The Maze Alpha is an Android smartphone with an almost bezel-less smartphones 6-inch display. The difference to the competition: The device is currently available at the China online shop Gearbest for the price of only $ 179.99.
Maze Alpha: Display and Design
Xiaomi made it with the Mi Mix. Meanwhile, other manufacturers such as Samsung with the Galaxy S8 as well as many rather unknown brands have moved and have equipped their smartphones with borderless displays.
The display measures 6 inches, the resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels. The protective glass consists of the particularly resistant Corning Gorilla-Glass 4. In addition, the inside is inside a metal body. Android 7 is used as the operating system. Also cool: The Alpha has a dual SIM slot – can be operated with two SIM cards.
Maze Alpha: Hardware
Under the hood, an octa-core processor (Helio P25, 2.5 GHz clock) should provide power. The medium-class chip has a full 4 GB RAM aside. Also on board is a Mali-T880 graphics unit. The memory is 64 GB and can be expanded by an additional 128 GB (according to Gearbest, 256 GB according to the manufacturer) via microSD card. Everything was great for this price class.
Maze Alpha: Cameras
Also not bad: The Maze Alpha has a fingerprint sensor and a dual camera (13 MP + 5 MP, f 2,2) on the back. In front, there are 5 MP for video or chats. The camera supports functions such as face detection and HDR.
The smartphone connects to the Internet via WLAN according to 802.11a / b / g / n / ac. There are also mobile 3G and 4G / LTE internet. The band 20, which is important for Germany, is probably supported (according to the manufacturer). GPS, GLONASS, and Bluetooth, the Maze Alpha also offers. There is a headphone jack as well as a Type C connector for charging and connecting to the computer.
Maze Alpha: Battery
The 4,000 mAh battery should be enough for one-day normal mobile phone operation. The Alpha is 8.1 millimeters thick and 225 grams heavier. Currently, the Maze Alpha at the China-Online-Shop Gearbest costs only $ 179.99 (while stocks last).
Maze Alpha: Conclusion
As a beginner handy or second smartphone definitely worth a look. If you are not afraid to buy a smartphone from a Chinese manufacturer, who has only recently been on the market, you can beat the Maze Alpha from now on. Only $ 179.99 is due within the pre-ordering phase, which can be described as extremely fair in terms of equipment. The smartphone will be delivered as scheduled from 2 July.