The ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G is a new budget smartphone that was announced in China. The new device is part of the Axon 11 series with a Snapdragon 765G powered processor which is less powerful than the Snapdragon 865 featured on it’s bigger siblings the Axon 11 Pro 5G.
Where to Buy ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G
It also joins the cheapest 5G phone around.
ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.53 inches LTPS IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Android 10, MiFavor 10.1
- Octa-core MediaTek MT6873 Dimensity 800 5G (7 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 5G Network
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging, 50% in 30 min
- Non-Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G packs a decent body that features glass on the front and a premium plastic on the back. It has a smooth panel that is home to the camera’s matrix, an LED flash, and also a fingerprint scanner.
It measures 162.7 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm and weight 184 grams. The Axon 11 SE 5G comes with a punch-hole display offering 6.53 inches equipped with an LTPS IPS LCD panel.
It has an impressive resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 395 PPI density for clear content viewing.
The smartphone has a quad rear cameras setup that includes 48-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor with a 120-degree field-of-view, an 2 MP macro shooter, and lastly, is the 2 MP depth sensor with 2cm focal length.
You will get a front camera of 16 MP positioned on the punch hole. The main shooter is paired with an LED flash and interestingly can record 4k Videos resolution.
Hardware and Software
The smartphone has a MediaTek MT6873 Dimensity 800 5G chipset on the hood based on 7nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz with a Mali-G57MP4 graphics card.
Booting the Axon 11 SE 5G is an Android 10 operating system with MiFavor 10.1 user interface on top. The onboard storage is 128GB with ample RAM of 6GB for solid performance. It’s also expandable via a micro SD card.
Battery and Network
There is the presence of a 4000 mAh battery on the handset that comes with support for 18W fast charging.
It has dual SIMs with 4G and 5G networks. Other connectivity options are Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, and 3.5mm audio jack.
ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G Price and Availability
The ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G will sell for $280 for the standard 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, while the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage cost around $322 and the 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage goes up to $322.
In Nigeria, the Axon 11 SE 5G will sell starting from 115,000 Naira, 1900 Ghs in Ghana, and 35,000 Ksh in Kenya.
It will ship in Aurora Glamour and Aurora Glacier colors.
ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the ZTE Axon 11 SE 5G:
- Platform: Android 10, MiFavor 10.1
- Processor: MediaTek MT6873 Dimensity 800 5G (7 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G57MP4
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Aurora Glamour, Aurora Glacier
- Dimension: 162.7 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: 184 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.53 inches LTPS IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected], [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 16 MP, HDR, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
- 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 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 28, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- 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: Fast charging, 50% in 30 min