ZTE A2017 certified by TENAA; could be the ZTE Axon 2

ZTE A2017 certified by TENAA; could be the ZTE Axon 2
Last month, we told you about a handset that went through the GFXBench benchmark test sporting the model number ZTE A2017. Today, that exact model was certified by China's TENAA regulatory agency. The phone could be, as we theorized last month, a sequel to the ZTE Axon. And the design of the handset certainly has that Axon look.

The ZTE A2017 features a 5.5-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 QHD resolution. The Snapdragon 820 SoC is under the hood with a quad-core 2GHz CPU, and the Adreno 530 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside, along with 64GB of expandable storage. Those seeking additional memory can access the 128GB capacity microSD slot. A 20MP camera is on back with an 8MP camera on front for selfies and video chats. The 3140mAh battery keeps the lights on, and a fingerprint scanner can be found on the back. Android 6.0.1 is pre-installed.

Last year, ZTE did release the some of its Axon models in the U.S., including the highly spec'd (at the time) ZTE Axon Pro. The latter was offered for sale, unlocked, via Amazon. If you live in the states, you might want to keep a close eye on this device just in case it ends up offered in the U.S.

via AndroidHeadlines



1. GrimJow

Posts: 27; Member since: Mar 24, 2016

HTC One M8 is that you?

2. donrox

Posts: 203; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

No. it is the ZTE A2017

14. SemiFinal

Posts: 117; Member since: Jul 26, 2014

They certainly share many design elements.

3. talha_16

Posts: 62; Member since: Oct 12, 2015

A clone of m7 and m8 .

4. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

nope, its more like ZTE axon than m7&m8

9. talha_16

Posts: 62; Member since: Oct 12, 2015

No it isnt

10. ShadowHammer

Posts: 208; Member since: Mar 13, 2015

I have an original ZTE Axon right here. It definitely looks more like an HTC than an Axon.

5. Achillias

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

It looks like an edge to edge screen. If that's true than this might be my next smartphone.

6. donrox

Posts: 203; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

don't let the black side bezels fool you!

7. judik971

Posts: 84; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

and by looking at the specs and dimensions on the TENAA site, they might be "huge" lol. It was written that the phone will be 77mm wide which is 2mm wider than the current Axon.

12. ShadowHammer

Posts: 208; Member since: Mar 13, 2015

I have an Axon currently, and it is big! Also, it does have bezels on the edges - the screen doesn't go right to the edge. This newer model does look like it might get rid of the capacitive buttons though, which would reduce the top/bottom bezels.

8. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015


11. jimberkas

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

i wouldn't call it beautiful, but it looks better than the original Axon

13. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

Does anybody know how often ZTE updates the software on their phones? I'm curious because I've got the Nexus 5 and have gotten used to the frequent updates. This phone looks great in terms of quality and hopefully price. I'm just worried about being stuck with the version of Android it launches with.

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