenecked by 2 GB of RAM, and the software design appears outdated.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% Asus ZenFone 3 Laser Review
Source: Phone Arena English
As a whole, Asus did a commendable job at packing in a lot of smartphone into something that costs less than 1/3 of today’s premium flagships, at just $200. The design of the Laser might be a bit commonplace, but the nice materials being used for the phone’s construction do a great job at mimicking the look and feel of a much more expensive product.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review: A Balanced Smartphone With Decent Performance And Excellent Camera
Source: PC Quest English
For a camera enthusiast, Zenfone 3 Laser could be a good choice, but since it has average performance, you can consider buying Zenfone 3 Max with the large battery or Lenovo Zuk with overall good performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
70% Asus Zenfone 3 laser Review- The sleek stylish sub 20K Smartphone, however pricey
Source: Tech Magnifier English
Zenfone series from Asus is one of the very popular series of smartphones in budget smartphones category, however, not very popular in the mid-range segment. The latest in the Zenfone family, Asus Zenfone 3 laser offers a sleek unibody metal design. The smartphone is easy to use with one hand and offers decent daylight camera photography. Though, the images captured in low light are a little grainier. The smartphone offers a good performance and multitasking is also fun. However, if you’re looking for a device that could offer you both performance and battery life, than you can look for other smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Lenovo Vibe K5 Note.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
65% Asus ZenFone 3 Laser Review: Borderline decent smartphone, with an unfortunate price tag
Source: Tech2.in.com English
Asus ZenFone 3 Laser is a decent smartphone in the whole ZenFone 3 series. But despite the decent attempt at going with tried and tested way, there is no way that I would suggest this smartphone to anyone for the Rs 18,999. I would never pay this much money for a smartphone that has issues such as micro stutters and lags in operation, average camera and does not have essentials such as USB Type-C and fast charging in 2016.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 60% display: 65% mobility: 80% workmanship: 65%
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review: It’s All About the Camera!
Source: Tech PP English
The Laser series by the Taiwanese company has over the time spoilt us by offering good quality cameras at a comparatively lower price. The price is higher this time around, but while the device has scored well on the camera and the battery front, we feel it couldn’t really step it up in terms of performance – blame it on the processor perhaps. The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser scores a few brownie points but will find the going tough against the likes of the Lenovo Z2 Plus and Le Eco Le Max 2 which offer the top notch Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor at a similar price. We think the Laser definitely has its task ‘cut’ out when it comes to giving other phones in its price segment some stiff competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/08/2016
ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser Review
Source: Mobygyaan English
A premium looking phone from such a recognized brand can be better off competing for the spec-oriented devices. Not saying that the ZenFone 3 Laser is underpowered by its specs, people do expect other things rather than just specs. A good camera, a great design along with a better display and better battery backup, a phone that fits well in the hands may not be found in the phones that boast its hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2016
ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser Hands On [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser is the larger variant in ZenFone 3 series sized at 5.5-inch featuring laser autofocus and a metallic design along with 2.5D curved glass. ZenFone 3 series is now focusing on the premium segment rather picking up the highly competitive budget price bracket that is already dominated by the brands like Xiaomi, Lenovo, and LeEco. ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser is priced at ₹18,999. We have shared our hands-on review below.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2016
60% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser review: Good phone, but pricey for its specs
Source: The Indian Express English
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser has some points in its favour: I like the design, the camera is good but can be painfully slow in most situations, and the battery life will be enough for most regular users. The problem for Asus Zenfone 3 Laser isn’t competition from other phones, it is from the brand itself. The Zenfone 3 Max has a lot more battery on offer, and comes in a cheaper variant as well. Plus, there are phones with better processors like Lenovo Z2 Plus with Snapdragon 820 available at Rs 17,999 in the market. With the Snapdragon 430, Zenfone 3 Laser seems overpriced at Rs 18,999.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
76% ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser Review (ZC551KL)
Source: Techniqued English
Priced at Rs 18,999, ASUS has priced the Zenfone 3 Laser at a premium. But looking at the specs offered by the device, it definitely feels underpowered at this price segment. Redmi 3S Prime sporting the same processor is priced 8999. So it is definitely hard to recommend the Zenfone 3 Laser at this pricing, probably the best pricing for this devicee would have been sub 15k. The only saving grace for this device is the camera, but then for this pricing the device is not the best value for money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 70% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75%
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review: The True Mid-Range Zenfone 3?
Source: Unbox English
At the end of the day, the ZF3 Laser is a great mid-range phone that’s not out of reach for most working class Juans out there. It’s a solid performer, and can handle most, if not all, Android apps you throw at it. It has an impressive camera as well, and as long as you do your part, it’s capable of producing really good photos in a pinch. At Php 11,995, it’s slight more expensive than the ZF3 Max, but the extra cash you spend for it is worth it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2016
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review
Source: Gadget Diary English
The handset can easily last one full day of use with light to medium use which I feel is decent enough for a 3,000mAh battery. If you are looking to buy a phone with great camera and a decent battery life then look no more, It has everything one looks for a daily use mobile. It looks great, has an impressive screen and a beautiful UI. I just wish Asus would have used a better processor, but even now it is one of the best camera phones you can buy under 20,000INR.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/07/2016
63% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser has a better camera than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, LeEco Le 2, Lenovo Z2 Plus and Xiaomi Mi Max. However, these phones are also miles ahead in performance. In my opinion, what those phones lack in the camera department, they more than make up for in others, and that’s why I wouldn’t recommend the Zenfone 3 Laser over them.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 63%
80% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Full Review
Source: Manila Shaker English
Retailing at 11,995 pesos or about 260USD for the base model the Asus Zenfone 3 Laser stands at a good pricepoint for the camera focused while providing reasonable processing capabilities-bloatware aside. It’s properly positioned between the Zenfone 3 max and Zenfone 3 to give consumers an option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Priced at close to Rs. 19,999, it is really hard to make a case for the Zenfone 3 Laser. Sure, the phone isn’t all too bad but similar phones can be had for well less than half the price that Asus is commanding.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/04/2016
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Review
Source: Gear Open English
ASUS did a good job in making the Zenfone 3 Laser. It’s a worthy successor to the Zenfone 2 Laser thanks to the improved and more premium design, upgraded internals, and good pricing. At Php11,995, it’s not heavy in the pockets and in fact, it’s the most affordable 4GB RAM smartphone in the Zenfone 3 family. So if you’re one of those who is looking for a smartphone with said strengths, the Zenfone 3 Laser should be on your list.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/31/2016
80% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser review unboxing and design
Source: Gogi.in English
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is powerful and premium looking handset, I expected the camera to be as good as the Zenfone 2 Laser, unfortunately it was not, though videos are much better (with video stabilization). This handset cannot play 4K videos. Zenfone 3 Laser is a bit pricey.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser review Performance, benchmark and Gaming
Source: Gogi.in English
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is powerful and premium looking handset, I expected the camera to be as good as the Zenfone 2 Laser, unfortunately it was not, though videos are much better (with video stabilization). This handset cannot play 4K videos. Zenfone 3 Laser is a bit pricey.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser review Camera, battery performance and verdict
Source: Gogi.in English
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is powerful and premium looking handset, I expected the camera to be as good as the Zenfone 2 Laser, unfortunately it was not, though videos are much better (with video stabilization). This handset cannot play 4K videos. Zenfone 3 Laser is a bit pricey.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser Review
Source: Yugatech English
ASUS did a good job in making the Zenfone 3 Laser. It’s a worthy successor to the Zenfone 2 Laser thanks to the improved and more premium design, upgraded internals, and good pricing. At Php11,995, it’s not heavy in the pockets and in fact, it’s the most affordable 4GB RAM smartphone in the Zenfone 3 family. So if you’re one of those who is looking for a smartphone with said strengths, the Zenfone 3 Laser should be on your list.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/27/2016
Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL Unboxing, Initial Review: The Zenfone You’ll Buy This Christmas?
Source: Unbox English
The biggest problem for the ZF3 Laser we feel is price. If ASUS launched this particular phone earlier, at least along with the ZF3 Max, it could have had a good head-start against all the other Snapdragon 430-equipped phones coming out this holiday season. As it stands it faces very stiff competition from several local and international brands.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/26/2016
60% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL
Source: Gadget Show English
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL mobile features a 5.5 Inch display and runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system. The device is powered by a Octa core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53 processor paired with 4 GB of RAM. As far as the battery is concerned it has 3000 mAh. Over that, as far as the rear camera is concerned this mobile has a 13 MP, Auto focus sensor and the front snapper is powered by a 8 MP sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Asus ZenFone 3 Laser Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Asus has gambled a little by pricing the ZenFone 3 Laser at around Rs. 20,000. Xiaomi's Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime (Review) are powered by the same octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, and are priced below Rs. 10,000. Performance in benchmarks is below that of other phones we have seen at the ZenFone 3 Laser's price level.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%

Foreign Reviews

70% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser das Smartphone der Kameralative
Source: Technik Surfer German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%
71% Asus ZenFone 3 Laser ZC551KL (32 GB)
Source: Technik Surfer - 2/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 71%
75% Asus Zenfone 3 laser Recensione
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 79% mobility: 85% workmanship: 70%
83% Recensione ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 75% features: 75% display: 75% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 80%
Preview Asus Zenfone 3 Laser by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; low price; good cameras. Negative: Low performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/28/2017
70% Test Asus ZenFone 3 Laser (ZC551KL)
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% Asus Zenfone 3 Laser İncelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
75% Asus ZenFone 3 Laser incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
76% Смартфон Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 76%
ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser (ZC551KL): быстро, хорошо, доступно
Source: Ru.PcMag.com RU→EN
Positive: Fast system; good hardware; low price; decent cameras. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/17/2017

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 505: Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.15 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


73.86%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-11-17 (Update: 2016-11-17)