The ZTE Blade X Max runs on the latest Android OS, Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box

ZTE recently announced a new smartphone, the ZTE Blade X Max, a device which falls under its Blade series of smartphones. This comes days after the ZTE Blade Max 3 which is also under the Blade series was announced.

ZTE Blade X Max Specifications, Review & Highlights

ZTE Blade X Max Design

Display & Design

The Blade X Max boasts of an LCD display, 6-inch in size with 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution. Its Full HD display also enjoys Dragontrail Glass protection. The smartphone carries a metal unibody design and weighs 196g. It comes in Blue colour only.

Storage & Processor

The smartphone operates on an Octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor ith clock speed of 1.4GHz. It has 2GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB using a micro SD card.


A 13MP rear camera with LED flash adorns the already beautiful rear of the ZTE Blade X Max, offering wonderful photo experiences. Its front-facing camera is a 5MP camera for video chats and selfies with friends and family.


The ZTE Blade X Max has an impressive non-removable 3400mAh battery. The device also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 which as its name portrays can boost your battery level up to 50% in just half an hour.

Software & Hardware

The Blade X Max is one of the privileged devices that can boast of running Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS at the moment.

ZTE Blade X Max Full Phone Specifications

ZTE Blade X Max


Device Brand ZTE
Model Blade X Max
Launch Date 2017, May 12
Availability 2017, May 19
Status Announced


2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 GHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 GHz
4G Network LTE
SIM Type Micro-SIM
SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 165.1 * 83.06 * 9.4 mm
Weight 196g
Build Metal Unibody Design.
Colors Blue


Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.0 inches
Resolution 1080 * 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~294 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Dragontrail Glass
Features n/a
Secondary Display n/a


Primary 13MP
Image Yes
Video 1080p HD Video
Features Autofocus
Flash Yes, LED flash (Primary) (Secondary)
Secondary 5MP


Operating System Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface n/a
Java Support
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset Snapdragon 435 processor (4 x Cortex A53 1.4GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.1 GHz
CPU Octa-Core 1.4 GHz
GPU Adreno 505
RAM (Memory) 2GB RAM
Internal Storage 32GB
Card Slot Expandable up to 128 GB (microSD)
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2
Bluetooth Profiles LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes; USB Type-C
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes (Qualcomm Fast Charge 2.0)


Battery Type Li-Ion
Capacity 3400mAh
Placement Non-removable
Talk Time
Music Play


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes


Audio Playback AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
Video Playback Yes, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Audio Technology Dolby Audio
FM Radio Yes, FM radio
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

  – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Availability and Price of ZTE Blade X Max in the U.S.

The ZTE Blade X Max is available in both offline and online stores of Cricket Wireless (a network carrier in the U.S) at $149.99. It comes in a beautiful blue colour.

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