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ZTE ZMax (Z970) vs ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)

Side by side comparison between ZTE ZMax vs ZTE Grand X Max phones, differences, pros, cons and 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)

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ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
6"
TFT

720x1280

8
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE ZMax (Z970)

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29 Common items in both devices
1.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
TFT LCD
16 million
720x1280 pixels
(back) 8MP
LED flash
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
ModelZMax (Z970)Grand X Max (Z787)
Other model namesZTE ZMax LTE-A, ZTE Z970, ZTE ZMax 4G LTECricket ZTE Grand Xmax Z787, ZTE Z787
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandZTEZTE
Release date9/1/201410/1/2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)83.8 x 162.6 millimeters (3.3 x 6.4 in)83.1 x 162.1 millimeters (3.27 x 6.38 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzQualcomm Adreno 302
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
RAM memory2GB1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5.7" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)258 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/1700/1900/2100/2600Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 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 stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy14 hours7 hours
Standby360 hours (15 days)860 hours (35.8 days)

➕ Other features

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Dolby Digital sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black
- Quick Charge 1.0
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

ZTE ZMax (Z970)ZTE Grand X Max (Z787)
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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