A simple dual-camera phone with impressive specs for the price. ZTE hasn't put out a traditional flagship since 2016 (no, the Axon M doesn't count), but the Chinese company's bread and butter, at least outside of its home country, continues to be the low-end and mid-range of the Android world. Building on the success line, which came to the U.S. Show More Summary
ZTE’s one of those workhorse smartphone companies you don’t hear much about, aside from the occasional misguided flirtation with a bizarre form factor, a la the dual-screen Axon M. But the Chinese handset manufacturer still powers away and manages to produce some solid handsets at bargain bin prices. The company hasn’t officially announced pricing on the Blade V9 —… Read More
Whirlwind stop at ZTE as part of the MWC Press Event escapades. ZTE last announced the Axon M, a folding smartphone. We're likely to see the Blade v9 at today's event!
After confirming that Oreo was on the way for Axon 7 owners back in December, ZTE has finally opened its Android Oreo beta program for owners of the device in the US.
Own an Axon 7 from ZTE? Want Oreo? Then you best hurry on over to the ZTE forums and sign up for the closed Oreo beta group, currently accepting applications from those with real Android know-how. As ZTE explains, “Since these builds...Show More Summary
The ZTE Axon 7 is the companies flagship phone, but it’s still stuck on Android 7.0 Nougat. Thankfully ZTE is working to fix this by opening a beta test for the latest Android 8.0 Oreo software. The beta [...]
Limited number of beta testers to be chosen based on "familiarity with Android".
ZTE today said owners of the Axon 7 smartphone can take Android 8 Oreo for a beta test spin. People interested in testing the new system software will need to register with ZTE's Z-Community. The Axon 7 launched with Android 6 Marshmallow and has already been updated to Android 7 Nougat. Show More Summary
ZTE has pushed a maintenance release to its aging Axon 7 flagship handset device in order to patch up the phone's security. Primarily, the update applies Google's security fixes through the December 2017 patch. The security maintenance...Show More Summary
ZTE announced that the Axon 7's successor will be called the ZTE Axon 9. The jump in numbers may have to do with how the Axon 8 branding sounds in Chinese.
At an event in China to celebrate the launch of the ZTE Axon M, ZTE's CEO confirmed that the true successor to the Axon 7 will be called the ZTE Axon 9. Although no more specifics were shared regarding the device.
XDA Developers is reporting that Android Oreo for the Axon 7 is getting ready to roll out in April and appears to resemble stock Android much closer than its former MiFavor-like UI.
Available first for China and later in Q1 for European customers. The Axon M might not be the most popular phone on the market, but it must be doing good enough for ZTE to keep investing time and money into it. The company's Vice President...Show More Summary
There has been an increasing momentum around folding smartphones, which would let smartphone screen sizes escape from the confines of being pocketable. Despite interest from a number of companies it was ZTE which brought the first modern smartphone with a dual-screen design, the ZTE Axon M, exclusive to AT&T. Show More Summary
Axon M will be a series of foldable phones – not just phones with two screens. Towards the end of 2017, ZTE made a surprise announcement with the Axon M. The Axon M is the latest phone to tackle the dual-screen smartphone, and it's the first big attempt we've seen since the Kyocera Echo back in 2011. Show More Summary
Don't expect any Oreo updates until April. The ZTE Axon 7 was one of 2016's best mid-rangers, and earlier this month, it was confirmed that the phone would be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo at some point in 2018. Since then, ZTE Germany...Show More Summary
ZTE has confirmed that they'll begin rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the Axon 7 in April and it will feature their new, never before seen "Stock + UI."
We have already seen a folding phone hitting the market, with the ZTE Axon M, and going by rumours we can expect a few more next year, including from market leaders like Samsung and also potentially from the Microsoft Surface team. Now...Show More Summary
ZTE has given the official ZTE Axon 7 maintainer access to pre-release firmware in order to get LineageOS 15 running on the handset.