ZTE is a multi national Chinese Tele-communication brand which is also the fourth largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world. ZTE launched the ZTE Axon 7 back in May 2016, and now company has launched the Axon 7 Premium. Back in may ZTE unveiled the Axon 7 Premium, and gave out the details, but the smartphone was not made available in the market.
The Axon 7 Premium is priced at $499, around 32000 in India. It will comparatively cheaper to other flagship phones like Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10, LG G5, iPhone 7. The ZTE Axon 7 Premium offers incredible metallic build quality and finish.
This device sports a 5.5 inch AMOLED 2K display that results in 538 pixel per inch. The 2K display has adequate brightness and being AMOLED has brilliant colors. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 to prevent scratches. The smartphone comes with Force touch display like the iPhone 6s or the iPhone 7. It will be interesting to see how ZTE has done the software optimization to offer force touch options when you hard press an icon.
Many of the new features are being brought up in this benchmark device, making it more desirable. The ZTE Axon 7 Premium comes with the “Google DayDream VR” support when it gets an update to the Android Nougat 7.0. The smartphone ships with the Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS along with the ZTE’s user interface is called MiFavor.
This mobile phone is powered with a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Chipset, a Quad Core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz. For Graphics processing, Adreno 530 GPU handles everything we throw at it. This device offers 6 GB RAM & 128 GB internal storage.
Coming to the Camera section, this device sports a 20 MP rear shooter with options like auto focus, OIS, Phase detection. Also it offers basic features like HDR, face detection, touch focus and is also capable of recording 4K videos. At the front, there is a 8 MP selfie camera.
Axon 7 offers a superior quality aluminum metallic finish but is equally slippery. To compensate this, the company includes an ultra thin silicon case which fits this device like a pro.
Along with these are all traditional connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Dual Nano Sim (4G LTE /3G) support, Bluetooth v4.2. The Axon 7 Premium comes with USB Type C reversible port for faster charging with Qualcomm’s Quick charge 3.0 Technology. ( Axon 7 reaches 100% in 88 minutes approx.)
The Axon 7 Premium comes with an audio DAC to offer high fidelity sound, something which audiophiles will appreciate in the device. At the back there is a finger print sensor which adds security and offers quick unlocking of the mobile. The smartphone comes with 3250 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery to ensure all day battery life.
The ZTE Axon 7 Premium offers great specs and features for sub 500$ price tag, like Quick charge, HiFi Sound, 6 GB RAM & 128 GB Internal Storage. It is sure to do well in the global market. Recently ZTE launched the ZTE Axon 7 Max with a stereoscopic display.
Written By – Riyaz Roshan.
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