ZTE Blade V7 Max


ZTE Blade V7 Max
ZTE Blade V7 Max (Blade Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 8 x 1.5 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, 2.5D curved glass, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: Proximity sensor, Accelerometer , Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, USB Type C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM, HSDPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.2 x 154 x 76.5 ( = 0.28 x 6.06 x 3.01 in)
3000 mAh, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 16 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 12 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 700 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 16 MPix LED flash, [email protected], stereo sound rec
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix [email protected]
145 g ( = 5.11 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 70%, display: 70% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Blade V7 Max

78% Finally, ZTE made a decent mid-range premium phone
Source: KL Gadget Guy English
ZTE has definitely stepped up its game in making decent smartphones, the Blade V7 series have made it to my recommendation list for mid-range smartphones, in this case, the V7 Max is one of the best mid-rangers I've seen this year as it offers a solid build with great performance internals, retailing at RM999, it is a beautiful yet hilarious price tag to make it to the below RM1000 smartphone list, probably the only thing that ZTE really needs to fix is the ugly software experience, if not, just leave it stock and I would be extremely happy to recommend this phone to anyone out there.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Smartphone Zte Blade V7 Max Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/19/2016
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%


Qualcomm Adreno 405: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. Depending on the used SoC the clock rate is around 500 MHz and features 48 unified shaders.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

617 MSM8952: Mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (Cortex-A53, 64-bit capable) and an Adreno 405 GPU. Manufactured in a 28 nm LP process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.145 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985. The product range includes, for example, USB sticks, routers, smartphones and tablets.

The ratings of the relatively many reviews have a wide range from below-average to very good (as of 2016).

78%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-10-16)