ZTE continues rollout of new global flagship smartphone, confirms upcoming availability for Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific
BERLIN - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, today announced the launch of the international version of its new global flagship smartphone, ZTE Axon Elite, at IFA 2015. The ZTE Axon Elite is set to go on sale in markets across Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific in the coming months.
“After two successful launches in the U.S. and China, we are delighted to continue the global rollout of Axon with this latest version for Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific,” said Adam Zeng, CEO, ZTE Mobile Devices. “Axon is the start of big and bold things for ZTE, and we will continue to evolve our Axon flagship line to align with our global strategies.”
Axon is a new line of high-end smartphones from ZTE, competitively positioned as premium, flagship devices, designed to meet the needs of global customers. The Axon Elite will first go on sale online via eBay for France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom on 24 September, priced at 419.99 Euros (or 299.99 GBP). Starting from the end of September, ZTE will partner with MediaMarkt to sell the Axon Elite on the open market in Germany, the device’s first offline launch, and will continue rollout of the device in Spain, France, Turkey, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Russia and the Philippines.
The Axon Elite can be unlocked with three different biometric authentication options – fingerprint, voice control and eye-scan. Additionally, it comes with 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to an extra 128GB with a microSD card, and features Corning’s Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass.
ZTE’s Axon phones combine the right hardware and software to offer the best sound quality, camera functionality, and all-round smooth performance. This includes ‘dual track’ high fidelity sound recording and playback, as well as dual rear-cameras that capture high resolution images and videos.
ZTE will be showcasing the Axon Elite at Hall 25, Stand 105 at the Berlin ExpoCenter City.
ZTE Axon Elite – eBay links (add to ‘Watch list’ – available for purchase from 24 September)
United Kingdom: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331639864316
Global: http://www.ebay.com/itm/271969968508 (excluding U.S. and Canada)
About ZTE Mobile Devices
ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
ZTE is one of the global leaders in the mobile handset manufacturing industry in the world, offering a complete range of mobile devices, including mobile phones, tablets, mobile broadband modems and hotspots and family desktop integration terminals.
ZTE has strategic partnerships with 47 of the world’s top 50 carriers. ZTE is also the only company globally that has been ranked inside the Top-3 by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) for the past 5 years (2010-2014) for patent filings. For more information, please visit: www.ztedevice.com.
ZTE Axon Elite
GSM 850/900/1800/1900, EVDO BC0 WCDMA: Band 1/2/5/8; TD-LTE: Band 38/40/41; FDD-LTE: Band 1/3/7/8/12/17/20
Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno™ 430 GPU
OS MiFavor 3.2 (Android OS 5.0.2)
Dimensions 154mm x 75mm x 9.3mm
Colors Ion Gold
5.5" CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) TFT LCD, 2.5D curved display. LCD Resolution: 1920 x 1080 FHD, PPI 401 Corning Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass
Rear-Facing Camera: Dual lens 13MP, 2MP, dual LED Flash, 4K HD resolution Front-Facing Camera: 8MP, 84 degree wide-angle, 1080p HD resolution Video Capture: 4K HD resolution at 30 FPS
Hi-Fi Audio Chipset: AKM 4961 Microphone: 2- mic noise suppression
Security Fingerprint scanner (five finger records), Visit Mode, TrustZone, EyePrint ID™, Voice Unlocking
Battery 3000mAh, Quick Charge™
Memory 3GB LP DDR4 RAM + 32GB eMMC ROM, supports 128GB TF card
Interface 3.5mm Earphone port, supports quick charge 5pin Micro USB,
Dual-SIM 4FF, SD card
Features GPS/Beidu /Glonass/BT 4.0/WIFI 2.4G & 5G, 802.11 a/b/g/n /ac WIFI Direct
Accelerometer/Proximity/Light/ Electronic compass / Hall sensors, driver assistant
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