ZTE Axon Max smartphone was launched in December 2015 and is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. ZTE is a Chinese multinational telecommunication equipment and system company and also the fourth largest mobile phone manufacturer. Axon Max comes with some good features and decent design that will bring some interest to its buyers.
Followed are the tips and tricks of the device that can be helpful if you are planning to get one.
To insert an SIM card on ZTE Axon Max, the company has provided a slot on the side, since the back cover is non-removable. This handset is a dual SIM smartphone supporting dual standby. Open the tray by inserting the using the SIM ejector pin and place the SIM card(s) on the tray. Now put the tray back in the respective port and boot your device. The device is now ready to be used with the SIM.
What kind of SIM is supported by this device?
ZTE Axon Max supports two Nano SIMs. Everyone these days need dual SIM feature as they need to keep the personal number and office number separately, and it’s difficult to carry two different devices for it. Dual SIM feature has made life easier and thankfully this device supports it. The second SIM slot is a hybrid slot, which can either be used for a secondary SIM card or for further extending the memory.
What is the display size and PPI of ZTE Axon Max?
The device comes with a 6.0 inch 1080 x 1920 p IPS LCD display that gives out a pixel density of 367 PPI. It also comes with a 77.5% of screen to body ratio.
What are the sensors available on ZTE Axon Max?
The device comes with sensors like Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyro and Barometer. These sensors make the usage of the device easier. These are the conventional sensors that are available on most of the devices.
What is the internal storage available on the device?
The device comes with an onboard memory of 32 GB out of which 24.4 GB is available for the user, and the rest is occupied for the system software.
What is the Android version of the device and will the device get Marshmallow update
The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. The company has not given any word about the Marshmallow update yet, but we can expect it to reach the device very soon considering its specifications.
Can we extend the memory on this device?
Yes, the memory of the device can be extended up to a maximum of 128 GB via microSD card slot. The device comes with an onboard memory of 32 GB so; an external SD card support is a must. Nowadays, everyone stores a lot of date on their smartphones, and so we need big storage space.
Are there any LED notifications lights on the device?
The device comes with an LED sensor just beside the speaker on the top. This notifies whenever there is a notification or a charging cable inserted. This is an easier way to get all the notification without missing any import message or alert.
How to use the one hand operation on the device?
One hand operation is a must for all the Phablets as many find it difficult to handle it with a single hand. You can enable the option from either quick settings or go to more option in the smart assistance section. Then tap on the One-Hand UI option and toggle the button to enable it.
Can the device capture 4K videos?
No, ZTE Axon Max cannot capture 4K videos with the 16MP camera available on the rear as it is only limited to 1080p videos at 30fps. 4K video capturing is available on most of the high-end devices or camera centric devices only.
How to take a screenshot on ZTE Axon Max?
Like most of the devices, the user needs to hold on to the power button and the volume down button simultaneously to take a screenshot. You can also scroll down from the quick settings to view the screenshot as soon as it is captured.
How much is the camera on the rear and front?
ZTE Axon Max has a 16 MP Autofocus camera on the rear with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. There is also a 13 MP camera on the front to provide high-quality video calling. Moreover, a camera has been a must feature on every smartphone in the market, and many are looking for a decent camera for taking photos. The rear camera also has the features like phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama.
Can we check the Android updates?
Yes, to check if any Android update is available on ZTE Axon Max, just go to the settings of the device and we can find an option about phone. Now tap on the System update option and you can find if there is any update available for the device by clicking on check for updates. If there is an update available, you need to download it and install and make sure the battery on it is more than 50% before starting the installation process.
How can we change the wallpaper on ZTE Axon Max?
For changing the wallpaper on the device, go to the settings and the click on the display option available under the device section. Now you can find the Wallpaper option that can be tapped and selected accordingly. These wallpapers can be selected from Gallery, or you also have the option of setting Live wallpapers that are battery consuming.
Will the device support 4G LTE?
Yes. The device supports 4G LTE connectivity even after being a mid-range device. 4G connectivity is a must for all the devices that come to the market as the customers are looking forward to faster browsing speeds and connectivity. Since most of the Network providers are providing LTE connectivity, all the devices should be possessing decent browsing speeds.
Does the device have a fingerprint sensor?
Yes, the device comes with an advanced fingerprint sensor, and this sensor is located at the back and apart from giving security to your device, it can be used as a shortcut as the touchpad can recognize the sliding gestures and various functions can be performed by. To add a fingerprint on your device, open the Fingerprint Management app by tapping on it. You need to set the lock in two forms, i.e., Pattern or PIN, choose any of the options and proceed further. Now in the Fingerprint Management window, toggle the fingerprint recognition option and enter the pin that you used earlier. Now place the finger on the fingerprint scanner and lift it when the device vibrates and place again. You will be getting a success message, and the fingerprint sensor is activated. Make a note that a maximum of five fingers can be added.
What is the battery capacity of the device?
The ZTE Axon Max is powered by a massive Li-Po 4140 mAh battery inside it. This should be good enough for the device to last an entire day easily with ordinary usage.
Is the back cover of the device removable?
No, the back cover of the device cannot be removed as it is sealed tight.
Will the device support OTG drive?
Yes, the device supports On The Go drive that lets you store data externally or transfer data quickly to the system or vice versa. This feature is found in almost all the devices since data transfer eats up a lot of time and OTG drive simplifies the task.
How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
The device comes with 3 GB of RAM out of which around 1.6 GB is available for the user, and the rest is occupied by the system OS and other applications pre-installed in it.
How to use the Screen pinning feature on the ZTE Axon Max?
It is easy to activate the screen pinning option on the device, open the Settings and click on Lock screen & security option. In the new window head over to screen pinning option and tap on it. Now toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the new menu and pin any of the application on your device by tapping on the pin button. To unpin your pinned screen, you need to press the back button for few seconds, and you have successfully unpinned from your device.
How to change the Theme on your device?
Themes can be changed by heading on to the settings section of the device. Now by tapping on it display section of it and select Themes. Now, click on the theme that you want to apply and tap on the use button. The theme is successfully implemented in your device.
How to use the Super Power saving modes on the ZTE Axon Max?
To activate the Super power saving mode on this device, go to the settings and tap on the battery option. Here you have the option as power saving mode; wherein you need to toggle it to turn on. By this way you can turn on the feature and the battery on the device can be saved.
How to reset ZTE Axon Max?
To reset the ZTE Axon Max, go to the settings of the device and select Backup and reset option. Before you start the resetting procedure, make sure you backup all the data that is important, and the battery on the device is more than 50%. This ensures that you do not lose any contacts or other data.
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