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ZTE Axon M (2017) review

Android OS v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Adreno 530
4 GB / 64 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
20 MP, 5120 x 3840 px, autofocus

ZTE announced the launch of the Axon M smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Axon M phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Axon M comes with Android OS v7.1.2 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3180 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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ZTE Axon M specifications

BrandZTE
NameAxon M
ModelZ999
Release date2017

Body

The weight of ZTE Axon M is about 8.11 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZTE phone are average (5.94 x 2.82 x 0.48 inches).

Weight8.11 oz
Dimensions5.94 x 2.82 x 0.48 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZTE Axon M comes with Android OS v7.1.2 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1.2 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Axon M screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of ZTE Axon M with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Axon M (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Axon M is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camerano
Main camera20 MP, 5120 x 3840 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The ZTE Axon M supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Axon M phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3180 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Axon M isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3180 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Axon M phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This ZTE phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Quick Charge, Secondary IPS Display
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the ZTE Axon M, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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