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Blu X Link vs ZTE Maven 2

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Blu X Link vs ZTE Maven 2 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Blu X Link
1.1"
IPS

240x240

N/A
MP

4MB
RAM

32bit Single

320
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Maven 2
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is ZTE Maven 2

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Blu X Link
X LinkvsMaven 2
 155%100%
+Lighter
65 grams (2.28 ounces)vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 58%58%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
309 PPIvs196 PPI
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
PedometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP54 certifiedvsNot supported

24 Advantages ZTE Maven 2
Maven 2vsX Link
 5 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs256Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 255 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR3vs4MB SDRAM
 1279 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available)vs4MB
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
eMMC 4.5vsFlash (EEPROM)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 26%26%
+Thinner
11 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
480x854 pixelsvs240x240 pixels
 4 times100%
+Larger screen
5"vs1.1"
Advantage
+With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
(back) 5MPvsNot supported
Advantage
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs2G GPRS
 3124 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(2G GPRS) 0.048 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 6 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2300 mAhvs320 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTaggingvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsNot supported

8 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
MicroUSB 2.0

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
ModelX LinkMaven 2
Also known asBlu X Link X060AT&T ZTE Maven 2 Z831
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandBluZTE
Release dateMay, 2018July, 2017
Depth13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)45.8 x 54 millimeters (1.8 x 2.13 in)73 x 145.5 millimeters (2.87 x 5.73 in)
Weight65 grams (2.28 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP54 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
Operating system (OS)Blu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Operating systemProprietary OSAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT250232bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)
CPU processor256Mhz Single-Core ARM7EJ-S1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory4MB SDRAM1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4MB
Flash (EEPROM)
8GB (5GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size1.1" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~15.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution240x240 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)309 PPI196 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)
Primary data networkGPRSGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload0.048 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialingVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Main cameraNot supported5 megapixels
Main camera resolutionNot supported2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supportedHD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Front cameraNot supported2 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (640x480 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supported3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Rose Gold
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- Colors: Dark gray
- Dolby audio
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBlu X LinkZTE Maven 2
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity320 mAh2300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Blu X LinkZTE Maven 2
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered