The ZTE Grand X 2 was announced earlier this month and it follows in the footsteps of its predecessors. It maintains the same “affordable premium” philosophy behind the original ZTE Grand X and the Grand X Plus, bumping up the features that are the most important to the mainstream consumer.
You want a smartphone with a better camera. You want a smartphone with better battery life. You likely want as close to the stock Android experience as possible and you want a phone that feels solid in the hands. The ZTE Grand X 2 takes care of a lot of that, when compared to the two phones that came before it, but it clearly won’t be able to compete in the same league as a Moto X Style or Samsung Galaxy S6+. Nor should it, because it’s priced less off contract than other flagship phones are priced on contract.
Check out my unboxing video with first impressions embedded below. The more comprehensive written review will be posted on MEGATechnews.com in the coming weeks.