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ZTE Axon 7 Mini

alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 reviews of ZTE Axon 7 Mini. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the reception and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the ZTE Axon 7 Mini is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Julian Chokkattu (digitaltrends.com)

ZTE Axon 7 mini review

 

ZTE's gorgeous Axon 7 Mini may look like a flagship, but it can't compete with cheaper, faster budget phones.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar, Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini

 

The unlocked ZTE Axon 7 Mini's lower price comes at the cost of significantly pared down hardware. It's a decent midrange Android phone, but the Axon 7 is a better deal.

High-quality metal unibody build. Strong audio performance. Fingerprint sensor and expandable storage.

Not really "mini." Average hardware and performance. Lots of strong competition in the midrange market.

While the ZTE Axon 7 Mini costs $100 less than its larger sibling and has the same premium build quality, it makes a number of compromises to reach its lower price point. Many of the things we love about the Axon 7, like its Quad HD display, Snapdragon...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com)

ZTE's Axon 7 Mini prepares for budget battle (hands-on)

 

The mostly-metal Android phone drops its size and yes, specs, to compete at an even lower price than the full-size Axon 7.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Smartphone Review

 

Is the Mini version all you need? In addition to the flagship model Axon 7, the Chinese manufacturer once again offers a Mini version of the current model. Besides the size and the features, the price was reduced as well. But can the Axon 7 Mini...

high-quality chassis ; good speakers ; no throttling ; dual-SIM/memory expansion via microSD ; good AMOLED screen ; Quick-Charge ; protective cover included ; three-year warranty ; USB-C...

...but only 2.0 speed ; average battery runtimes ; microSD cannot be formatted as internal storage ; problems with the mobile Internet connection in difficult reception conditions ; slow WLAN module without ac

ZTE was able to carry over many positive aspects from its flagship smartphone Axon 7 to the smaller Axon 7 Mini. This includes the great chassis and the good speakers, but the FHD-AMOLED panel is also convincing except for the somewhat inaccurate...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini

 

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Android smartphone : Now Available for Pre-Order in the U.S. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini features a 5.2-inch screen and premium specs all for under $300. ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Stephen S. (phonearena.com)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Review

 

Smartphone shoppers love having a nice variety of devices to choose from, so it's little surprise that we see device manufacturers churn out variant after variant of their most popular models. Maybe there's a Plus, Pro, or Max version of a flagship,...

Fantastic sound ; Well-executed, attractive design ; Good price (especially with new discounts)

Battery life needs an extra hour or two ; Sub-par display brightness ; MiFavor interface isn't great ; Underwhelming camera ; Fingerprint scanner accuracy

The Axon 7 Mini falls short of being the platonic ideal of a “mini” phone, one that takes a flagship, features intact, and gives us a handset with a smaller screen. Instead, it practically turns that approach on its head, barely decreasing size at all,...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Philip Michaels (tomsguide.com)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Review: Solid Phone with a Deal-Breaking Flaw

 

The Axon 7 Mini is a great-looking phone with a vibrant display, outstanding audio and a serviceable rear camera. But both the Blu Energy XL and Moto G4 Plus last longer on a charge.

Terrific audio ; Stylish design in an affordable package ; Decent rear camera performance ; Colorful display

Poor battery life ; Front camera falls flat ; Screen's a little dim

The Axon 7 Mini doesn't make too many trade-offs from ZTE's flagship-worthy Axon 7. But this $299 phone's battery life holds it back.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Chip Chick Staff (chipchick.com)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Review

 

ZTE knocked it out of the park with the Axon 7, so introducing a smaller version of the Axon 7 was the logical next step. However, not everything is the same under the hood with the Axon 7 Mini. Everything from the processor to the display have all...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Hands-on ZTE Axon 7 Mini review: an Ax to jam with

 

ZTE has presented the Axon 7 Mini at IFA 2016. This compact version of its latest flagship may not be a revolution, but it has a few tricks up its sleeve. Notably, some impressive audio chops. Find out all our thoughts on this handset in our hands-on...

The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is filling a gap in the market as a relatively low-cost handset which provides superior sound quality. If you want these two features, the Axon 7 Mini could be for you.

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

ZTE Axon 7 Mini

 

The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is a mid-range phone made in the image of the Axon 7. If you've never heard of that phone, don't worry; it's not a blockbuster in the UK or US. Still, this lower-price version is perhaps more interesting, with a competitive price...

Dec, 2016

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