6-inch ZTE Grand X Max 2 now available at Cricket for $199.99

6-inch ZTE Grand X Max 2 now available at Cricket for $199.99
Starting today, pre-paid carrier Cricket is offering the 6-inch ZTE Grand X Max 2 for a price of $199.99. The phablet is available from Cricket's online website and its retail locations. The 6-inch display carries a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. Under the hood is an octa-core 1.5GHz CPU, with 2GB of RAM  and 16GB of internal storage.

On back is a dual camera setup (13MP with auto-focus and 2MP with fixed-focus) with a 5MP front-facing camera ready to snap selfies and handle video chats. Android 6.0 is pre-installed. A 64GB capacity microSD slot is can be accessed by those seeking additional memory, and a large 3400mAh battery allows users to walk right past power outlets. Quick Charge 2.0 will take your battery from 0% to 50% in 30 minutes.

Cricket is also offering some accessories for the Grand X Max 2. An InvisableSHIELD screen protector is priced at $14.99. $29.99 buys you a wallet folio for the device, and a PC Shield case can be yours for $19.99. Cricket's smartphone plans start as low as $35 a month using Auto Pay. Currently, you can pay $65 a month with Auto Pay and receive unlimited talk, unlimited text and unlimited high-speed data.

There is no law that says pre-paid subscribers can't use a 6-inch phablet, and if you happen to be a Cricket customer, you can pick up the ZTE Grand X Max 2 for a reasonable price. If interested click on the sourcelink.


source: Cricket via AndroidCentral

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Grand X Max 2
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh(6.5h talk time)

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11 Comments

1. shnibz

Posts: 517; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Wow that seems pretty decent for $199. Well done ZTE.

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

nice spec for price, and great screen-to-body ratio.. but what is that "octa-core 1.5GHz CPU"? its good enough if its SD615/616/617 or helio x10

3. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Looks like a good value device, just curious how that "octa core" would perform compared to a OnePlus One. If better, then it's another great bang for buck device for a different folk, if worse, I'll still highly recommend OnePlus One over it. Due to 3GB RAM (instead of the meh 2), 64GB internal Storage (instead of the meh 16GB), and 5MP front-facing camera (instead of meh 2MP). Basically, greater banger for buck.

5. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

"64GB internal Storage (instead of the meh 16GB)" The ZTE has a microsd slot so that's a plus it has going for it.

6. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Built-in storage is usually faster than external MicroSD cards, but you probably won't notice the difference on SmartPhones in this price point, so, yeah, that's a plus for the ZTE. A built-in MicroSD card reader is more convenient than even these tiny external OTG ones (which I use with my OnePlus One): http://www.dx.com/p/kingmax-kotgr-02-multi-functional-micro-sd-card-reader-otg-to-usb-reader-black-329494

4. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

That seems pretty good for $199. How is ZTE on updates?

7. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

Zte is lousy on updates. My Grand X max+ that I use solely for WiFi gaming is still running kitkat....but. Must add, zte makes very dependable phones.

8. matistight

Posts: 1031; Member since: May 13, 2009

They're lousy because most, if not all ZTE devices are budget phones in the US. It is extremely rare for a flagship ZTE to be in the US (which is more likely to get updates)

9. jsaavedr1

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Ca51no, you do realize that there is an update for lollipop on ZTE's support page for the Grand X Max+.

11. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

I did not, thank you

10. Elfmonster unregistered

My zte axon pro got updated to marshmallow and 6.0.1 faster than Samsung etc updated. It's a best in class phone for manual dual camera and HD dolby sound (sucky battery tho), although I'm switching to 6.4-inch xiaomi max or different zte 6-incher this summer

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