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.
Where to Buy ZTE Axon 10S Pro 5G
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+)
- 6GB/12GB RAM
- 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
- 5G Network
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
- Fast Charging
- Qi wireless charging
- Non-Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
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.
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.
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
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- 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
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)