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Mara Z

Mara Z
Brand: Mara Phones
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.7 inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+
  • Camera 13-megapixel Main/13-megapixel front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 435
  • OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); AndroidOne

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Mara Z Highlights and Overview

Mara Z Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) TDD : 38(2600), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 154.2 x 72.7 x 7.96 mm
Weight 152 grams
Build Brushed aluminum
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~75.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)


Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo); AndroidOne
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505


Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel main camera
Camera Features Portrait Mode (Bokeh Effect)
Beauty Mode
Geo-Tagging Mode
Touch Focus
1.12µm Pixel Size
Night Mode
Slow Motion
Auto HDR
Dual Recording
Photo Sphere
Temporal Noise Reduction
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel
Camera Features Fixed Focus
Beauty Mode
PicSelfie (Bokeh Effect Selfie)
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3075 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 24 hours
Stand-by Up to 380 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Mara Z User Reviews and Opinions


  1. Anxiously awaiting availability of Mara Phone in global market. I like using Nokia phones because of how rugged they are made. Dropped several different models of Nokia, & they snap back together & still working. Question: Are Mara phones being built to perform like that?

  2. I got the mara z when it first came out 2 years ago. I love it. It is working fine. The only thing that bother me at first (but got around it now) is where the volume button is positioned. It is almost parallel to the power button, so when powering the phone it almost always used to go to fas-tboot. That was annoying but i have learned to positon my thumb out of the way when holding the phone to start it. Othewise the phone works like a charm and has really good pictures. I am looking to update to another Mara phone some time in the future but this one is still good, so i am in no hurry.

  3. I would never recommend Mara Z to anyone. It has very limited space, takes poor quality pictures (selfies are the worst), the predictive text and word typing functions are counter-intelligent (good luck typing and editing a word document on this device), it takes so long to restart, and to charge when the battery is depleted (which gets finished really fast, even with the battery saver activated), it randomly opens chats, even when not touched and it even calls contacts without being promoted. In all, this is the worst phone I have ever owned.


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