The ZTE has finally announced the ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G bringing flagship to the hood. It’s a premium smartphone that brings a powerful processor to consumers at lower cost.
The handset is also blessed with an impressive camera and a large display size which is another eye-catching for entertainment lovers.
ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G Key Specs & Features
6.47 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~398 ppi density)
Android 10.0; MiFavor 10
Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
128GB/256GB Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
48 MP + 8 MP + 20 MP Triple Rear Camera
20 MP Front Camera
4G LTE Network
Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
Qi wireless charging
Non-Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G
Design and Display
The ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G is a nice phone and there is no doubt about it. The phone packs a neat panel that is wrapped with aluminum alloy and glass. On the panel are the camera modules with an LED flash while the fingerprint scanner is on the display.
It measures 159.2 x 73.4 x 7.9 mm in dimensions and weighs 175 grams. As for the front, it packs a waterdrop notch that is hosting the front camera. Additionally is a large display screen size of 6.47 inches with AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen.
The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, a 19.5:9 ratio and 398 PPI density for vivid color reproduction. It has HDR10 support and also reaches up to 87.9% screen-to-body ratio.
As for the camera, the ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G is blessed with a triple rear camera set-up. The main camera features a 48MP sensor with an additional 8MP telephoto camera and a 20MP ultra wide-angle cam.
You will get a 20MP selfie camera nestled in the front for selfies and video calling. Some of the camera features include Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama and it can shoot [email protected], [email protected] video resolution.
Hardware and Software
The ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G packs a powerful Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking at a maximum speed of 2.84 GHz. It has an internal storage of 128GB with 6GB RAM, while the bigger model has a huge 12GB RAM and 256GB.
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The company used fast LPDDR5 and UFS 3.0 chips on the phone respectively. The phone is also boasting of a RAM-Booster and FS-Booster to improve the overall read and write performance of RAM and the file system. It has Adreno 650 GPU for graphics and runs on MiFavor 10 software is based on Android 10.
Network and Battery
The 5G network is one of the phone’s top-selling points. Another in line is the Wi-Fi 6 with a Link-Booster that can combine local and cell networks to improve link stability and boost speed as well up to 50%.
Other features include stereo ultra-linear speakers and DTS: X Ultra. Unfortunately, there’s no 3.5mm headphone jack but does come with Bluetooth 5.0.
The smartphone is backed by a massive battery capacity of 4,000mAh that carries support for Quick Charge 4+ which also includes Power delivery and wireless charging technology.
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ZTE Axons 10S Pro Price and Availability
The ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G will soon be available for purchase. When that happens, the device will cost around $460.
In Nigeria, it will sell at a price of 170,000 Naira, while in Ghana, it will cost 2,500 Ghs and 47,000 Ksh in Kenya.
ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G:
Platform: Android 10.0; MiFavor 10
Processor: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU: Adreno 650
Memory: 6GB/12GB RAM
Colours: Blue, Black
Dimension: 159.2 x 73.4 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 175 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display: 6.47 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~398 ppi density)
Screen Protection: Yes
Foldable Display: No
Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (telephoto) + 20 MP (ultrawide) Triple Camera, [email protected], [email protected]
Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Front Camera: 20 MP, [email protected]
Built-in Storage: 128GB/256GB
Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G: Yes, 5G band 41(2500), 78(3500); SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol: Yes
Music Player: Yes
Video Player: Yes
FM Radio: No
3.5mm Jack: No
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
Iris Scanner: No
Face Unlock: Yes
Stylus Pen: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
Voice Control: Yes
Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging: Yes
Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant: No
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Battery: Non-Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Standby Time: –
Fast Charging: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)