Hands-on Review: Walton Primo ZX3 – A Well Performer with Dual Rear Camera and 20MP Selfie Shooter

Bangladeshi smartphone maker Walton’s Primo ZX3 is an upgrade to the Primo ZX2, but delve a bit deeper, and you will see a whole new product in there that comes with a dual rear camera along with a 20MP selfie-shooter. Pricing at BDT 33990, the phone is powered by a 4550mAh non removable battery.
The Primo ZX3 is powered by 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6757 processor and coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Primo ZX3 packs a 13+5-megapixel dual primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front snapper for selfies.
Dear readers, now it’s time to explore the detailed review of Walton Primo ZX3
Before starting the Hands-on Review of Walton Primo ZX3, let’s have a look on the Review Synopsis-

  • Specs Highlights
  • Unboxing
  • Design & Build Quality
  • Operating System
  • Display & User Interface
  • Hardware
  • Camera Performance
  • Multimedia
  • Connectivity
  • Gaming Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Benchmark
  • Pricing
  • Final Words

Primo ZX3 review

Specs highlights of Primo ZX3:

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 2.5 GHz Octa Core Processor
  • MT6757 chipset and Mali T880 GPU
  • 6 inch display
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB ROM
  • 13+5MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 20MP Selfie Shooter
  • 4550 mAh Li-Polymer battery
  • Dual SIM
  • LTE support

Primo ZX3 specs

Unboxing:

Primo ZX3 comes with a decent packaging includes-

  • Charging Adapter with Data Cable
  • Warranty Card
  • Earphone
  • SIM Ejector PIN
  • User Manual

Primo ZX3 Unboxing

Design & Build Quality:

The front panel has a substantial screen-to-body ratio that provides an appealing visibility at the first glance. The optimized panel is fitted with an exhilarating 20MP selfie camera with flash. Besides enhancing the great styling, it also boosts safety with a home button/fingerprint sensor at the bottom. Designed to achieve the maximum user-friendly interface while keeping it relevant to the contemporary industry trends, makes ZX3 a momentous smartphone.
Primo ZX3 hands-on review Design
Weighing in at 226g (with battery), the ZX3 has a refined curvature finish that seamlessly blends in with the architecture. Crafted using CNC technology, the smartphone feels sleek yet durable at the same time.
Primo ZX3 hands-on review Build Quality
Located on the right edge of the phone are the volume rocker and power button for easy access, while the bottom edge houses the main speaker grille. Designed without compromise, the smart device comes standard with definite improvement and meticulous engineering.
Primo ZX3 hands-on review Build Quality

Operating System

The Primo ZX3 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and for the presence of OTA update support you can expect further updates.
Primo ZX3 review OS

Display & User Interface:

The larger-than-life 6-inch Full HD display ensures that the screen will project every pixel with the utmost clarity within a bigger viewing angle. The 2.5D curved glass along with the IPS Technology will stay smooth to the touch while representing a vibrant display of colors and details on the screen with an incomparable and pristine image quality.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo ZX3-
Primo ZX3 User Interface
You also have the option to create your own theme to personalize your device.
Primo ZX3 Theme

Hardware:

Built with the compatibility to outperform the constant demand of the high-end user, ZX3 houses a 64-bit octa-core processor 2.5GHz paired with Mali T880 GPU, which ensures a fluent usage of the device. This will allow the user to operate multiple apps instantaneously and switch between them seamlessly. Whether there is a need to play games, stream videos, edit photos or conduct any other smartphone activities, ZX3 allows the user to multi-task at the speed of life.
Primo ZX3 Chipset, CPU, GPU
The Primo ZX3 is packed with a powerful 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB internal storage facility while the storage can be expanded up to 256GB.
Primo ZX3 Memory
Primo ZX3 Memory

Camera Performance:

The best moments of life come unexpectedly, and you need a camera ready to capture them all. With the 13MP+5MP Auto Focus dual rear camera with LED Flash, you can be assured of pictures that are exquisitely detailed and stunningly sharp.
The Primo ZX3 is packed with dual rear cameras which is working as one, a 13MP main camera to capture details and 5MP secondary camera to achieve depth-of-field information; getting a professional background blur effect that will offer you more freedom in artistic photography. Dual camera creates much better image quality, and vivid images of every valuable moment.
Let’s have a look on the Camera interface of Primo ZX3-
Primo ZX3 review Camera Settings and Interface
Pictures shot with the Primo ZX3 looked really good with accurate color reproduction and great detail. Let’s have a look on some shots taken with the Primo ZX3:
Primo ZX3 review Camera Sample
Primo ZX3 review Camera Sample 2
Primo ZX3 review Camera Sample 3
And the stunning 20MP PDAF front camera guarantees your social media is brightened up with beautiful selfies!
Primo ZX3 review Front Camera Sample

Audio and Video

Primo ZX3 is powered by MaxxAudio®, which is engineered by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award for its contributions to the recording industry. MaxxAudio® is a powerful chip that gives the ability to get bigger sound from smaller devices. The combination of the 3D sound along with MaxxAudio® delivers the highest quality of details in the best way possible.
Primo ZX3 audio review
Viewing angle of the Videos is pretty good.
Primo ZX3 video review

Connectivity:

In terms of connectivity, the Primo ZX3 has Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth V4, USB 2.0, OTG, WLAN Hotspot, OTA.

Gaming Performance:

Primo ZX3 holds 64 bit powerful octa-core processor and Mali T880 GPU which ensures higher graphic speed so that you can enjoy High Definition games easily. The gaming experience is much more enjoyable due to the gigantic 6 inch display.
Primo ZX3 Gaming review N-O-V-A-2-HD-FPS

Battery Life:

The most important in a smartphone is the Battery life. Even with a stunning hardware and features, if we got a poor battery there is no use in having such a Smartphone. Walton Primo ZX3 comes with a large 4550 mAh Li-Polymer battery. With a single charge the device can give you:
I. 2G Standby Time- 577.2 Hour
II. 3G Standby Time- 471.6 Hour
III. 2G Talk Time- 52.1 Hour
IV. 3G Talk Time- 32.7 Hour
V. FULL HD Video Playback Time- 6.7 Hour
VI. HD Game Playback Time- 5.5 Hour
Primo ZX3 Battery Life
If you do find yourself outside without a powerbank, the Walton Primo ZX3 does have the extremely useful Extreme Mode feature that can extend your phone’s life significantly and it will allow you to run your device for few hours with just 10% charge in the battery.
Primo ZX3 Battery Extreme Power Saving Mode

Benchmark:

In our AnTuTu tests the phone scored 65698 while GeekBench results in 805(single-core) and 3744(multi-core).
Primo ZX3 review Antutu Benchmark Score
The phone has also been tested through the Nenamark app while it scored 60.9
Primo ZX3 review Nenamark Score

Special Features:

Some special features of the Primo ZX3 are-

  • Edge Bar
  • Smart Eye Protection
  • Split Screen
  • Smart Gesture
  • System Manager

Primo ZX3 Special Features

Pricing:

Well configured Primo ZX3 costsBDT 33,990, considering the specs the pricing of the high-end Primo ZX3 is decent.
Primo ZX3 Price

Final Thoughts:

The Walton Primo ZX3 has great specs and a decent design, 4GB RAM and 20MP front snapper really makes this device outstanding. The dual rear camera should be mentioned specially. Overall it’s a well performer.
Primo ZX3 hands-on review
Signing off for now. Don’t forget to put down your valuable opinion/query in the comment box.

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