ZTE Axon 11 5GSource: ZTE

What you need to know

  • ZTE today announced its first mid-range 5G smartphone, the Axon 11 5G.
  • The Axon 11 5G comes with a Snapdragon 765G chipset and quad rear cameras.
  • It is priced at 2,698 yuan ($380) in China for the base 6GB/128GB version.

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE today announced the Axon 11 5G, a mid-range smartphone that comes with dual-mode 5G support and a relatively affordable price tag.

The new Axon 11 5G sports a 6.47-inch curved FHD+ AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch at the top, housing a 20MP selfie camera. Under the hood is a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage. On the back of the phone is a quad-camera setup featuring a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor.

The mid-range 5G phone also packs a 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ support and an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. Unsurprisingly, the phone will ship with Android 10 out of the box, with ZTE's MiFavor 10 running on top.

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ZTE Axon 11 5G is now available for pre-order in China, with prices starting at 2,698 yuan ($380) for the 6GB/128GB version. The 8GB/128GB version of the phone is priced at 2,998 yuan ($420), while the 8GB/256GB version costs 3,398 yuan ($480). ZTE hasn't announced any plans of launching the Axon 11 Pro 5G in markets outside China yet.

ZTE Axon 10 Pro

The ZTE Axon 10 Pro is a surprisingly affordable flagship smartphone that offers a curved AMOLED display with slim bezels, triple rear cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor, and a 4,000mAh battery with wireless charging support.

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