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ZTE ZMax (Z970) vs Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between ZTE ZMax vs Realme 8 Pro 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
25PointsRealme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)Compare ZTE ZMax X
Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)

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)2 Advantages ZTE ZMax (Z970)vs8 Pro (128GB/8GB)25 Advantages Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core182%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GBvs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+176 grams (6.16 ounces)8%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
258 PPIvs+411 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.7"vs+6.4"12%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP14 times
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) 16MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(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 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3400 mAhvs+4500 mAh32%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
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
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

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

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Physical featuresZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
ModelZMax (Z970)8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Other model namesZTE ZMax LTE-A, ZTE Z970, ZTE ZMax 4G LTERealme 8 Pro RMX3081 (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredBrazilIndia
Brazil, India
BrandZTERealme
Release dateSeptember, 2014March, 2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)83.8 x 162.6 millimeters (3.3 x 6.4 in)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)176 grams (6.16 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)ZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzQualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory2GB8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)258 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 1000 nits
Mobile networksZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
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 Mbps300/150 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/1700/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.52" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
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)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Dolby Digital sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Infinite Black, Infinite Blue, Illuminating Yellow, Punk Black
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging50W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE ZMax (Z970)Realme 8 Pro (128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.1W/kg (head) | 0.53W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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