ZTE launches Max XL with 6-inch screen and Android Nougat

ZTE Max XL, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the US costs only $129 (approximately Rs 8,260). The device goes on sale via a wireless telecommunications carrier Boost Mobile.

Specs-wise, the Max XL boasts of a bigger 6-inch IPS screen alongside 1920 x 1080 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. As a result, you can expect its quality and durability to be top-notch, at least to some extent. At the heart of ZTE’s Max XL is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 octa-core (eight cores) chip ticking at 1.4GHz and 2GB of RAM. The onboard storage of 16GB supports expansion up to 128GB with a microSD card slot.

As of cameras, the ZTE Max XL has a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera. It houses a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor right below the camera module. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. Inside, the phone packs a 3,990mAh battery that ZTE claims offer around 26 hours of talk time on a single charge.

In other news, ZTE also unveiled the Blade Max 3 at the price of $199.99 (approximately Rs 12,800). It is up for grabs in the US.

Specifications of the ZTE Max XL

Display 6-inch 1080p
Processor 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Octa-Core
Internal storage 16GB (Expandable Up To 128GB)
Camera 13MP Rear / 5MP Front
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Battery 3,990mAh
Tanmay Patange

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