The 6 GB RAM smartphones have arrived and much before we expected. And we are seeing many new launches with 6 GB RAM. I recently wrote about Best 6 GB RAM smartphones which are launched or are expected to launch soon.
The Vivo Xplay5 Eltie was the first smartphone to get launched with 6 GB RAM and now we have many like the Vernie Apollo , Le Max 2 and the Lenovo ZUK Z2. Though none of these are available in India so far, event eh ZTE Axon 7 premium will go on sale in China first and may make it’s way to India in future.
The ZTE Axon boasts of extraordinary sound quality from the speakers as well as using an earphone. ZTE has roped in Lang Lang a renowned pianist as brand ambassador for the Axon brand.
The ZTE Axon 7 will go on sale in China on 2nd June 2016. The smartphone comes in 3 variants :
- Basic – ZTE Axon 7 with 4 GB Ram and 32 GB Storage Price Rs. 30,000.
- Standard – ZTE Axon 7 with 4 GB Ram and 64 GB Storage Price Rs. 34,000.
- Premium – ZTE Axon 7 with 6 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage Price Rs. 42,000.
Design – The ZTE Axon 7 comes with premium aluminum metallic design and large speaker grills at the top and bottom of the device. The smartphone looks every bit premium with golden color and even more golden shiny circumference ring.
The fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the smartphone under the camera lens. It is not the thinnest of smartphones out there and measures 8.7 mm and has weight of 187 grams.
Display – The ZTE Axon 7 comes with Super Amoled Display with Quad HD (2560*1440) resolution and the screen size is 5.5 inches.
Performance – The Smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz. It is accompanied by Adreno 530 GPU and the ram varies according to the variant – 4GB / 6B.
OS and Storage – The ZTE Axon 7 comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS along with the Mifavor 4.0 UI and there are 3 storage variants – 32 GB /64 GB / 128 GB.
Camera – ZTE has used a 20 Mega pixel lens for the rear camera which is capable to take 4K videos , slow motion 720P video footage at 240/ 400 FPS. A Samsung S7 can take upto 240 FPS. The camera is also equipped with Optical image stabilization as well as PDAF. The camera lens has f/1.8 aperture and is quite capable for taking low light images.
The front camera is also impressive with 8 MP with wide angle lens, located on the top speaker grill, a bit oddly.
Battery Life and Connectivity – The smartphone comes with 3140 mAH capacity battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology developed by Qualcomm. The smartphone battery can charge from 0-50 % in just 30 minutes. The Axon 7 has USB Type C port and also has support for 4G LTE and VOLTE, NFC and Wifi.
ZTE VR – ZTE has also said that the smartphone will be compatible with the Daydream VR that Google is going to launch this winter and also has launched a new ZTE VR priced around $90 along with the Axon 7.