ZTE’s ZMax is a big, cheap phablet for T-Mobile

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ZTE has announced its latest smartphone for the US market, the ZMax. Exclusive to T-Mobile, the ZMax is a 5.7-inch phablet that will sell for $252, or $10.50 per month for 24 months on T-Mobile’s installment plan. The ZMax has a 3,400mAh battery, 8-megapixel camera, 720p display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 16GB of internal storage, and runs Android 4.4 KitKat. ZTE says it also has Dolby Digital sound enhancements and supports T-Mobile’s LTE network and Wi-Fi calling features. It will be available for sale starting September 24th.

The ZMax isn’t a striking phone — its design is pretty non-descript and the all black color scheme makes it look more like a reference design than anything else. But it’s put together well and…

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