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ZTE ZMax (Z970) vs Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)

Side by side comparison between ZTE ZMax vs Motorola Moto G5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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ZTE ZMax (Z970)
5.7"
TFT

720x1280

8
MP

1.6mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3400
mAh

(Removable)

vs
18PointsMotorola Moto G5 (XT1671)Compare ZTE ZMax X
Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)

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!

ZMax (Z970)5 Advantages ZTE ZMax (Z970)vsMoto G5 (XT1671)18 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7%
Thinner
vs9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+5.7"14%
Larger screen
vs5"
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3400 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core56%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)31%
Lighter
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
258 PPIvs+441 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 1.6MPvs+(front) 5MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.4.2 KitKatvs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
2GB / 2GB LPDDR3
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
ModelZMax (Z970)Moto G5 (XT1671)
Other model namesZTE ZMax LTE-A, ZTE Z970, ZTE ZMax 4G LTELenovo Moto G5 Dual-Sim (32GB + 2GB RAM), Motorola Cedric
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandZTEMotorola
Release dateSeptember, 2014March, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)83.8 x 162.6 millimeters (3.3 x 6.4 in)73 x 144.3 millimeters (2.87 x 5.68 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic ends
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)ZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzQualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
RAM memory2GB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)258 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
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 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/1700/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
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 ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Dolby Digital sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
Battery capacity3400 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE ZMax (Z970)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1671)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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