Sunday, 26 March 2017
Mobile

ZTE Axon 2 with Snapdragon 820 certified in China

ZTE took the smartphone arena by storm in 2015 when the company introduced its Axon smartphone range. Axon Pro took center stage and became the most sought after handset of 2015, now the ZTE Axon 2 is coming.

In 2015, the Axon Pro was one of the few devices featuring 4GB of RAM. ZTE Axon Pro had featured a QHD display and Snapdragon 810 chipset.

This year the company seems determined to live up to the hype created by the original Axon Pro by adding exciting new additions to the Axon lineup.

The chinese multinational is readying itself for the launch of the upcoming smartphone, the ZTE Axon 2.

The handset has recently been certified in China. The TENAA certification listed the model number A2017 for ZTE Axon 2.

TENNA listing has surfaced one month after the listing of the ZTE Axon 2 on GFXBench. As per the current TENAA listing, the forthcoming device by ZTE will feature a QHD OLED 5.5-inch display and will be fueled by Snapdragon 820 SoC by Qualcomm.

The smartphone will sport 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage on board that can be extended via microSD card slot. ZTE Axon 2 will run on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box.

In terms of camera, ZTE Axon 2 will come with a dual LED flash supported 20MP back camera along with an 8MP front-facing camera to click selfies.

ZTE Axon 2 with Snapdragon 820 certified in China_Image 2_Naija Tech Guide

The ZTE Axon 2 will measure 154 × 77 × 9.8 mm and will approximately weigh 175g. Connectivity options will include 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C connectivity and it will be available in gold color option.

In addition, the smartphone will also feature a fingerprint sensor and will be backed by 3,140 mAh battery backup.

The official ZTE plans to announce the Axon 2 are still shrouded in mystery. However, the recent  TENAA accreditation suggests that it might be launched in the upcoming weeks.