Recently, it is rumored that the ZTE Axon 2, which is listed under the codename of A2017, has got the approval from TENNA. The specifications of the ZTE Axon 2, like design specification, display specification, hardware specification, storage specification, camera specification and so on, have been leaked on AnTuTu and GFXBench. From the images of the ZTE Axon 2 submitted to TENAA, the upcoming 2016 smartphone looks like similar to its predecessor with a few slight differences. The ZTE Axon 2 has only one rear camera while the ZTE Axon is a dual camera smartphone.
The ZTE Axon 2 Specifications and Benchmarks on AnTuTu
Earlier in March, the specifications and benchmarks of ZTE A2017 or called ZTE Axon 2 leaked on AnTuTu Benchmarks. From the leaked specifications of ZTE Axon 2 on AnTuTu Benchmarks, the upcoming 2016 ZTE high end smartphone is going to sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC chip and 4GB of RAM, feature a QHD touch screen of 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution display, a 20MP primary rear camera and an 8MP front shooter for selfie, 64GB of storage and the ZTE Axon 2 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow like most 2016 new phones.
The ZTE Axon 2 Specifications and benchmarks on GFXBench
GFXBench has showed the similar specifications of the ZTE Axon 2 with some more details. From the GFXBench benchmarks, the upcoming 2016 high end smartphone ZTE Axon 2 will come with Snapdragon 820 processor up to 2.1GHz clock speed, the quad core Snapdragon 820 SoC chip includes dual core of Kryo at 2.1GHz clock speed and dual core Kryo at 1.6GHz, doubled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. And the ZTE Axon 2 will feature a 5.5-inch touch screen with at least 5 finger gesture support and 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution display. From the GFXBench benchmarks image, the ZTE Axon 2 supports most of the common connectivity options including Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi and NFC.
And it is confirmed that the ZTE Axon 2 is going to be one of the Snapdragon 820 smartphones list.
Both the AnTuTu benchmarks and GFXBench benchmarks show the primary specifications of the ZTE Axon 2, but they are not as detailed as the specifications of the device that TENAA leaks, on which the full specifications of ZTE Axon 2 will be covered.
The ZTE Axon 2 Specifications on TENAA
Generally, the TENAA will release most of the common specifications about a phone, besides the primary hardware specifications, camera specifications, storage specifications and display specifications, the design and solid specifications will be leaked on TENAA. From the leaked images on TENAA, the upcoming ZTE Axon 2 has a similar design specification to its predecessor with a few slight differences. At the front of the Axon 2, ZTE has kept the dual grill design on the top and bottom, which is Axon's main design accent. The standard set of three capacitive buttons disappear on the bottom bar and might be moved to the 5.5-inch touch screen field, just like the ZTE Axon 2 predecessor. The design specifications changes mainly focus on the rear back cover, the ZTE Axon 2 has only one rear camera and below the camera there's a fingerprint scanner, while the ZTE Axon is dual camera smartphone with two rear cameras.
In terms of specifications on the TENAA, the ZTE Axon 2 comes with a 5.5 inch QHD OLED panel with a metal Unibody like Elephone S3. The ZTE Axon is powered with and a Snapdragon 820 chipset, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage that is expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card.
According the TENAA’s specifications and benchmarks, the main camera of ZTE Axon is 20MP coupled with dual-LED flash, while the secondary one is 8MP on the front for selfie. The upcoming ZTE Axon 2 smartphone will definitely feel solid with a weight of 175 grams. It measures 154×77×9.8 mm. Charging happens via a USB Type-C port.
With TENAA's approval now in the bag, the ZTE Axon 2 shouldn't take too long to become official in near future.