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ZTE Axon 40 SE


ZTE Axon 40 SE
ZTE Axon 40 SE (Axon Series)
UNISOC T618 8 x 2 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 163.5 x 75.8 ( = 0.3 x 6.44 x 2.98 in)
4500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Triple: 50MP (f/1.8, 26mm) + 5MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
182 g ( = 6.42 oz / 0.4 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
300 Euro



Reviews for the ZTE Axon 40 SE

ZTE Axon 40 SE Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Axon 40 SE smartphone cannot justify the price point, the reason for that is it offers a standard Unisoc processor, offering 4GB RAM, and a few other downsides that make this phone an overpriced deal in the budget smartphone range. There’s no doubt if the company release this phone with some discount, it could become an amazing deal for the users. For now, we won’t suggest this phone to our users. But if you are getting additional discount offers, you can go with this phone. Aside from this, the phone is released in the Mexican smartphone market. But still, there are alternative options that fit a great deal such as Honor X40 GT which offers good specs and camera quality at an affordable price. In case you are looking for an all-rounder smartphone then we recommend to you check Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2022
ZTE Axon 40 SE Specifications, Pros, and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Axon 40 SE was announced in October 2022, and the expected price of this phone is $294 (Rs 24,290 in India) approx. This 4G smartphone features a 6.67 inches AMOLED display panel. The device runs on the latest Android 12 OS supported by MyOS 12 user interface. The ZTE Axon 40 SE arrives with the 12nm – Unisoc T618 chipset for your daily tasks. In terms of the visual aspect, the smartphone makers render the Mali-G52 MP2 GPU. In terms of the storage unit, the handset appears with 128GB internal space with 4GB RAM support. The camera setup brings a triple camera setup with a 50MP primary, a 5MP macro, and a 2MP depth lens that can record 1080p videos at 30fps. Besides this, you get an 8MP selfie camera on the front side. As for the additional features, the phone renders a Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, a 3.5 mm audio jack, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, and USB Type-C 2.0 port. The phone is available in Black and Blue color options. Now let’s talk about battery performance, the device equips a Li-Ion 4500 mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/25/2022


ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

T618: Entry level octa core SoC with two fast ARM Cortex A75 cores at up to 2 GHz and six power efficient ARM Cortex A55 cores at up to 2 GHz. The SoC furthermore includes a LTE modem (TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TDSCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA, GSM), an ARM Mali G52MP2 GPU and a tri core ISP. The chip is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm FinFET.» 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.

0.182 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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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-01-26)