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Sep 16, 2014

ZTE And T-Mobile Introduce ZTE Zmax 5.7-Inch Phablet

ZTE USA today introduced the ZTE ZMAX at its launch event in New York City and announced the phone’s exclusive availability with T-Mobile beginning September 24. This beautiful, value priced LTE smartphone with a 5.7 inch HD screen heightens performance and class in the mid-range market, giving T-Mobile customers more choice and exceptional value they’ve come to expect.

ZTE Zmax

ZTE Zmax

The phone’s 3400 mAh battery is one of the highest-capacity batteries on the market and, under normal usage, lasts two days on average with a single charge. The ZTE ZMAX has a curved smooth back and slender build that gives the word phablet a whole new feeling.“ZTE’s ZMAX combines the latest technology with distinctive design to give our customers an incredibly affordable large screen smartphone”

“The ZMAX is the latest example of ZTE designing devices with the user in mind. It has more battery life, more screen and more style but it does not cost you more,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “When customers see the unique look of ZTE smartphones and the technology, they are surprised our phones are a third of the cost of mainstream brands. We think the ZMAX is going to be a great addition to T-Mobile’s Un-carrier proposition and we are excited to have the ZMAX on their network.”

ZTE ZMAX ships with a nearly-stock version of the Android KitKat 4.4 operating system. The approach to the OS continues into the exterior design of the device, with its square corners, rounded back and semi-matte black finish. Behind its HD 5.7-inch screen is a Qualcomm quad-core processor, Dolby Digital sound and 16GB of storage that is expandable to 32GB with a micro SD card.

The ZTE ZMAX has a curved smooth back and slender build that gives the word phablet a whole new feeling.“ZTE’s ZMAX combines the latest technology with distinctive design to give our customers an incredibly affordable large screen smartphone”

“ZTE’s ZMAX combines the latest technology with distinctive design to give our customers an incredibly affordable large screen smartphone,” said Jason Young, Senior Vice President, Marketing at T-Mobile. “And on T-Mobile’s fastest nationwide LTE network with Wi-Fi Un-leashed and Simple Global, you’ve got worldwide coverage the old carriers can’t begin to match.”

ZTE ZMAX Specs

  • Battery: 3400 mAh
  • Dimensions: 6.4” x 3.3” x 0.35”, 6.7 oz.
  • Display: 5.7" TFT LCD HD 1280 x 720
  • Memory: 16GB ROM, expandable to 32GB via micro SD
  • Network Compatibility: LTE, GSM
  • Operating System: Android KitKat 4.4
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core with Adreno 305 GPU at 1.2 GHz
  • Camera: 8MP rear, 1.6MP front, 1080p video

Pricing And Availability

Starting September 24, the ZTE ZMAX will be available at participating T-Mobile retail locations and online at T-Mobile.com for $0 down and $10.50 a month for 24 months on T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). MetroPCS will carry the device later this year.

Device Pricing for well-qualified customers: $0 down + $10.50 x 24/mos. If you cancel wireless service, remaining balance on phone becomes due. Total price $252. 0% APR; O.A.C. Taxes & fees additional; total device tax due at sale.

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