While we’d already caught wind of such a device, ZTE has now officially launched the world’s first mass-produced phone to feature an under-display camera, and it’s called the ZTE Axon 20 5G.
Those familiar with the technology will know that we’ve already seen concept devices sporting this tech from the likes of Oppo and Xiaomi, but the ZTE Axon 20 5G is the first device with the feature that consumers can actually buy.
In fact we’ve already tested the phone out, so you can read our ZTE Axon 20 5G review to find out what we think – or read on for the core details and specs.
When and where is the ZTE Axon 20 5G available?
ZTE officially released the Axon 20 5G on 1 September, however, that was only in China.
Fortunately it has since launched the phone globally (except the US and Canada).
How much does the Axon 20 cost?
The ZTE Axon 20 5G is unexpectedly affordable, costing just £419/$449 – making it a mid-range phone rather than a premium flagship.
What features does the ZTE Axon 20 offer?
The under-display camera is the main selling point of the phone, but as its name points out, 5G is also on the table, along with a few other goodies.
Here’s what the ZTE Axon 20 5G offers in full in its global release:
- 6.92in Full HD+ (2460×1080) AMOLED display
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB storage
- microSD expandable up to 2TB
- Rear quad-camera setup
- 64Mp primary sensor
- 8Mp 120° ultrawide
- 2Mp depth sensor
- 2Mp macro camera
- 32Mp under-display front camera
- 4220mAh battery
- 30W fast charging
- Android 10 w/ MiFavor UI
- 198 grams
- Bluetooth 5.1
- Colours: Black, Yellow leather
As the spec sheet and price highlight, besides its pioneering front camera, the Axon 20 5G isn’t a flagship but instead a capable-looking mid-range 5G phone, powered by the same 765G chipset found in devices like the LG Velvet and OnePlus Nord.