Lil' Brother to the AXON 7

AXON 7 Mini, Redefining audio excellence.

The ZTE AXON 7 Mini smart phone features industry leading Hi-Fi & Dolby ATMOS / Dolby Digitial Plus surround sound audio and many other hardware features in its stylishly designed aluminium unibody housing, in "Ion Gold" & "Platinum Grey". The AXON 7 Mini has a Dual Nano SIM / microSD combo tray (either two Nano SIMS(4G/3G/2G Dual Standby), or, single Nano SIM + microSD card), running Android 6 (Marshmallow) with a large and bright 16M colour 5.2" FHD (1080p) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4.

Driven by a snappy 1.5GHz Octa core CPU with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM with 20GB for the user plus an external microSD card slot for an additional 128GB of user storage.

Some of the other key functionality includes fast fingerprint, Wi-Fi Dual Band 802.11b/g/n/ac, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, NFC and much more. The AXON 7 Mini doesn't skimp on cameras either. Fully featured 16MP main camera with PDAF, A/F that supports upto 4608 x 3456 resolution pictures and FHD (1080P) video recording and a 8MP Selfie camera with up to 1080P recording.

The AXON 7 Mini features a ZTE MiFavor V4.0 skinned Android Marshmallow V6.0.1 OS with only the common applications pre-installed for optimum use without clutter.

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Android 6

Android Marshmallow 6

Smart, simple and truly yours.

The AXON 7 Mini is pre-loaded with Android 6 Marshmallow, bringing a more polished design, improved performance and plenty of new features to the user.

Just say “OK Google” to launch voice search, immerse yourself in your favourite media in the new immersive mode, have your top contacts prioritised and keep all your SMS and MMS messages in the same app.

All that on top of other productivity features. Click below for the full list.

Learn more about Android Marshmallow »

ZTE AXON 7 Mini front view

ZTE AXON 7 Mini Overview

Key Features

  • Metal bodied handset in "Ion Gold" & "Platinum Grey", with capacitive buttons
  • Combo Tray for either Dual Nano SIM or Nano SIM + microSD card - 4G/3G/2G Android handset with LTE 700
  • 1.5GHz Octa Core CPU from Qualcomm with 3GB DDR4 RAM
  • Super fast high speed data transfer over LTE Cat 6(4G+)
  • 16MP camera to capture your favourite moments
  • Stereo front facing speakers, Dolby ATMOS / Dolby Digital Plus Surround Sound and the best audio hardware integrated into a handset so far
  • 32GB Memory with 20GB user space expandable with an additional 128GB microSD
  • Large 5.2" FHD (1080p) 16M colour AMOLED Capacitive Touch Display with Gorilla Glass 4(TM)

Connectivity / Multi Media

LTE Cat 6 (300/50Mbps) 3G HSPA+ (42/11Mbps)

Bluetooth 4.1 LE (Low Energy to support Smart devices) with stereo headset support

MP3 Player and ringtones, A-GPS/GPS

Wi-Fi Dual band(2.4GHz/5GHz) 802.11b/g/n/ac


Standard 3.5mm headset jack (NAHJ)


16 Mega pixel, with LED flash, PDAF, digital zoom and high def mode for crystal clear shots - Just some of the features from this camera.

8 Mega pixel front camera for the perfect selfie & 1080P recording

Processor & Memory

Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 (MSM8952) Octa core 1.5GHz 64bit processor with 3GB RAM

32.0GB internal storage (20GB user space); expandable to an additional 128GB with external microSD


5.2" FHD (1080p) AMOLED 16M colour, capacitive touch screen using Gorilla Glass 4 and dedicated capacitive buttons


2705mAh Li-ion battery (not user replaceable)

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 supported - 5minutes = 8% charge / 10minutes = 16% charge / 30minutes to 46% charge / 90minutes = 100% charge

15hrs Talk Time / 270hrs Standby time


Android Marshmallow 6.0.1


The AXON 7 family is all about the Audio experience and the AXON 7 Mini is no different in this regard. At it's core there are two industry leading audio chips that can be found in both high end consumer audio players and professional / broadcast grade recorders used in journalism and proaudio fields. The AKM 4962 HiFi Audio Processor provide the best audio that can be found in any handset today.

