ZTE Launches Axon for Global Market at IFA 2015

ZTE continues rollout of new global flagship smartphone, confirms
upcoming availability for Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific

BERLIN–(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)

France: http://www.ebay.fr/itm/301725125012

Germany: http://www.ebay.de/itm/141758555595

Italy: http://www.ebay.it/itm/291550442188

Spain: http://www.ebay.es/itm/221866281521

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

Network  

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
Screen  

5.5″ CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) TFT LCD, 2.5D curved display.
LCD
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 FHD, PPI 401
Corning Antimicrobial
Gorilla Glass

Camera  

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

Audio  

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

Contacts

ZTE Corporation
Eva Chen, +86 21 68897511
chen.zhengying@zte.com.cn
or
Waggener
Edstrom Communications
Laura Liu, +86 10 59001242
laural@waggeneredstrom.com