ZTE Axon 7 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the ZTE Axon 7 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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ZTE Axon 7 is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 151.7 x 75 x 7.9 mm and weighs 175 g. It has a AMOLED display measuring 5.5" inches. The resolution is 1440 x 2560 and 538 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 20 MP.

It runs on Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) CPU with 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3250 mAh.

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ZTE Axon 7 specs

General specs

Brand and model ZTE Axon 7
Release date 2016, May
Dimensions 151.7 x 75 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.95 x 0.31 in)
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz)
Body build Aluminum body
Colors Ion Gold, Quartz Grey, Chromium Silver
Battery 3250 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 360 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 16 h (3G)
Approximate price240 EUR


Technology AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.5" inc
Screen area 82.2 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio72.2%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2560 px
PPI /points per inch/ 538 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 20 MP, Single
Camera specs
-20 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.6'', 1.1µm, OIS, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.2, 1/4'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat); MiFavor 4.2
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 530
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score164396 (Rank 123 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core318 (Rank 885 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core803 (Rank 1168 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core1639 (Rank 148 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3869 (Rank 263 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript6911
GeekBench 4 Battery1674

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
-Dolby Atmos audio enhancement
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Also known as ZTE Axon 2 Available in China with 128 GB storage and 6 GB RAM

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the ZTE Axon 7 was around 240 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, May.
The weight of the ZTE Axon 7 is 175 g.
The screen size of the ZTE Axon 7 is 5.5" inches.
The size of the ZTE Axon 7 is 151.7 x 75 x 7.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.