ZTE Blade Z Max
Phone Scoop Review
Sep 15, 2017 by Eric M. Zeman
Looking for the biggest possible screen on the least expensive smartphone? The Blade Z Max may be what you seek, thanks to its IMAX-sized display, insane battery, dual cameras, and affordable price point. Here is Phone Scoop's review of ZTE's latest Android handset for MetroPCS. read review ›
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Great phone for the price
I agree spot on with Eric's review of this phone. I like everything about it. The hardest thing I had to get used to was the size. Its massive and I have medium sized hands. Texting is definitely a two handed job. Photos were awesome and crisp (dual camera) and volume was spot on.
I never had any connection issues, except with sub par wifi. It would find the signal, connect and then kick me off. This was a daily battle at work as we have limited coverage in the building.
I tried to use this phone with multiple driving apps (uber and lyft) running simultaneously and have to say that the 1.4 ghz processor is significantly underwhelming. I found the phone would freeze or lock up sometimes when driving and the more requests I got, the slower the phone seemed to get. I would have to shut down and restart several times a night.
Aside from my needs for the phone, the overall phone is awesome. I love what ZTE has done here. The phone feels amazing in your hand. It has form and substance and can be a good phone for anyone using it for work or play. Plus this thing has a massive battery that would always have 40-50% left even with a hard days use. I would recommend this phone for sure.
Pros: Large screen, good color quality, good photos, USB C charging, Form factor Battery life
Cons; underwhelming processor