ZTE Max XL with Android 7.1.1 Nougat & 3990mAh battery – Specs & Price in U.S.

ZTE has officially announced the ZTE MAX XL smartphone, available through Boost Mobile in the United States. The mid-ranger features a 2.5D curved glass screen 6-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass providing protection against falls or scratches. The ZTE MAX XL runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS (out of the box) and packs a 3990mAh phone battery while also sporting a fingerprint sensor at the rear.

ZTE MAX XLSpecifications, Review and Highlights

The device features a 6-inch IPS 2.5D curved glass display much like the ZTE Blade Max 3 with protection against drop-damages offered by the tough and sturdy Corning Gorilla Glass. It also has a screen resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels and pixel density of ~367 ppi.

The ZTE MAX XL has a camera setup that consists of a 13MP shooter with LED flash at the rear and a selfie camera of 5MP for a memorable selfie experience with friends and family. It operates on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating system out of the box.

The MAX XL possesses a 2GB RAM capacity with an internal storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. The MAX XL gets powered by the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset which has a clock speed of 1.4GHz while the Adreno 505 GPU controls the graphics.

Along with the impressive 3990mAh battery it carries which can last up to 350hrs on standby, the smartphone supports Qualcomm fast charge. Other features include; fingerprint scanner, Gyroscope, GPS.

ZTE MAX XL Full Phone Specifications



Device Brand ZTE
Model MAX XL
Announced 2017, April
Released 2017, April
Status Available


2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 GHz
4G Network LTE band
SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Single


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE Up to 236.8kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A(2CA)
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 165.1*83.8*9.4mm
Weight 180g
Build Metal Unibody Design
Colors Black


Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.0 inches
Resolution 1080 * 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~367 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Features Multi-touch, 2.5D Curved glass screen
Secondary Display n/a


Primary 13MP
Image Yes
Video 1080p HD Video
Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Face detection, Geotagging
Flash Yes, LED flash (Primary)
Secondary 5MP


Operating System Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface n/a
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
CPU Octa-Core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 505
RAM (Memory) 2GB RAM
Internal Storage 16GB
Card Slot Expandable up to 128 GB Using microSD
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint, Compass, Gyroscope


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, 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 3.0)


Battery Type Li-ion
Capacity 3990mAh
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 350hrs
Talk Time Up to 26hrs 30mins
Music Play Up to 30hrs


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


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
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 Max XL in U.S. & Nigeria

The ZTE MAX XL comes in an attractive all-black colour and is available for $129.99, equivalent to N52,000 without a contract through Boost Mobile.

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