ZTE USA Enhances Blade™ Series with Availability of ZTE Blade™ Max View and ZTE Blade™ Max 2s

Upgraded Blade platform continues to deliver superior smartphone features at an extraordinary value

ZTE USA today debuted the ZTE Blade™ Max View and ZTE Blade ™ Max 2s, enhancing its award-winning Blade smartphone series to deliver top-range features and functionality for under $200. Offering the latest and greatest in display, multimedia, audio, and battery functionality, consumers looking for a smart investment should look no further than the latest additions to the ZTE Blade™ portfolio.

Available as unlocked devices, the ZTE Blade™ Max View supports most GSM networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile, as well as Verizon, and starting at $199.99 MSRP, while the ZTE Blade™ MAX 2s also supports most GSM networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile, as well as the Sprint networks starting at $179.99 MSRP, allowing consumers even more ways to choose the device that best fits their lifestyle. Both devices are available online starting October 31.

“The Blade™ Max View and Blade™ Max 2s further our mission to deliver smart devices that bring innovative technology commonly found only in flagship devices, yet affordable, with a truly exceptional consumer experience,” said Brad Li, CEO of ZTE USA and President of North America. “We created the latest Blade devices for the value-forward consumer—those who want cutting-edge features without breaking the bank. The Blade™ Max View and Blade™ Max 2s are stand-outs in the category.”

For under $199.99—the cost of some wireless headphones—the new ZTE Blade™ Max View and ZTE Blade™ Max 2s devices dramatically outperform other smartphones in their respective price points with top-of-the-line smartphone features and functionality.

Powerhouse Multimedia

The Blade™ Max View and Blade™ Max 2s each boast a six-inch edge-to-edge display screen, 2160 x 1080 pixels, and 18:9 FHD+ IPS display that creates a compelling visual experience, whether consumers are on-the-go using Google Maps to guide the way, or reading a book accessed via the Google Play Store. Advanced camera features, including a 16MP and secondary 2MP dual-lens rear-facing camera on the Blade™ Max View and 13MP rear-facing camera on the Blade™ Max 2s, give the phones incredible image options that allow consumers to choose from the panorama, time-lapse and multi-exposure modes. Each is also equipped with a front-facing camera that allows for even better selfies.

With dual Dolby® speakers, the Blade™ Max View becomes a pocket-sized sound system that can go anywhere—enabling consumers to enjoy superior audio wherever they go. The Blade™ Max 2s features an enhanced Dolby® Sound DS1 speaker for clear, powerful sound.

Superior Performance and Protection

The ZTE Blade™ Max View and Blade™ Max 2s are equipped with a 1.4GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor designed to keep up with consumers throughout the day. Plus, with up to 32GB of internal memory, expandable up to 2TB via a micro SD card, consumers can store all their favorite photos, videos, music and more. Both devices also feature a powerful 4000mAh battery to enable longer talk time, texting or streaming for long periods, in some cases, all day. The Blade™ Max View also includes Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ to recharge your phone in a pinch, a charge of 15 minutes can deliver approximately 1.5 hours of talk time.

A rear fingerprint sensor that’s quick and responsive enables Blade™ Max View and Blade™ Max 2s consumers to save up to five fingerprints and access their favorite applications at a simple touch.


The ZTE Blade™ Max View and ZTE Blade™ Max 2s will be available starting today, October 31, via ZTE’s online store, zteusa.com; Newegg.com; and B&H. The Blade™ Max 2s will also be available at select wireless retailers.