Affordable ZTE Max XL smartphone launched in the U.S., runs Android 7.1.1


It was just yesterday that we reported about the launch of the ZTE Blade Max 3 in the United States on US Cellular. A day later, we have reports of another handset from the same company also officially unveiled for the U.S. market. Say hello to the ZTE Max XL. Without further delay, let us now quickly delve into the spec sheet of this new smartphone

As made evident by its naming scheme, the ZTE Max XL is a large screened smartphone that also packs in a decent sized battery. The display measures 6-inches across and sports full HD resolution. Under the hood, powering the ZTE Max XL is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 SoC. There is just 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. As for the camera, we have a 13-megapixel main camera at the rear and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls. The handset also gets a fingerprint scanner at the rear. As for battery capacity, the ZTE Max XL gets a 3,990 mAh battery that promises nearly 27 hours of talktime.


Even though it is targeted at the lower mid range segment, the ZTE Max XL runs the latest version of Android at launch (Android 7.1.1 Nougat). As for connectivity options, the handset gets a USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The ZTE Max XL has been listed at $101.99 (roughly ₹6,500) which seems to be decent price for the features you get.