An affordable flagship phone
Design and Display
The ZTE Axon 7 flaunts a 5.5-inch AMOLED display having a quad-HD resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels, resulting into an enormous pixel density of 534 ppi. This results in an extremely sharp and crystal clear display that is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass v4 against cracks and scratches. Along with its brilliant display, the phone's full metal body gives it a classy look and feel. The phone is a little slim having a waistline of 8.7mm and weighs around 185 grams. It is available in gold and gray color variants.
OS and Configuration
The ZTE Axon 7 runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system further customized by MiFavor UI 4.0 on the top. The device is armed with two kryo dual-core processors having clock speed of 2.15 GHz and 1.5 GHz. It is backed by huge 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 GPU granting this device an amazing performance. These hardwares are fitted on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset built on 64-bit architecture.
Camera and Storage
The ZTE Axon 7 features a 20MP rear camera of f/1.8 aperture featuring dual LED flash, Samsung ISOCELL sensor, optical image stabilization (OIS) and autofocus. It is accompanied by an 8MP front camera of f/2.2 aperture. It comes with front facing dual speakers that provide good audio experience. The device contains 64GB inbuilt storage which can be further expanded using a microSD card of up to 128GB.
Connectivity and Battery
Connectivity options present in this device include hybrid dual-SIM, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G LTE, USB Type-C connectivity etc. Sensors available in this phone include accelerometer, compass, gyroscope and light along with a fingerprint sensor on the back. The device derives its power from a 3,250mAh li-polymer battery with Quick Charge 3.0 for fast charging.
The ZTE Axon 7 provides a good viewing and listening experience with its amazing display and sound quality. On top of that, it comes fully encased in a metal body under which it packs a powerful set of hardware for a seamless performance. The camera and battery performance are also good. All these features at a low price compared to flagship phones of other brands makes this device a good one to buy.