ZTE today announced the Premium version of its flagship device, the Axon 7. The premium variant was launched in US for $499. The device comes with the same body and design as its predecessor. The ZTE Axon 7 Premium comes with Force Touch Panel and increased storage. The standard variant of the device is priced at $399.
ZTE Axon 7 Premium Specs
The ZTE Axon 7 Premium runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with MiFavor UI 4.0 skinned on top. The device features a 5.5 inch Quad HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The display come with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It comes with a pixel density of ~538 PPI.
The device comes with Force Touch Panel, similar to the one used in Apple watches. It allows users to press on the screen to perform a specific task.
The ZTE Axon 7 Premium is powered by a Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU. The device comes with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage compared to 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage on the standard variant. The storage on the device can be further expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card.
Coming to the camera department, the ZTE Axon 7 Premium features a 20 MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus, Optical Image Stabilisation and dual LED flash.
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The camera can record videos up to 2160 pixels @ 30 FPS. It come with features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture. There is a fingerprint sensor below the primary camera.
The ZTE Axon 7 Premium is powered by a 3,250 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and a USB Type-C connector. It comes with dedicated AKM4961 and AKM4490 audio chips with 32-bit DAC to power the HiFi audio support.