ZTE Axon 20 5G Extreme Edition comes with 12GB RAM and leather-like back

Michail, 01 December 2020

ZTE made headlines back in September when it announced its Axon 20 5G - the first smartphone with an under-display camera. Now, the Chinese maker is releasing an updated version of the same phone with 12GB RAM and an orange faux leather back dubbed Axon 20 5G Extreme Edition.

ZTE Axon 20 5G Extreme Edition comes with 12GB RAM and leather-like back

Apart from those two changes the rest of the hardware is identical to the regular Axon 20 5G. You still get a 6.92-inch OLED display with FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The under-display camera is still here as is the under-display fingerprint scanner near the bottom of the panel. Check out ZTE's description on how the under-display cam works as well as some macro shots of the screen above the sensor.

ZTE Axon 20 5G Extreme Edition comes with 12GB RAM and leather-like back

The Snapdragon 765G sits at the helm aided by 12GB RAM (up from 6/8GB on the standard version) alongside 256GB storage. The rear houses a 64MP primary camera alongside an 8MP ultrawide snapper and two 2MP modules for macro photography and depth data. There’s a 4,220 mAh battery with 30W charging while the software front is covered by Android 10 and ZTE’s Mifavor 10.5.

The ZTE Axon 20 5G Extreme Edition will retail for CNY 3,498($532) though its actual release date was not specified.

Source (in Chinese)


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  • K

This phone isn't positioned as a flagship. I am waiting to buy the next gen of this phone. Axon 21.. with hopefully QHD+ display, 120 hz refresh rate, 12 GB RAM and snapdragon 775 G.

  • junietob

what an absolute fail. I stopped reading after SD765

Except for the horrible quality, the lack of privacy, the ultra expensive cost that come with it, the unknown issues, and the ridiculously over hype around it that will make it so aggressively invasive in the market that it will further kill any othe...

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