05 June 2019
ZTE has officially launched Axon 10 Pro, Axon 10 Pro 5G, and Blade A7 smartphones in China. The first two are premium flagship phones with high-end features and were first introduced at MWC 2019. The third phone is basically a mid-range device with affordable pricing for those who don't want to or can't spend a fortune on their next purchase.
Starting with the ZTE Axon 10 Pro and Axon 10 Pro 5G, the major difference between the two is the support for 5G connectivity on the latter. It sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED notched display with 90% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor coupled with 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB of RAM. The internal storage options include 128GB and 256GB with an F2FS file system for faster read/write performance.
In the camera department, there is a triple rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.7 aperture), a 20-megapixel wide-angle sensor (f/2.2 aperture), and an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor (f/2.4 aperture) with 5x optical zoom support. On the front, it has a 20-megapixel selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture.
The whole package is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ fast charging as well as wireless charging support. It will be running Android 9 Pie out of the box. Other features include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, and in-display fingerprint scanner. The ZTE Axon 10 Pro has been priced at CNY 3,199 for 6GB/128GB, CNY 3,699 for 8GB/256GB, and CNY 4,199 for 12GB/256GB variants respectively. We are yet to hear anything about the 5G variant pricing and availability details.
As for the ZTE Blade A7, here is what you will be getting:
- 6-inch HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels) In-cell TFT display
- MediaTek Helio P60 processor
- 2GB/3GB RAM
- 32GB/64GB internal storage
- 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash
- 5-megapixel front camera
- 3,200mAh battery
The ZTE Blade A7 will cost you CNY 599 for 2GB/32GB variant and CNY 699 for 3GB/64GB variant. It is expected to start shipping in China from May 17th. There are Star Black, Night Black, and Sea Blue color variants to choose from.