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ZTE's big, blue and budget ZMax Pro

Available on MetroPCS, the ZMax Pro offers a spacious 6-inch screen for a competitive $100 price.

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Lynn La covers mobile reviews and news. She previously wrote for The Sacramento Bee, Macworld and The Global Post.
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ZTE ZMax Pro

Available only on prepaid carrier MetroPCS for now, the ZTE ZMax Pro is a big-screen phone with a surprisingly small price tag of $100.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

The device features a spacious 6-inch display with a 1,080-pixel resolution.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

Powering its insides are a 1.5GHz eight-core Snapdragon 617 processor and a 3,400mAh battery.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

With such a generously sized screen, the rest of the phone is big too. It measures 6.5x3.3x0.35 inches and weighs 6.7 ounces.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

On the bottom is a USB Type-C port for charging and transferring files.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

For your selfie needs, the ZMax Pro has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

On the back is a 13-megapixel shooter that can record 1,080p HD video.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

The device comes with 32GB of internal storage, but you can also add an additional 128GB with an external microSD card. The handset also has 2GB of RAM.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

On the back of the phone is a fingerprint reader for extra user security. Unfortunately, because the ZMax Pro doesn't have an NFC chip, you can't use services like Android Pay.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

The device runs Google's Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 OS, which features the more robust search assistant Now on Tap and added user security with app permissions.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

As mentioned before, the ZTE ZMax Pro is only available on one carrier for the time being. Its battery also takes a while to get fully juiced up and there's no NFC chip. However, for $100, it's an incredibly affordable phone. For more info, check out CNET's full review.

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