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ZTE ZMax (Z970) vs Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)

Side by side comparison between ZTE ZMax vs Samsung Galaxy A11 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
22PointsSamsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)Compare ZTE ZMax X
Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
6.4"
PLS

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)

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)3 Advantages ZTE ZMax (Z970)vsGalaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core148%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)75%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+177 grams (6.2 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
258 PPIvs+268 PPI4%
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+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP148%
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) 8MP4 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 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3400 mAhvs+4000 mAh18%
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
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

22 Common items in both devices
2GB / 2GB LPDDR3
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+15 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 featuresZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
ModelZMax (Z970)Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Other model namesZTE ZMax LTE-A, ZTE Z970, ZTE ZMax 4G LTEGalaxy A11 SM-A115F/Dual-Sim NFC (32GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Europe)KazakhstanRussiaUkraine
(Europe), Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine
BrandZTESamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2014May, 2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)83.8 x 162.6 millimeters (3.3 x 6.4 in)76.3 x 161.4 millimeters (3 x 6.35 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)177 grams (6.2 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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 600Mhz
RAM memory2GB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)258 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
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 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
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
MultimediaZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Dolby Digital sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE ZMax (Z970)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) 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)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.52W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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