Review: ZTE Axon 7
The Axon 7 from ZTE is a fine option for people who prefer unlocked handsets. It works well with both AT&T and T-Mobile and at $400 is much more affordable than the top phones from HTC, Samsung, LG, and Motorola. Moreover, the Axon 7 competes well with the Alcatel Idol 4s, Huawei Honor 8, and OnePlus 3, which are all vying for the same market.
ZTE did an excellent job crafting and assembling an attractive and high-quality piece of hardware. The Axon 7 has a premium metal unibody chassis, gorgeous screen, incredible battery life, and decent voice/data performance. The Snapdragon 820 processor delivers speedy performance and having options such as expandable storage should appeal to some buyers.
I'm glad to see Android 6 Marshmallow aboard the Axon 7, and ZTE's customizations allow owners to tweak much of the experience to suit their own preferences. The fingerprint reader is a standout.
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The ZTE Axon 7 is well worth a look if you're in the market for a solid flagship smartphone that doesn't carry a premium price.
ZTE Taps BMW to Help Design the Axon 7 Flagship
ZTE today announced the Axon 7, its flagship smartphone for 2016. ZTE designed the phone with the help of BMW Group's Designworks studio.
ZTE Shows Off Enhanced Version of Axon 7
ZTE today announced the Axon 7 (6+128), a slightly improved version of its Axon 7 flagship handset. The new variant includes a Force Touch display, 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage.
ZTE Now Accepting Preorders for the Axon 7
ZTE today began taking preorders for the Axon 7, its flagship smartphone for 2016. Consumers interested in ordering the unlocked Android handset can do so via ZTEUSA.com, Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, and Newegg.
ZTE's Axon 7 Updated with Nougat and Daydream
ZTE today made Android 7 Nougat and Google Daydream available to its Axon 7 flagship smartphone. The updated operating system allows Axon 7 owners to run two apps side by side, tweak and conserve battery use, access more emoji, and enjoy access to Google's Daydream virtual reality content.
Virtual Reality Comes to the Web Thanks to Chrome
Google today made it possible to view web-based virtual reality content through its Chrome browser. The latest version of Chrome for Android devices supports VR, and Google says a number of its partners have begun to add VR content to their web sites.