ZTE Axon 50 Ultra announced with and two-way satellite messaging, Axon Pad tags along

Michail, 12 April 2023

ZTE held a big launch event earlier today in China where it announced its latest Axon flagship smartphone and tablet – the Axon 50 Ultra and Axon Tab. Both devices are equipped with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, 80W charging and boot ZTE's MyOS 13.

ZTE Axon 50 Ultra

Axon 50 Ultra brings two-way satellite messaging over the BeiDou satellite (BDS) infrastructure with the ability to send and receive SMS messages in areas without a proper network connection. The phone is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset with LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 3.1 storage and a ZTE-developed security chip with hardware-level encryption.

ZTE Axon 50 Ultra key specs and design ZTE Axon 50 Ultra key specs and design
ZTE Axon 50 Ultra key specs and design

Axon 50 Ultra comes with a curved 6.67" AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The back houses a 64MP Sony IMX787 main sensor with OIS, a 50MP telephoto module with 3x optical zoom and a 50MP ultrawide cam. The phone boots ZTE’s MyOS 13 on top of Android 13 and packs a 5,000 mAh battery with 80W fast charging. Pricing and availability were not provided.

ZTE Axon Pad

ZTE Axon Pad is a 12.1-inch Android tablet with a 1,600 x 2,560 px resolution IPS LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate. The slate is also equipped with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and ZTE’s security chip. The tablet supports 5G connectivity, stylus input and a smart magnetic keyboard both sold separately.

ZTE Axon Pad key specs and design ZTE Axon Pad key specs and design
ZTE Axon Pad key specs and design

Axon Pad features a massive 10,000 mAh battery with 80W charging. It boots Android 13-based MyOS 13. It weighs 605 grams and measures just 6.5mm in thickness. ZTE did not share any pricing and availability details for the Axon Pad.

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Reader comments

  • Zrzatore
  • 29 Aug 2023
  • Sec

I sell that Axon Chinese version in 2 weeks it was terrible from fingerprint scanner to animation love design but software was crap don't know how is global version of software.

  • Chad
  • 11 May 2023
  • yaq

I got the Space Edition of the Axon 40 Ultra and I love it! I don't take selfie pictures so it's no big deal for me. My only issues are since it's the Chinese version there's no android auto, I've only gotten one update and a...

I will. Axon 40 Ultra is still on my top phones to buy (when I have the money).

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