ZTE Axon 7 and ZTE VR headset announced

ATE Axon 7 with ZTE VR

ZTE announced Axon 7 and VR headset today.  ZTE Axon 7 will come with high-end specs at a very low price point. The new phone has Qualcomm’s top-end 820 processor, max 6GB of RAM, a quad HD AMOLED display, metal chassis, quick charging, and a new dual-speaker system. ZTE says the new phone will cost under $500.

ZTE Axon 7 Phone Specs:

ZTE Axon 7
5.5-inch AMOLED panel at 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution (538 ppi) 2.5D glass and Gorilla Glass 4 finish.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
Adreno 530 GPU
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
4GB/6GB of RAM
64GB/128GB of storage, extendable with a microSD card.
20MP, f/1.8 Samsung Isocell sensor, sapphire lens, OIS, EIS and PDAF.
4K at 30fps Video Recording. dual-LED flash
8MP selfie shooter on the front.
Cat. 6 LTE, VoLTE
USB Type-C Quick-charge 3.0
3140 mAh non-removable battery pack
Phone will come in gold and grey color options.

New smartphone will come with Android’s Daydream VR support. Axon 7 will come with a dual-speaker setup with both speakers on the front of the phone. ZTE has upgraded the phone’s audio chip for headphones and supports high-resolution audio. The Axon 7 is upgradable to Android N when that is made available later this year.

ZTE VR headset

ZTE also unveiled the ZTE VR headset. You need Axon 7 phone to attach with VR to use it. ZTE VR headset has few buttons and a control pad that can be swiped. VR includes built-in 9-axis gyroscope for enhance motion tracking. ZTE didn’t announce a release date or pricing.