After series of leaks and rumours, ZTE finally unveiled their first foldable smartphone with ZTE Axon M.The ZTE Axon M is not exactly foldable smartphone what we expect but it is flip type phone where we can close and open the two screens via a hinge.
When we close the phone we get screens on both the sides and when opened one can view a 6.75 inches display but there are bezels covering on both the display so you can get the complete viewing experience as expected.
The ZTE Axon M comes with two 5.2 inches FHD LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top and has four different ways to setup the device. based on usage.The first mode called the Dual Mode where you can launch one app on both the screens the next mode called Extended mode which is the complete 6.75 inches display mode where both the screen are opened.The third mode is Mirror Mode where the same app or content is shown on both the display.The last mode is the Traditional mode where the user can fold the display and only power one display while the other display is turned off.
The ZTE Axon M is powered by outdated SD821 chip coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage and can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB.
ZTE Axon M is having only a single 20MP Sony IMX350 sensor with LED flash, f/1.8 and Dual Image Stabilization above the display and no camera at the back of the device due to foldable display.The camera can record videos up to 4K @30fps.There are dual stereo speakers and 3.5 mm audio jack.All this is fueled by 3180 mAh battery with QC 3.0 support and runs Android 7.1.2 out of the box.It also comes with fingerprint support embedded in the Power button.
The ZTE Axon M is priced at $725 in the US without any contract and is exclusive to AT&T and can also pay 30 monthly instalments.The device will be available from next month in the US.The ZTE Axon M will be launched in China, Japan and Europe later this year.There are no details for Indian launch and availability.