Today we will compare the ZTE Axon 7 and ZTE Axon 7 mini, two devices that come with some pretty decent specifications and a premium design. They’re basically identical on the outside, but they have different dimensions and the smaller model has a weaker processor and camera.
The ZTE Axon 7 measures 151.7x75x7.9mm and weights 175 grams. On the other hand, the ZTE Axon 7 mini is slimmer and lighter as it measures 147.5x71x7.8mm and weights 153 grams. Both devices have a full metal body with a curved shape and two antenna lines on the back. There are also a fingerprint scanner located below the rear camera and two speakers on the front, with round holes.
The ZTE Axon 7 has a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 538 ppi. The ZTE Axon 7 mini comes with a smaller AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The ZTE Axon 7 features a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM. The ZTE Axon 7 mini has a Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
The ZTE Axon 7 has been released with an internal storage of 64GB while the ZTE Axon 7 mini comes with an internal storage of only 32GB. However, don’t worry, because you can expand the storage on both handsets up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The ZTE Axon 7 sports a primary camera of 20MP that features dual-LED flash, OIS, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 8MP. The ZTE Axon 7 mini has a primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, face detection and a secondary camera of 8MP.
The ZTE Axon 7 comes with a non-removable battery of 3250 mAh, which is more powerful than the non-removable battery of 2705 mAh that the ZTE Axon 7 mini has.