ZTE Z797C Quartz

ZTE Z797C Quartz is an Android phablet with affordable price and basic specifications. It packs a 5.5-inch display with qHD (540 x 960 pixels) resolution only. Therefore the pixel density is only 200.3 pixels per inch. It uses haptic IPS technology with multi-touch support. ZTE Quratz is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8610, entry-level chip with dual cores clocked at 1.2GHz and Adreno 302 GPU. The system memory is 1 GB, while the built-in storage is 8 GB. There’s a microSD slot for expansion supporting up to 64 GB.

ZTE Z797C Quartz

An 8 megapixels camera is quite good for its price. It supports autofocus and has a LED flash below the camera sensor. However maximum recording resolution is only HD 720p. Another camera with 1 MP resolution is placed on the front side. In terms of connectivity, the phone is designed to operate on cdma, EV-DO Rev.A networks. Z797C also has usual connectivity features including Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. ZTE equips it with a high capacity battery (3400 mAh). With that battery, it can have up to 18 hours of talk time. Dimensions of this smartphone are 155.7 x 81 x 9.1 mm. It weighs 195 grams.

ZTE Z797C Quartz Specifications

Form Factor

3G: EVDO 800 / 1900 MHz

540 x 960 pixels (qHD)
200.3 ppi pixel density
Haptic IPS Capacitive multi-touch

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8610 (dual-core 1.2GHz, Adreno 302 GPU)

RAM & Storage
8 GB built-in storage
microSD up to 64 GB

Operating System
Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

8 MP rear camera
Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) video recording

1 MP front camera

cdma, EV-DO Rev.A
Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

Lithium-ion 3400 mAh
Talk Time: up to 18 hours
Standby Time: up to 16 days

Dimensions and Weight
155.7 x 81 x 9.1 mm (6.13 x 3.09 x 0.36-inch)
195 grams (6.88 oz)


3.5mm audio jack

ZTE Z797C Quartz back

Ivan Andrianto


  1. My husband bought me a zte quartz Z797C for my birthday last week, and I love the phone, but I CANNOT find a case for it or a cover or a otter box anywhere. Can you tell me where to find one. I don’t want anything to happen to my phone. Thank you so much.

    • I bought a leather carrying case for mine from eBay (the kind that can be clipped to a belt or a belt can be run through the inside edge of the holder. By the way, the phone came with a plastic cover that protects the back of the case. They are also available on eBay (just search by mfg and model number (ZTE Z797)

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