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Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB) vs ZTE ZMax (Z970)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10e vs ZTE ZMax phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE ZMax XSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)31Points
Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE ZMax (Z970)
5.7"
TFT

720x1280

8
MP

1.6mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3400
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)vsZMax (Z970)2 Advantages ZTE ZMax (Z970)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB
+128GB (109GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs190 grams (6.65 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2280 pixels167%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+435 PPI69%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs258 PPI
+5.8"2%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 10MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.6MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
3100 mAhvs+3400 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+12 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
ModelGalaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZMax (Z970)
Other model namesGalaxy S10E (Snapdragon) SM-G970WZKAXAC 6GB RAMZTE ZMax LTE-A, ZTE Z970, ZTE ZMax 4G LTE
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
feature not registered
BrandSamsungZTE
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2014
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 142.2 millimeters (2.75 x 5.6 in)83.8 x 162.6 millimeters (3.3 x 6.4 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 305 400Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.8" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)435 PPI258 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE 700/1700/1900/2100/2600
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels1.6 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels1536x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Dolby Digital sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970W 128GB)ZTE ZMax (Z970)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.68W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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