ZTE USA might not be as large a company such as Samsung, LG or Apple, but this does not mean that they are pushovers in their own way. ZTE USA happens to be the fourth-largest smartphone supplier in the US if you would like to know, and they are also the second largest in the no-contract market — now how about that for size? If you are going to make online pre-orders of the Axon 7 smartphone, you can do so via Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Newegg, and of course, the ZTE website itself.
The ZTE Axon name has seen a fair number of handsets appear already, such as the ZTE Axon Max, so what does the ZTE Axon 7 bring to the table? For starters, the ZTE Axon 7 happens to be the very first Android smartphone that will break away from other flagships with specifications that outperform rivals. Not only that, it does so at a price that can be deemed to be unbeatable — we are talking about $399.98 a pop.
First of all, it is Virtual Reality (VR) ready, which means the ZTE Axon 7 is more than ready to deliver the best audio and visual experience for VR applications. It even comes equipped to support Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform, and will be Daydream-ready when fall this year arrives.
In addition, there will be a couple of dedicated sound chips to work alongside enhanced software, where professional third-party testing has proven the Axon 7 headset and speaker output to be significantly more powerful compared to the competition. Listeners are able to experience better sonic quality at lower listening levels, not to mention increased headroom to experience louder bass sounds and higher dynamic ranges.
At the back lies a 20-megapixel camera that boasts of dual image stabilization to prevent blurred images when capturing real-life moments. There will also be features such as Live Photo that generate animated images which can be shared via text, email, and across social media. Apart from the high quality camera, photo editing options like filters, stickers, text bubbles, and others will be able to offer additional new levels of fun and personalization.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor will run proceedings from underneath the hood, and a responsive fingerprint sensor adds another layer of security. Your eyes will also benefit from a big, bright AMOLED display, while dual SIM support targets the busy person who wants just a single phone to get the job done. Seems to be a decent enough first time handset for those who would like to have a high end device.