Chinese manufacturers, Huawei and ZTE are two companies that are struggling with the US market. While Huawei has not been able to officially enter the US, ZTE’s situation is quite different. ZTE’s mobile phone was present in the US carrier market and it had up to 10% of the market share. At a time, it ranked fourth in the United States. However, after its violation of the US trade ban with Iran, the company fell down. ZTE was banned in the US, its business plunged and TCL/LG rose up to fill the void.
Nevertheless, after the lifting of the ban, ZTE is trying to revert its sales situation in the US market. Recently, ZTE released two new smartphones to its US consumers – ZTE Blade MAX 2s and ZTE Blade Max View.
Both phones are entry-level phones, with a 6-inch display and the resolution hit 2160 x 1080. They come with a Snapdragon 435 processor and a 4000 mAh battery is available for power. The major difference between these smartphones is in the design, camera, and RAM. In design, the Blade MAX 2s is thicker than the Blade Max View. While the former has 2GB of RAM, the latter comes with 3GB. In the camera department, the MAX 2s has a 13MP rear and 5MP front shooters. The Max View, on the other hand, comes with a 16MP+2MP dual rear camera setup with an 8MP camera for selfies.
As for the price, the Blade MAX 2s comes with a $180 price tag while the Blade Max View sells for $200. It’s important to note that the US government has warned against the use of Huawei and ZTE device. It said that the warning is due to “national security”. Do you think ZTE can return to its glory days in the US?