ZTE was unveiled the Axon 7 smartphone in China back in May, this year. Today the company has started taking pre-orders for the smartphone in several European countries – France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Europe gets only the 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage variant of the device, unlike China that also has a 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version and a 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version with force touch.
To remind you, The Axon 7 packs a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by Snapdragon 820 (64-bit) Quad-Core processor, has a 20-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with MiFavor UI 4.0 on top.
It comes with an aluminum unibody design, a fingerprint sensor on the back, dual front-side stereo speakers, two dedicated audio chips – AK4961 and AK4490 from AKM and has Dolby Atmos surround sound for the best sound quality. It also has hybrid dual SIM slot that lets you use the second SIM as a microSD slot when required.
ZTE Axon 7 Specifications:
- 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (64-bit) SoC with Quad Core (2 x 2.15 GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz) Kryo CPU
- Adreno 530 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
- 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with MiFavor UI 4.0
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 4G LTE Cat6, 3G HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, micro USB 3.0, USB Type-C (reversible connector), USB OTG
- 3.5mm audio jack, AK4961 & AK4490 dual audio chips, Dolby Atmos, dual Stereo speakers
- 20MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, OIS, f/1.8 aperture, 4K [email protected] video recording
- 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light sensor
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3250mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (83% in 30 min)
- Dimensions: 151.7 × 75 × 7.9 mm
- Weight: 185 grams
The ZTE Axon 7 comes in Ion Gold color and is priced at £359 in the UK and €449.99 in the rest of Europe. It is now available for pre-order through Amazon online store and will ship starting from July 30. The phone will also be available online on GrosBill and offline at Media Markt and Phone House in coming months, ZTE said.
Commenting on the launch of the phone in Europe, Jacky Zhang, CEO of EMEA and APAC, ZTE Mobile Devices, said:
“ZTE is excited to celebrate the debut of AXON 7 in Europe, and today marks the global roll-out of our latest flagship smartphone. With AXON 7’s unbeatable combination of an eye catching design, top-of- the-line specs and an affordable price, we’re positive about demand for AXON 7 in Europe.”