ZTE gets back to US market with Blade Max 2s and Blade Max View

Ivan, 31 October 2018

After a long hiatus from the US market, ZTE is back with two new phones.

The ZTE Blade Max View has a 6" 18:9 1080p display and a Snapdragon 435 chipset with 3GB of RAM. Its 32GB storage is expandable and there's a 4,000mAh battery inside.

The Max View offers a 16MP + 2 MP dual camera on the back with the latter sensor serving only to collect depth information for the portrait mode. At the front there's an 8MP camera.

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ZTE Blade Max View

The ZTE Blade Max View will be available on Verizon and unlocked through B&H and Newegg for $199 starting October 31.

The ZTE Blade Max 2s is built around the same 6" 18:9 1080p screen and has an identical Snapdragon 435 chipset, except it has only 2GB of RAM. Storage and battery are unchanged at 32GB and 4,000mAh, respectively.

There are only two cameras on the Blade Max 2s - a 13MP main camera and a 5MP front-facing snapper.

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ZTE Blade Max 2S

The ZTE Blade Max 2s will be available on Sprint or unlocked. It will start selling through B&H and Newegg on October 31 for $179.

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Reader comments

  • Anonymous

Not really the Zmax pro sold at 100 with rebate but with store rebate it was around 179 i think. and the Blade Z Max was around 130 with rebate and with out i think it was 199. The only difference is that other then verizon your not getting a rebate ...

  • Anonymous

You say that no one would buy it at that price but if u look at the non discounted off price its the same as most phone. The LG Stylo 4 is 239, LG K20 Plus 169, Moto e plus (5th gen) 209, Samsung Galaxy J7 Star 239. The only difference is that other ...

  • Anonymous

snapdragon 435 is 28nm, so battery life won't be that great even with the huge battery. At least the phones look pretty nice.