After the Bluboo Maya phablet success, Bluboo has launched a new product Bluboo Maya Max phablet. If you are new here then you can read my review of Bluboo Maya Phablet that I posted a couple of months back. Now coming to the successor itself, Bluboo Maya Max phablet is really the new big. Bluboo has improved its Maya series, the phablet is now powered by MTK6750 chipset clocking at 1.5 GHz. The chipset is not something trendy, but yes it will do good as the phablet has a power of 8 cores. They have completely changed the design and improvised many things like fingerprint sensor on the rear side of the smartphone.
Bluboo Maya Max Phablet comes with the Android 6.0 out of the box. At the time of writing this post, the phablet is priced at $139.99 which is fairly decent. With the improved camera, processor, design, features the price has also been increased from $80 to $140, as the older version of Bluboo Maya phablet was priced at $80. Well is it really worth the price ? Soon we are going to find out. This 6.0″ phablet has some really cool features and is backed with good stuff. I am Saransh Bhatt and today I am gonna review Bluboo Maya Max Phablet. Without wasting any more time, let’s get started.
Design & Build
If you are a fan of simple and decent looking smartphones then this phablet might be interesting for you. This elegant looking smartphone has a curvy design and protected by Gorilla Glass 4. Even with a battery size of 4200 mAh, they have somehow managed to limit the phablet thickness to just 7.9 mm which is really incredible. Not only the thickness, the phablet is really very light weight and weighs around 211 grams. With such a big screen of 6 inches, the limitation to thickness and weight is impressive. To be honest, I am falling for this smartphone.
The phablet has a decent and elegant design and on the front to the top, there is a front facing camera along with a couple of infrared sensors. Such a fresh design makes it more tempting. Anyway, moving further in this Bluboo Maya Max Review. On the back to the top, there is obviously a rear facing camera with dual LED flash followed by a new fingerprint sensor. Just like an iPhone, speaker grills are present on the bottom of the smartphone. Surprisingly it has 2 speaker grills on either side of the USB jack and to the top, it has a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
On the left side, it has a pin hole sim card slot followed by a creative mute button. Oh Apple, are you copying something like that? Moving on, to the right side of the Bluboo Maya Max phablet there are volume rocker buttons and a power key. Tempting for $140, no?
The max version has a max display size of 6 inch which is massive for big smartphone lovers. The display has an additional Gorilla Glass 4 protection to prevent the phone from getting shattered. The resolution of Bluboo Maya Max phablet is not much nice for the price. It has a resolution of 1280 x 720, and for such a screen size this resolution does not do much good. I don’t know whether they have missed any tech or not. That’s cool that the phablet has a curvy brushed technology and CNC craft-ship tech. I have explained both of them in my previous reviews so I am not gonna do that again. The phablet is made up with 6000 series Aluminium alloy that makes it more durable and sturdy.
As I have already told you that the Bluboo Maya Max Phablet is powered by MediaTek MTK6750 chipset and has an octa-core processor. The chipset clocks at 1.5 GHz and that makes it real fast. You can easily play high-end graphic games and switch in between the apps without any noticeable lag. With such an affordable price, the tablet has some really features.
The thing is, the phablet also has 3 GB of RAM that makes it more coooool. I don’t know how they are doing it but if your budget is low and looking for a good smartphone then it might be the way to go. Bluboo Maya Max Phablet has 32 GB of internal storage that is fair enough to store application data and other things. If it is not enough for you then you may expand the storage by using a memory card. Not only this, the phablet also has OTG support so your good to go with it.
Now comes the camera quality of Maya Max. It has 13.0 MP rear facing the camera with dual LED flash and autofocus. And trust me the rear camera quality is great and you can even record full HD videos with its camera. Cool, isn’t it ?
The front facing camera is also not far behind. Bluboo Maya Max phablet has 5.0 MP front facing camera having decent quality. I can’t show you the samples right now but if you trust me then it has the best camera for its price range.
Moving on to the battery. I really don’t have words for it. How they managed to make it so thin and lightweight with a battery size of 4300 mAh. It is really incredible and mind blowing. The battery will surely last for more than a day even at freaking high usage. The battery life is beyond your imagination. I will give it 120 out of 100 points for its battery. Good job Bluboo 😀
Bluboo Maya Max Phablet Review – FINAL VERDICT
Hey Kickers ! So for $140 what are you getting ? Here are some highlights-
- MTK6750 octa core processor
- 3 GB RAM & 32 GB ROM
- Expandable Storage and supports OTG
- 13 MP rear camera with AF and dual LED flash + 5.0 MP front facing camera
- Finger Print Sensor
- 6-inch display wth Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Dual SIM 4G + voLTE technology for HD call quality
- 4200 mAh Battery + Android 6.0
Tempting ? Yes, it is. The phone is really a beast and I will award it as the best smartphone in the market under $150. I highly recommend you to go with it. It has only one Con according to me. The display quality is only HD and for a 6 inch screen it might not look much impressive. Other than that, it is the grand father of low budget smartphones.