Axon 7 Audio
Axon 7 Stereo
Axon 7 Record

Specifications - subject to change / update

4G LTE TDD-LTE: 2500 MHz(Band 38), 2300 MHz(Band 40), 2400 MHz(Band 41)
FDD-LTE: 2100 MHz(Band 1), 1900 MHz(Band 2), 1800 MHz(Band 3), 1700 MHz(Band 4), 850 MHz(Band 5),
2600 MHz(Band 7), 900 MHz(Band 8), 850MHz(Band 19), 700 MHz(Band 28)
with Cat 6 (300Mbps downlink, 50Mbps uplink)
3G UMTS 2100 MHz(Band 1), 1900 MHz(Band 2), 1700 MHz(Band 4), 850 MHz(Band 5), 900 MHz(Band 8) with 42.2Mbps DL / 11.5Mbps UL (HSPA+)
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
SIM Card Combo Dual SIM (Dual Standyby) or SIM + microSD tray slot, 4FF Nano SIM format for SIMs
microSD card is fitted on the same tray replacing the second SIM.
Operating System Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
Processor 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa core 64bit CPU (MSM8952 - 4 x 1.5 GHz & 4 x 1.2 GHz)
Integrated Qualcomm ADRENO(TM) 405 GPU with 3GB LPDDR4 RAM
Memory 32GB Flash with 20GB user space, plus up to 128GB microSD external storage using UFS
Display 5.2" AMOLED FHD (1080p) 16M colour display with Gorilla Glass 4 and capacitve touch
Camera 16MP rear camera - ISO-Cell Sensor, Sapphire lens, EIS, PDAF, F/1.9, digital zoom & dual LED flash.
Super Auto Mode (Night shot, Auto HDR, Automatic Scene Optimisation)
Hybrid IS (Photo & Video)
Multi-function (Manual, Beauty, Refocus, Slow Motion, Live Photo, Multi-exposure, Long Exposure)

8MP Front facing camera with F/2.2 and upto 1080P recording.
Video Capture Normal Video Mode
1080P FHD (30fps)
720P HD (30fps)

Slow Motion Mode
720P HD @ 120fps
Audio 3.5mm Headphone Jack
High Fidelity Sound Performance - Chipset - AKM4962 & AKM4490
Dual Speaker Support
M_Base Support Material
Playback Sound Playback CODECs: Dolby ATMOS & Dolby Digital Plus (7+1 surround).
Sampling Frequency: 384kHz
THD+N: 112dB
S/N: 120dB
Recording Channel: 3 Channel (Hi-Fi), 1 Channel (VAD)
Resolution: 32bit as per spec (24bit as per performance)
Sampling Frequency: 96kHz
Microphone Max Input: 2.02Vp-p
S/N ADC: 102db
Conference Mode Directional Recording: Directional & Omni-Directional recording
Recording Range: Up to 8 Metres
Wi-Fi Dual Band (2.4/5GHz) Wi-Fi, 2x2 MU-MIMO, 802.11b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth Smart V4.1 LE (Low Energy) with: A2DP1.2(source), AVRCP1.4(controller), HSP1.2(AG), PBAP1.0(PSE) HFP1.6(AG)
NFC Supported
Miracast (Wi-Fi Display) Supported
Sensors Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Compass, Gyro, Gravity
GPS A-GPS, Stand-alone GPS with GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
External Antenna port Not available
USB port USB type C, USB OTG
Battery 2705mAh Li-ion (not user replaceable), Quick Charge V2.0 - 5min = 8% charge / 10min = 16% charge / 30min = 46% / 90min = 100% charge
Talk Time up to 15hrs talk time
Standby time up to 270 hours standby
Size & weight 147.5 x 71 x 7.8mm. 153g
Housing Aluminium Metal Uni-body design.
Colour - