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[Update: Rolling Out] ZTE will release an update to the Axon 7 to bring back Google Daydream VR support

Chinese electronics brand ZTE has a respectable presence in Europe and Asia because of the range of affordable smartphones that they release. Back in 2016, they released a smartphone that got the particular attention of smartphone enthusiasts: the ZTE Axon 7. The Axon 7 directly competed against the OnePlus 3/3T among enthusiasts with its front-facing...

ZTE Confirms that it is Working on a Successor to the Axon 7

The ZTE Axon 7 was released in 2016, and it became a major hit with consumers. It was one of the few smartphones which could credibly claim the title of a valid competitor for the OnePlus 3 (and later the OnePlus 3T). With a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820, 20MP camera, metal unibody construction...

The OnePlus 3 and Axon 7 Show Affordable Phones Don’t Have to Come at the Cost of Software Updates

In the past, purchasing a "mid-range phone" meant a plethora of compromises: weak after-sales support, few and far between updates, and compromised feature sets (and, more often than not, an ugly user interface). OnePlus devices, too, had questionable software and update support. The OnePlus 2 took ages to get a proper marshmallow update. The OnePlus...

Bootloader Unlock Available for the ZTE Axon 7 and Axon Pro (US Variants)

What's the best phone in the market right now you ask? Depending on who you ask this question to, the answer could range from the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to the OnePlus 3 to the HTC 10 to the ZTE Axon 7 to something else entirely. And that is perfectly alright, as each of those...

ZTE Axon First Look and Photos: Great Value Stained by Not-So-Great Software

ZTE is back again this year with round two of their ambitious Axon series smartphone. This year's Axon 7 brings an incredible package of specs and a great warranty with a $400 price tag. Check out our earlier look for a detailed read of the specs. Here in the USA we are offered the 4GB...

ZTE Employee Hints at Unlocked Bootloader on Axon 7

One important aspect of how many users decide to buy a phone is whether or not they can root it or flash ROMs. Many users, myself included, hold the ability to root in high regards, and almost find no interest in phones if they are not able to be rooted.  A recent phone making buzz is the...