Tag Archive: Blade


Blade Runner 2049 Speakerhat review: I guess I wear music now

I’m a sucker for cyberpunk, and this thing was screaming my name.

Living in a world where nostalgia is practically weaponized against young adults with functioning wallets, I’m used to skipping over the latest quick attempt to make a buck. I’m a collector of nerdy things, but I try really hard to avoid the cheap stuff that hops on the latest bandwagon. The release of a new Blade Runner movie guarantees a resurgence of poorly-made glowing umbrellas  [Read More…]

ZTE Blade Z MAX – a potential game-changer in the budget smartphone scene (Review)

As I touched on when I went hands on with Metro’s ZTE Blade Z Max a couple weeks back, this phone has a ton of potential to redefine the concept of a budget smartphone. Typically when we think of budget phones, we look to low-end phones from big-name manufacturers such as LG and Samsung; poor […]

ZTE Blade Z Max boasts dual rear cameras for only $129

The adoption of the dual rear camera system among smartphones has been quick, and now you can find the feature on a lot of different phones. This includes devices with low price tags.

That’s where the ZTE Blade Z Max comes in. The follow-up to last year’s ZMAX Pro, the Blade Z Max has 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear cameras that can give images a bokeh effect (blurry background) and also shoot photos in monochrome. It’s running Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

The Blade Z Max’s  [Read More…]

Hands on with a potentially game-changing budget phone – Metro’s ZTE Blade Z Max

Going into my first hands-on with a major phone company, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Was it gonna be a room full of people in a formal setting? Was there going to be food? Was it a private hands on, or would there be other bloggers there? Fortunately, it turned out to be […]

ZTE Blade Z Max hands-on: A giant smartphone for any budget

The Blade Z Max is a big phone with a 4,080mAh battery that doesn’t cost all that much.

Don’t turn your nose up at a budget device. For many smartphones users, that’s often the only kind they can afford, and they shouldn’t have to settle.

The ZTE Blade Z Max is one of those devices that may seem like it skimps on features because of its comparatively meager price tag, but it’s a nice little big smartphone  [Read More…]

The ZTE Blade Spark could be one of the best sub-$100 smartphones

The ZTE Blade Spark is a new device available through AT&T’s PREPAID plan which offers a respectable spec sheet for less than $ 100.

ZTE Blade X Max launches for under $150

ZTE have announced a new 6″ device running Android 7.1.1 for under $ 150. The ZTE Blade X Max will launch on Cricket Wireless for only $ 149.99 and go on sale Friday, May 12. For under $ 150 the ZTE Blade X Max boasts: ·         Android 7.1.1: The Blade X Max ships with Android Nougat 7.1.1 out […]

ZTE launches 6-inch, $149 Blade X Max with Cricket Wireless

Another budget phone for AT&T’s discount brand.

ZTE and Cricket Wireless have teamed up to launch another budget device in the U.S. market, and this one is definitely worth looking at.

The Blade X Max, similar to the Max XL that launched at Boost Mobile last month, is a massive 6-inch device with entry-level specs for $ 149. For that, you get an octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, along with a  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: ZTE Blade Max 3 vs ZTE Blade V8 Pro

Dual cameras on smartphones are becoming the standard this year, not only in flagships like the LG G6 but also in middle-range devices. Back at CES 2017, ZTE unveiled the Blade V8 Pro – a handset destined for customers who wanted a dual camera phone on the cheap. Well yesterday, ZTE unveiled another dual-camera phone, […]

ZTE Blade Max 3 now available at Boost Mobile for $129.99

On top of announcing the ZTE Blade Max 3 today, the Chinese company has also introduced the new Max XL handset which will be available at Boost Mobile for $ 129.99 a pop. However, if you hurry up and purchase it online you’ll be asked to spend only $ 101.99. For this amount of money customers will […]