ZTE Blade X Max vs Essential Phone

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1312 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

367 ppi
504 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.37 %
84.85 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.5 x 3.27 x 0.37 inches (165.1 x 83.1 x 9.4 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.93 oz (196 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 54

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Blue
Black, Gray, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Digital
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 8940
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 505
Adreno 540

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
3040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time

17.70 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

10.0 days (241 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 07, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

FCC ID value: RQ-Z983 link
FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.42 W/kg
0.28 W/kg

Body

1.07 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.39 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
0.70 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 149
$ 700
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