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ZTE Maven 2 vs ZTE Maven 3

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Maven 2 vs ZTE Maven 3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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ZTE Maven 2
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Maven 3
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2115
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE Maven 3

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!

Maven 22 Advantages ZTE Maven 2vsMaven 36 Advantages ZTE Maven 3
+8GB (5GB user free)25%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB user free)
+2300 mAh9%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2115 mAh
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)6%
Lighter
11 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)11%
Thinner
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.1.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.1 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
1GB LPDDR3
eMMC 4.5
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
ModelMaven 2Maven 3
Other model namesAT&T ZTE Maven 2 Z831AT&T ZTE Maven 3 Z835
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USAMexico
USA, Mexico
BrandZTEZTE
Release dateJuly, 2017August, 2017
Depth11 millimeters (0.43 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 145.5 millimeters (2.87 x 5.73 in)72.39 x 145.542 millimeters (2.85 x 5.73 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)ZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 304Qualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (5GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
8GB (4GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x854 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)196 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, 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
CallingZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)VGA (640x480)
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
MultimediaZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Dark gray
- Dolby audio
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- LED notification
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh2115 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rateZTE Maven 2ZTE Maven 3
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered