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ZTE Axon 40 Pro


ZTE Axon 40 Pro
ZTE Axon 40 Pro (Axon Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G 8 x 2.4 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, or 12GB
6.70 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 393 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, 144 Hz
128GB / 256GB / 512GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 162.9 x 72.9 ( = 0.34 x 6.41 x 2.87 in)
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 108 MPix Quad: 108MP (f/1.9, 1/1.52") + 8MP (f/2.2, 16mm, 120˚) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
199 g ( = 7.02 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
480 Euro



Reviews for the ZTE Axon 40 Pro

ZTE Axon 40 Pro Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
After running down all of the specs and review of the ZTE Axon 40 Pro smartphone, we can concluded that this phone is worth your money. With this device, you won’t face lags while playing games thanks to the advanced refresh rate. On the other hand, the immersive screen makes the viewer experience great for every user, while the long-lasting battery life and beautiful camera result make this phone a great deal. We highly recommend you purchase this device if it’s available in your country. Despite this, if you are looking for alternative options, the first thing that can par with this handset is the Xiaomi Poco F4 GT feature because it has all-rounder specs and features. But in the end, it’s your money so choose wisely according to your desire.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/09/2022
ZTE Axon 40 Pro Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Axon 40 Pro smartphone arrives with flagship-level specs at $446 (Rs 34,590 in India) approx, while the phone is expected to release in May 2022. As for the primary specs, you will receive a 6.67-inches AMOLED display panel with a 144Hz refresh rate, and 1000 nits peak brightness. Besides this, the device provides 8GB to 12GB RAM support with 256GB to 512GB of internal storage. The phone runs on the latest Android 12 OS with MyOS 12 custom UI support, and for the chipset, you will get a 7nm – Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. The ZTE Axon 40 Pro smartphone is equipped with a quad-rear camera consisting of a 100MP main, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth lens. As for the video recording, you can record 4K videos at 60fps with gyro-EIS support. On the front, you get a decent 16MP selfie camera. The battery section brings a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery with a 66W fast charging support. You can pick this phone in Black, Gold, and Blue color options. Furthermore, you also get an under-display fingerprint scanner on this device.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/26/2022


Qualcomm Adreno 650: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2020.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 870: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in mid 2020 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one Prime Core based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.199 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985. The product range includes, for example, USB sticks, routers, smartphones and tablets.

The ratings of the relatively many reviews have a wide range from below-average to very good (as of 2016).

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-09- 8)