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On Cricket Wi-fi? There is a new funds smartphone that provides stable specs and the most recent model of Android — all for $150.

ZTE is launching yet another funds smartphone within the U.S., however this time it’s from its worldwide Blade sequence. The brand new Blade X Max is a 6-inch smartphone operating Android 7.1.1, the most recent model from Google, and it’ll price $150 solely at Cricket Wi-fi for current subscribers.

Should you’re trying to swap to Cricket Wi-fi, new clients can seize the telephone for a mere $100 — the identical promotional worth level for different ZTE funds units, such because the Max XL on Boost Mobile and the ZMax Pro on MetroPCS. The ZMax Professional was later picked up by MetroPCS’ dad or mum provider, T-Cell, so the identical might occur with AT&T, which owns Cricket Wi-fi.

The Blade X Max’s specs are fairly just like the lately  introduced ZTE Max XL — it runs the identical Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor with 2GB of RAM, and also you’ll discover the 6-inch show has the identical 1,920 x 1,080-pixel decision.  It comes full of 32GB of inner storage, greater than the 16GB on the Max XL, and there’s a MicroSD card slot in case you want more room. The Blade X Max additionally has the identical 13-megapixel rear digicam and 5-megapixel front-facing digicam setup because the Max XL.

It (fortunately) has a headphone jack, and a USB Sort-C port, which is superior to the long-running MicroUSB port. You’ll be capable of cost quicker with Sort C, particularly because of the telephone’s assist for Qualcomm’s Fast Cost 2.zero know-how. The three,400mAh battery capability definitely is lots bigger than that of costlier telephones, and it means the Blade X Max ought to final a full day.

There’s a fingerprint reader on the again of the telephone — a staple in most smartphones today, although ZTE goes a step additional and permits you to make use of 5 fingerprints to entry completely different apps.

The Blade X Max is ZTE’s second Blade smartphone accessible within the U.S., after the higher-priced Blade V8 Pro. It goes on sale on Could 12 on Cricket Wi-fi for $150, however should you’re a desirous about switching to the provider, you may get it for a cool $100.