Smartphone manufacturer ZTE has taken the wraps off its latest Android-powered smartphone – the ZTE Blade Z Max. The latest device is another addition to the company’s already-existing ZMAX line. The latest handset comes along with very competitive specifications and the best part about it is that it comes at an affordable price. The company has introduced the Blade Z Max smartphone to the US markets at the starting price of $129. Interested buyers can get long to the e-commerce website, Metro PCS where they can buy the device. One of the primary highlights of the smartphone is that even though the device is priced at such an affordable rate, it comes along with some high-end specifications, which are essentially usually found on premium smartphones.

Find out specs and features

According to a report published by Android Headlines, the ZTE Blade Z Max smartphone features a 6-inch display with resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 system-on-chip processor, which is reported to clock in at 1.4GHz. On the storage front, the smartphone offers 2GB of RAM alongside 32GB of internal storage. Users have the pretty standard facility these days of expanding the memory through the smartphone’s microSD card-slot option, by up to 64GB ROM.

The device comes along with decent camera specifications as well. For example, the device is equipped with a dual Rear Camera setup with 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear sensors, further complimented by an 8-megapixel front camera as well.

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It appears that the company has laid special emphasis on the camera specifications of the smartphone. The smartphone houses a 4,080mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 2.0 technology. The report suggests that the smartphone runs on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system, and offers the USB Type-C connectivity option as well.

Release date and purchasing options

The Zte Blade Z Max smartphone is going to be available for purchase at Metro PCS stores, beginning August 28, 2017. The store has already started accepting pre-orders for this device so interested buyers should quickly head to the stores to place their pre-order. Additional information regarding the smartphone will be made available for interested users on the official website of ZTE and the Metro PCS stores as well. The new smartphone has been recommended by leading tech sites. For example, CNET wrote that "if you're a prepaid user and you're in the market for an inexpensive device, consider the Blade Z Max."