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ZTE Maven 3 vs Blu X Link

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Maven 3 vs Blu X Link devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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ZTE Maven 3
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2115
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Blu X Link
1.1"
IPS

240x240

N/A
MP

4MB
RAM

32bit Single

320
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is 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!


26 Advantages ZTE Maven 3
Maven 3vsX 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
 1023 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (4GB 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
 40%40%
+Thinner
9.9 millimeters (0.39 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
2115 mAhvs320 mAh
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot 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 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsNot supported

06 Advantages Blu X Link
X LinkvsMaven 3
 142%100%
+Lighter
65 grams (2.28 ounces)vs157 grams (5.5 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

7 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
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 featuresZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
ModelMaven 3X Link
Also known asAT&T ZTE Maven 3 Z835Blu X Link X060
Country or region availableUSAMexicoVarious (International)
BrandZTEBlu
Release dateAugust, 2017May, 2018
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)
Size (width x height)72.39 x 145.542 millimeters (2.85 x 5.73 in)45.8 x 54 millimeters (1.8 x 2.13 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)65 grams (2.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP54 certified: protection against dust and splashing
Operating system (OS)ZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatProprietary OS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)32bit - MediaTek MT2502
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7256Mhz Single-Core ARM7EJ-S
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 304feature not registered
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34MB SDRAM
Internal storage8GB (4GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
4MB
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches1.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~15.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x854 pixels240x240 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)196 PPI309 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/1900Not supported
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps0.048 Mbps
Messaging and callingZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing
Primary / back cameraZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Main camera5 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fpsNot supported
FlashLED flashNot 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
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front / secondary cameraZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Front camera2 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480 pixels)Not supported
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 3Blu X Link
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263feature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3
Connectivity and interfacesZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Not supported
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black
- LED notification
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Rose Gold
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Power supply and autonomyZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2115 mAh320 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)ZTE Maven 3Blu X Link
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered