ZTE Zmax Pro: A $99 6-inch mid-range smartphone
If you think that smartphones couldn’t get any cheaper now, ZTE is breaking the record for having the highest-specced smartphone for less than $100 or under the Php5k range.
This is the ZTE Zmax Pro, it’s the successor to the Zmax 2 from last year with modest upgrades. Starting with the 6-inch 1080p display and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. Internal storage is relatively spacious at 32GB with expansion support via a microSD card. There’s USB Type-C port, which is ahead of its competition, and a fingerprint scanner on its back. A sizeable 3400mAh battery and Android 6.0 Marshmallow runs the show.
ZTE Zmax Pro specs:
6-inch Full HD display @ 1080 x 1920 pixels
1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor
32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD card (uses SIM 2)
13-megapixel autofocus rear camera w/ LED flash
5-megapixel front-facing camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS w/ A-GPS
3400mAh battery w/ Quick Charge
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
The best part is its price tag. It’s listed for just $99 (~Php4,700) through MetroPCS in the United States. If you happen to live in the US or have relatives there, pre-order before July 31 to receive a free leather case.