ZTE presents midrange smartphone with 5G and 90Hz screen

ZTE has presented the Axon 11, a midrange smartphone with 5G on and a screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G with a built-in 5G modem.

The Axon 11 has a 90Hz OLED screen of 14.9 x 6.9 cm with a surface of 103 square centimeters, a diagonal of 6.47 “and a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9, according to the specs. The screen is rounded at the sides and has a teardrop notch at the top, which houses a 20-megapixel front camera. The phone measures 15.9×7.3cm and is 7.9mm thick with a weight of 168g.

On the back, the primary camera has a 64-megapixel sensor and f/1.9 lens. In addition, there is an 8-megapixel camera with ultra-wide angle lens, a 2-megapixel camera with macro lens and a camera that serves as a depth sensor on the back.

The Axon 11 has a Snapdragon 765G and supports 5g at 2100MHz, 2.6GHz and 3.5GHz. The phone does not support the 700MHz band on which 5g will start in the Benelux. The phone comes in configurations with 6GB or 8GB of memory and 128GB or 256GB of storage. The device has a 4000mAh battery, which can be charged via Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+. A 3.5mm jack is missing.

ZTE releases the Axon 11 in China with its own Android edition MiFavor 10 based on Android 10. The cheapest variant is almost 2700 yuan, currently converted about 350 euros. Whether and when the phone will be released in Europe is unknown.