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ZTE Blade Max 3 (2017) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Adreno 506
2 GB / 16 GB
6 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

ZTE announced the launch of the Blade Max 3 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Blade Max 3 phone with 6 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Blade Max 3 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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ZTE Blade Max 3 specifications

BrandZTE
NameBlade Max 3
ModelZ986U
Release date2017

Body

The weight of ZTE Blade Max 3 is about 6.31 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZTE phone are average (6.49 x 3.3 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6.31 oz
Dimensions6.49 x 3.3 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZTE Blade Max 3 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPUOcta-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506

Display

The size of Blade Max 3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6 inches IPS display of ZTE Blade Max 3 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Blade Max 3 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Blade Max 3 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The ZTE Blade Max 3 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Blade Max 3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Blade Max 3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Blade Max 3 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This ZTE phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Fast charging, Quick Charge
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the ZTE Blade Max 3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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