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ZTE Axon Elite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of ZTE Axon Elite. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and price. The size and performance also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the durability and usability.

design, performance, size, price, screen

usability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the ZTE Axon Elite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Lisa Gade (

ZTE Axon Elite


The Axon Elite is ZTE's latest entry in the Axon line of GSM unlocked Android smartphones with fairly high end specs. The phone runs Android 5.0.2 with ZTE's MiFavor 3.2 UI on the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU with Adreno 430 graphics. It has 3...

Fast performance with Snapdragon 810, very good cameras, facial recognition that actually works pretty well. Unlocked for use with any GSM carrier

Tacky gold paint job, unpleasant custom UI

The ZTE Axon Elite is priced higher than the US version of the 32 gig Axon and Axon Pro. For US buyers it's hard to recommend the Elite given the unpleasant MiFavor UI and slightly older Android OS version. More importantly, the US versions net you LTE...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (

ZTE Axon Elite review


It's not the most attractive smartphone ever created, but the ZTE Axon Elite is very quick for its price

The Axon Elite is a very reasonable phone for £280, as it has all the speed of a flagship for almost half the price and its battery life compares well with other handsets around £300. However, its choice of operating system and rather off-putting...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Ashleigh Allsopp (

ZTE Axon Elite review: Unlock this phone with eyes, voice or finger


ZTE takes security to the next level with the Axon Elite smartphone, a 4G phablet you can unlock with your eyes, voice or finger.

The ZTE Axon Elite has great specs and some interesting tech at an excellent price, but while we appreciate many users will love the design we aren't entirely taken by it - especially the fake-leather parts on the rear. If you can't get the OnePlus 2,...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Max Parker (

ZTE Axon Elite


I'm a little bit confused by the ZTE Axon line. Mostly because there seem to be lots of models floating about with features reserved for certain regions. A US version got a release earlier in the year, to fairly positive reviews, while there's also a...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:4K


GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
IP Protection: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen


Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: Yes
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:4.X LTE


Display Technology:IPS
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 5.x Lollipop
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free


Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM8994