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ZTE Axon 5.5 inch

Specifications

ZTE Axon 5.5 inch
ZTE Axon 5.5 inch (Axon Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
173 g ( = 6.1 oz / 0.38 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

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Average Score: 79.2% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 91% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Axon 5.5 inch

ZTE Axon A1R
Source: BC Hardware English
I've used a few ZTE devices over the last few years and I've come to respect what ZTE is capable of and the price at which they pull it off. While some of the earlier ZTE devices I looked at were aimed squarely at the budget market, the Axon steps up a notch and enters the market at the crowded mainstream. It's pretty easy to mistake the ZTE Axon for a flagship device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2016
80% ZTE Axon Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
At around £300 it doesn’t blow the likes of the OnePlus 2 out of the water or anything quite so dramatic, but we’d go so far as to recommend it over the similarly priced HTC One M9 or as a cheaper alternative to the likes of the Xperia Z3+. Nicely done ZTE, can’t wait to see what you’re cooking up next.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% ZTE Axon Pro Review: Sounds Better Than It Looks
Source: Tom's Guide English
The $449 Axon Pro has some standout features, but ultimately, it left me unexcited. It offers a sumptuous display, outstanding audio and a camera that lets you have a lot of fun with focus. However, a polarizing design, short battery life and some software annoyances hold it back. I also want better picture quality, especially given the dual-lens setup.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
ZTE Axon Pro review
Source: GSM Arena English
ZTE surely took its time to enter the high-end smartphone market in the United States, but the Axon Pro proves that the wait has been well worth it. The newcomer presents a convincing package of well thought-out looks, superb build quality, high-end specs, and yet to be matched after sales support. The design of the smartphone impressed us with attention to detail that's not to be expected in the price range the Axon Pro inhabits. The same goes for the quality of the device's overall fit and finish.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/10/2015
82% a powerhouse that punches above its weight
Source: Engadget English
I've got to hand it to ZTE: The Axon is the sort of powerful, budget-friendly phone I never thought the company would, or could, make. It's got gobs of power. It's mostly well-built. The camera isn't half-bad. And that tantalizing $450 price tag currently represents the floor -- the least amount of money you could spend on a phone as well-specced as this.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 82%
85% ZTE Axon Pro Review
Source: Phone Arena English
So, is it worth it to pick up the ZTE Axon Pro over some of the aforementioned devices? Naturally, that’s tough because there are still opportunities to advance its performance in the areas of its camera and battery life. If you’re looking for the savings in a high-end, flagship phone, you’ll certainly get it here with the Axon Pro – whereas devices like the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 will still cost you at least $650. This is just the beginning, as the Axon Pro is meant to be the bridge device in getting ZTE’s name into the minds of consumers. So far, it strikes a nerve that’s deeply electrical. Let’s just hope they can use the momentum to their advantage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 85%
89% ZTE Axon Review
Source: Android Authority English
The Axon Phone is available now for pre-order directly through ZTE and other outlets like Amazon, Ebay, and NewEgg, for $449.98, with the color options including phthalo blue, ion gold, and chromium silver. To make users feel more at ease with buying an unlocked phone, the Axon Phone comes with Passport 1.0, a protection plan that offers free premium protection, along with a 2 year warranty, advanced exchanges, and free two-way shipping should anything ever happen to your device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 91% mobility: 86% workmanship: 93%

Comment

Model: The ZTE Axon is a smartphone designed to give users the best of having both a phone and a tablet as it has a large screen. Under the hood of this device are the Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor. Together with 4 GB of RAM, it ensure smooth operation on its Android Lollipop operating system. Internal storage is a mere 32 GB and there is SD card slot for expanding the storage capacity. The 5.5 inch HD display is fairly large and displays at a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. There rear camera on this smartphone is a 13 MP dual camera, which allows pictures to be refocused even after the picture is taken.

The 8 MP front facing camera on the other hand shoots great with its wide angle lens.  The non removable 3000 mAh battery lasts almost the entire day on a full charge. The exterior of this ZTE is clad with aluminum, which gives it a solid build and comes in several color options. The weight of the device is 175 g and it is just 9.3 mm thick. Finally, this smartphone is in between a high end smartphone and a budget device as it has all the essential function of a modern smartphone.

Qualcomm Adreno 430: Integrated smartphone and tablet GPU that supports OpenGL ES 3.1 and DirectX 11.2 (FL 11_1). The graphics card has 192 unified shaders clocked at up to 650 MHz. 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.
810 MSM8994:

High-end ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (4x Cortex-A57 and 4x Cortex-A53) and an Adreno 430 GPU. Manufactured in a 20 nm HPM process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

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.
0.173 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


ZTE:

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).


79.2%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
ZTE Axon Elite
Adreno 430

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-08-16)