Chinese ZTE has launched two new smartphones in China – The ZTE A910 and ZTE V7 Max, both come with 5.5” AMOLED touch screens and fingerprint sensors.
The ZTE A910 features an all-metal frame design and has a slim profile, measuring only 6.9mm. It is equipped with a rear fingerprint scanner which can unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds. The phone also hosts a 720p HD display, 2,540mAh battery and 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 quad-core processor alongside a choice of RAM and storage; 2GB or 3GB RAM and 16GB or 32GB storage. The storage can easily be supplemented by a microSD card.
The ZTE V7 Max has a 3D fingerprint scanner placed at the side of the phone. The fingerprint sensor lets you encrypt and/or unlock the V7 Max, you can also use it to take photographs, answer calls and make payments. It also supports multi-touch gesture by allowing you to slide up and down. It works in a similar fashion to ZUK’s Z1 and Z2 fingerprint sensors.
The V7 Max hosts a 1080p Full HD screen covered by 2.5 curved glass, 1.8GHz octa-core processor paired with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory with microSD slot option supports up to 128GB. There is also a 3,000mAh battery, 16MP main camera with PDAF, an 8MP frontal shooter and dual SIM slot with 4G LTE connectivity, and also a USB Type-C connector. The V7 Max is slightly thicker than the A910, coming at 7.2mm thin.
As for the price and availability, the ZTE A910 ships with based MiFavor 3.2 UI based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM models of the A910 are priced at ¥1299 (~$200 – £139 – €177 – $258 AUD) and ¥1499 (~$230 – £160 – €204 – $298 AUD), respectively.
Unlike the A910, the V7 Max ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow alongside the company’s custom made user interface. The ZTE V7 Max is offered with 3GB and 4GB of RAM with a price of ¥1799 (~$277 – £192 – €245 – $357 AUD) and ¥1999 (~$307 – £213 – €273 – $397 AUD) respectively. Consumers in China can picked the ZTE A910 and ZTE V7 Max in silver, gold and black colour options.