The U.S prepaid carrier, Cricket Wireless launched the ZTE Grand X Max 2 smartphone. It is the successor for ZTE Grand X Max+ smartphone that was launched more than a year back. The new Grand X Max 2 is priced at $199.99 and is available through Cricket Wireless online store and retail stores across the country. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box with stock UI as seen other ZTE devices in the U.S.
It sports a large 6-inch display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 glass. The device is powered by Snapdragon 617 (MSM8952) octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It includes 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be further expanded upto 64GB via MicroSD card slot. The device also offers Hi-Fi sound with the included Dolby Audio.
At $200 price range, the device offers dual rear cameras with 13MP autofocus sensor and a 2MP fixed focus sensor that offers the depth of field effect. For selfies, the device packs a 5MP sensor which can also record videos in Full HD resolution. It is backed by a 3,400mAh battery that makes the device last at least for a day of usage. The Quick Charge 2.0 certified power adapter charges the device from 0% to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The device measures 164.08 x 83.82 x 8.89 mm and weighs almost 179 grams. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and USB Type-C port. Recently the company has teased about the launch of its smartphone Axon 7 and the we expect it to be made available in the U.S as well. It comes with a 5.5-inch Quad HD display and is powered by Snapdragon 820 quad-core SoC.
On the camera front, it features a 20MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. As seen with the earlier Axon devices, it comes with an all-metal unibody design. It sports a dual front facing stereo speakers and a rear facing fingerprint sensor. Just like the Grand X Max 2, the Axon will also come with USB Type-C port.