• 5.5" (2560x1440) AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 20-MP, f/1.8 1 Rear Camera
  • 3250 mAh

The ZTE Axon 7 phone has a 5.5-inch (2560x1440) AMOLED screen, a 20MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3250 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductZTE Axon 7 (Launched 2016-05-01), Price: 530 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 2560x1440 AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 20-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3250 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 175g (6.2oz), 151.7x75x7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$530
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio73.3%
Sharpness (PPI)534 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3250 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time16 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • WAV
  • MP3
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

ZTE Axon 7 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the ZTE Axon 7 was retailing at around $530 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
No. the ZTE Axon 7 is not water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating.
No, the ZTE Axon 7 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.
No, the ZTE Axon 7 resolution of (2560x1440) is not considered to be 4K.
No, the ZTE Axon 7 is not capable of Wireless Charging.
No, the ZTE Axon 7 does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the ZTE Axon 7 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).
No, the ZTE Axon 7 does not work on 5G NR networks.
Yes, the ZTE Axon 7 is a USB-C device.
No, the ZTE Axon 7 does not have a removable battery.

ZTE Axon 7 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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