AT&T's dual-screen ZTE Axon M launches on November 1


AT&T just announced that the ZTE Axon M, a brand newsmartphone unveiled a couple of weeks back, will be available to order onlinestarting November 1 (this Wednesday). The device will hit AT&T stores a bitlater, on November 17.



 



Exclusively offered by AT&T in the US, the ZTEAxon M is a foldable, clamshell-type handset that sports two 5.2-inch 1080pscreens. Thanks to a feature called Dual Mode, the new smartphone allows you touse its two displays for different tasks simultaneously. For example, you can watcha music video on one screen, and check the weather, or catch up with a friend onthe second one.



 



Other highlight features of the ZTE Axon M include dualspeakers with Dolby Audio, a 20 MP camera with 4K "motionsstabilization," 4GB of RAM, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor (this isn'texactly a new processor, but it's still powerful enough).  



 



AT&T will let customers order the new handset for $24.17per month for 30 months, or $725 outright. To get a closer look at the smartphone,you should check out our ZTE Axon M hands-on.




The Axon M will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. We're assuming that an update to Android 8 Oreo will be available at some point, though, for now, there is no official word on this. So, any future ZTE Axon M owners here?

 


source: AT&T 

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Axon M
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3180 mAh(28.7h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. Justlooking

Posts: 84; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

I wonder if Microsoft's new device will be something similar with a pen input?

2. poptart574

Posts: 223; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

Really digging this phone

3. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

BIG mistake tying this to ONLY at&t. Why? History... In 2010, Dell came out with the Streak 5, a 5" touch screen smartphone. If you remember, all phones then, were less than 4" screen size. I bought one direct from Dell. Loved it! Great battery life too! But, tied to at&t, they NEVER promoted it, advertised it, marketed it. Why? They had their heads so wrapped around the iPhone, they didn't care. It died not too long after release. I think the same thing will happen to this phone. Neat idea, but, allowing it to be branded with the blue globe only, means pretty much certain doom!

5. Blazers

Posts: 781; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If you buy the phone at full retail, you can immediately unlock it from AT$T's website.

7. andynaija

Posts: 1267; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

But AT&T might require the phone to be used on their network for a certain amount of time before they would consider unlocking the phone.

4. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Just watched the Axon M in action on YouTube, and was impressed!

6. gamehead unregistered

I like the innovation

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