Reviews (5.2/10 Avg. rating)


It gets the job done for budget conscious consumers

ZTE Grand X Max 2

from GreenBot (12 days ago)

For those who want a phablet on Cricket Wireless, the Grand X Max 2 is worth considering. It provides acceptable performance, and a camera that’s just okay. With that said, the price needs to be taken into consideration when looking at its shortcomings. For $200, you’re getting a phone t... More

For those who want a phablet on Cricket Wireless, the Grand X Max 2 is worth considering. It provides acceptable performance, and a camera that’s just okay. With that said, the price needs to be taken into consideration when looking at its shortcomings. For $200, you’re getting a phone that will get the job done. You just need to be accept it may not always be the best job.

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6/10

Price is right, battery isn’t

ZTE Obsidian

from Tom's Guide (28 days ago)

T-Mobile and MetroPCS subscribers who want to pay as little as possible for their phones will find an attractively priced option in the Obsidian. And most of the device's shortcomings are common to budget phones — that is, until you get to the battery, which will leave you out of power long be... More

T-Mobile and MetroPCS subscribers who want to pay as little as possible for their phones will find an attractively priced option in the Obsidian. And most of the device's shortcomings are common to budget phones — that is, until you get to the battery, which will leave you out of power long before your workday ends.

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5/10

A solid pick

ZTE Grand X Max 2

from Phone Scoop (about 1 month ago)

This gigantic phablet delivers on the two most important functions of big-screened phones: a solid viewing experience and full-day battery life. The Grand X Max 2 lets you enjoy YouTube, Netflix, and other video content for hours, and looks great doing it. Other features are more inline with the pho... More

This gigantic phablet delivers on the two most important functions of big-screened phones: a solid viewing experience and full-day battery life. The Grand X Max 2 lets you enjoy YouTube, Netflix, and other video content for hours, and looks great doing it. Other features are more inline with the phone's price point.

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7/10

An excellent option for those looking for a sub-$200 phone, but with one weakness

ZTE Grand X Max 2

from Android Authority (about 1 month ago)

While its far from perfect in terms of build quality and camera, it's really hard to fault the Grand X Max 2 give its price. The Max 2 exceeds where it needs to with a beautiful display, great battery life, and an excellent software experience. If you're on Cricket Wireless and looking for a large a... More

While its far from perfect in terms of build quality and camera, it's really hard to fault the Grand X Max 2 give its price. The Max 2 exceeds where it needs to with a beautiful display, great battery life, and an excellent software experience. If you're on Cricket Wireless and looking for a large affordable smartphone, you'll have a hard time finding anything that comes close to this phone in terms of performance and value.

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7.9/10

Offers solid performance and the latest software for a fair price

ZTE Grand X Max 2

from PC Magazine (about 1 month ago)

The ZTE Grand X Max 2 is an attractive Cricket Wireless phablet that offers solid performance and the latest software for an affordable price.

The ZTE Grand X Max 2 is an attractive Cricket Wireless phablet that offers solid performance and the latest software for an affordable price.

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8/10

A good bargain

ZTE ZMAX 2

from Tom's Guide (3 months ago)

There's no real standout feature with the Zmax 2, but there's no real noteworthy flaw, either. In a sub-$100 phone — particularly one with better-than-average battery life like ZTE's device — that's pretty ideal. People who depend on their smartphone as a camera may want to consider othe... More

There's no real standout feature with the Zmax 2, but there's no real noteworthy flaw, either. In a sub-$100 phone — particularly one with better-than-average battery life like ZTE's device — that's pretty ideal. People who depend on their smartphone as a camera may want to consider other low-cost options, such as the Moto E. But if you're willing to live with the occasional blurry shot, the Zmax 2 is one of the better sub-$100 phones available to AT&T customers.

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7/10

Decent performance, inexpensive

ZTE Obsidian

from PC Magazine (3 months ago)

The sub-$50 ZTE Obsidian is a budget T-Mobile smartphone that boasts solid overall performance, which is about as much as you can ask at this price.

The sub-$50 ZTE Obsidian is a budget T-Mobile smartphone that boasts solid overall performance, which is about as much as you can ask at this price.

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7/10

A race to the middle

ZTE Axon Pro

from Mobile Syrup (5 months ago)

The Axon Pro is not the best smartphone on the market, but at $650 it is a competent device for the price. More importantly, it shows that ZTE and its ilk can create a device that competes with the names of Samsung and LG, making it increasingly difficult for them to differentiate. The Axon Pro may... More

The Axon Pro is not the best smartphone on the market, but at $650 it is a competent device for the price. More importantly, it shows that ZTE and its ilk can create a device that competes with the names of Samsung and LG, making it increasingly difficult for them to differentiate. The Axon Pro may not have the best camera, and the lack of a fingerprint sensor and the latest version of Android is frustrating, but it works.

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An attractive, yet inexpensive phone

ZTE Grand X 3

from Phone Scoop (5 months ago)

The ZTE Grand X 3 is a very good phone, especially considering its $130 price. I'd call it a bargain. The phone is attractive and well-made with appealing materials. The screen is good enough, and wireless performance was about average. Battery life is excellent.

The ZTE Grand X 3 is a very good phone, especially considering its $130 price. I'd call it a bargain. The phone is attractive and well-made with appealing materials. The screen is good enough, and wireless performance was about average. Battery life is excellent.

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7/10

Mediocre camera quality is a notable drag, but it's a capable phone if you're on a tight budget

ZTE ZMAX 2

from Cnet (6 months ago)

Ultimately, the ZMax 2 is worth buying if you absolutely won't spend more than $100 all in, but if you've got some flexibility, I'd suggest just about any other phone with a better camera Ultimately, when it comes to the ZMax 2, you'll need to make some compromises (namely with the camera). But the... More

Ultimately, the ZMax 2 is worth buying if you absolutely won't spend more than $100 all in, but if you've got some flexibility, I'd suggest just about any other phone with a better camera Ultimately, when it comes to the ZMax 2, you'll need to make some compromises (namely with the camera). But the device performs reliably, has clear call quality, and a solid battery life.

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7/10

4GB Memory???

ZTE Paragon

(28 days ago)

This phone may advertise itself with 4GB but but you enx up with way less than 1 GB to use for apps. Also even small apps are not installable unless you have over 250 MB freed up. Kind of restrictive when you want to grow. Apps are not able go install or move to SD card. Good cheap phone to start ou... More

This phone may advertise itself with 4GB but but you enx up with way less than 1 GB to use for apps. Also even small apps are not installable unless you have over 250 MB freed up. Kind of restrictive when you want to grow. Apps are not able go install or move to SD card. Good cheap phone to start out on though.

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5/10

i don't love it

ZTE Zephyr

(2 months ago)

This phone has like no Internal storage. I wasted money on a 32 GB SD card thinking that would help, but you can't move apps to it. As a person that likes to have a lot of apps on the phone this was a terrible choice because you can only have like 2 at a time.

This phone has like no Internal storage. I wasted money on a 32 GB SD card thinking that would help, but you can't move apps to it. As a person that likes to have a lot of apps on the phone this was a terrible choice because you can only have like 2 at a time.

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2/10

Loved it at first

ZTE Lever

(3 months ago)

was wonderful up until the 30 day deadline to return. It said invalid Sim card. Straighalk insisted on sending me a new one but before they could get it to me I watched a you tube video on how to fix it myself and it worked. Only other issue I have had is it calls different contacts in my list rando... More

was wonderful up until the 30 day deadline to return. It said invalid Sim card. Straighalk insisted on sending me a new one but before they could get it to me I watched a you tube video on how to fix it myself and it worked. Only other issue I have had is it calls different contacts in my list randomly. Sometimes I will not even be in the same room so I know I'm not doing it.

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8/10

THE VOLUME IS HORRRRRRRRIBLE

ZTE ZMAX 2

(4 months ago)

The volume on the ZMAX 2 is awwwful. When I record a video, I can't hear a damn thing! Is there anyway to raise the volume. The volume output hole is tiny. John W. Miller

The volume on the ZMAX 2 is awwwful. When I record a video, I can't hear a damn thing! Is there anyway to raise the volume. The volume output hole is tiny. John W. Miller

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4/10

sucks

ZTE Fanfare

(4 months ago)

The one I got is super sensitive. When you try to scroll down or up its always clicking on everything

The one I got is super sensitive. When you try to scroll down or up its always clicking on everything

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3/10

Fast huge screen good sound

ZTE Lever

(5 months ago)

Love this phone

Love this phone

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10/10

It's Ok

ZTE Avid Plus

(5 months ago)

I just kind it annoying that the data for all my apps are being saved onto the phones internal storage as opposed to the SD card even though I moved those apps to there along with setting the storage location to the SD card. It begs the question if it's even worth having an SD card mounted on here.... More

I just kind it annoying that the data for all my apps are being saved onto the phones internal storage as opposed to the SD card even though I moved those apps to there along with setting the storage location to the SD card. It begs the question if it's even worth having an SD card mounted on here. Besides that, its all good

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8/10

Just received it

ZTE Quartz

(6 months ago)

Just received my phone and find it easy to use except accessing voicemail. I am used to accessing vm with one button, now I need 4 steps, a bit annoying.

Just received my phone and find it easy to use except accessing voicemail. I am used to accessing vm with one button, now I need 4 steps, a bit annoying.

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8/10

I dislike this phone because you can't buy a phone case for it.

ZTE Grand X 2

(6 months ago)

The Phone is good, the accessories (or lack of a case) is horrible. if you are thinking of purchasing this phone do yourself one favour first. Ask the store if they have any cases for this phone, while they are "looking in the back" gradually walk away. Don't believe them if they say they are on o... More

The Phone is good, the accessories (or lack of a case) is horrible. if you are thinking of purchasing this phone do yourself one favour first. Ask the store if they have any cases for this phone, while they are "looking in the back" gradually walk away. Don't believe them if they say they are on order (they aren't). You can't find them on ebay, amazon or anywhere else for that matter (go ahead and look online for yourself). The best you will find is a generic case that you will have to remove every time you want to charge the phone or take a picture. Too bad, because it is a decent phone for the dollar.

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1/10

I detest this phone because....

ZTE Obsidian

(6 months ago)

they hocked this to me for $100 even at the store. after 2 weeks, malfunction after malfunction. oh well, i guess 2.3/10 says it all. maybe after my review it'll be 2.29/10

they hocked this to me for $100 even at the store. after 2 weeks, malfunction after malfunction. oh well, i guess 2.3/10 says it all. maybe after my review it'll be 2.29/10

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1/10

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