If ZTE Z986 is to be summed up in one sentence then it is a large phablet that comes with a fingerprint sensor. It is targeting to the market that loves a bigger display screen but not too big that it becomes uncomfortable to carry. This 6 inch smartphone is perfect to carry around and large enough to cater to all your needs. It is great if you have huge multimedia needs as it supports 4K video recordings. The brilliant display ensures that the user have a rich experience while viewing videos or pictures. There are two color variants for this model; Gold and Black. The inclusion of fingerprint sensor along with the powerful CPU and RAM provides the user a smooth usage without any lags or hassles. Overall the performance, cameras, battery of the ZTE Z986 is perfect for daily use. It can safely said that the phone is a good buy in this price segment and worth every penny.
The ZTE Z986 comes in dual SIM variant only. It has a touchscreen which is of IPS LCD capacitive display and has 16 M colors. The phone packs a huge 6 inch high definition display screen and has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display is brilliant and ensures that you get vivid display on your phone. The pixel density is 367 pixels per inch. It helps in people viewing with utmost clarity. The phone also flaunts a back fingerprint sensor which will give the phone an added security benefit. Though there is an absence of Scratch Resistant display which might be an advantage for some. But almost all now rely on external screen protection, so it might not be that big of a con.
ZTE Z986 boots on the latest version of Android operating system which Android v7.1.1 (Nougat). The brain of the smartphone is a 2GHz Cortex A53 Octa core by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 processor. It comes with a 2GB of Ram. It means that the user can run multiple applications simultaneously lag free and without any hassles. It is also aided by an Adreno 506 graphics card for a smooth experience while running high ended apps on phone or on internet. The phone packs an internal storage of 16GB. It can be expanded up to 256GB with the help external memory card i.e. microSD card. This is done on the expense of the SIM card slot 2. This ensures that the users can enjoy huge data space for them store any important files and documents as well as store all those pretty special memories.
The ZTE Z986 is supported by two cameras. The main camera is of 13 MP shooter and has autofocus and LED flash feature. The phone is equipped with geo tagging, face detection, HDR, touch focus, digital zoom, video recording and many such features. The phone has 4K recording in 2160p at 30fps which will ensure that you shoot a good and memorable video.
The secondary camera is your front shooter. It is capable of capturing 5 megapixels selfies. The selfie snaps are of 1080 pixels. The video recorded through front facing camera is of high definition quality. The cameras provided by the phone are super awesome and helps you store your memory snaps in vivid colors. The selfie camera is a treat for today’s selfie crazed audience. The smartphone supports MP3 and WAV ringtones and has a MP4/ H.264 player. The audio jack is of 3.5mm and has an active noise cancellation feature with dedicated mic. This ensures that the user gets a brilliant experience of music and is a treat to the ears of music lovers.
The ZTE Z986 has a Li-ion battery which is non removable. This will ensure that the phone keep running for long hours and users. The smartphone also has the option of fast charging which makes it easy for the user to keep using their phone and never face any low battery moments for long duration. The connectivity available for the phone is 4G, 3G, 2G network. It is a dual SIM variant and accepts Nano SIM card only. It is also equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, hotspot, gyro, compass, accelerometer etc.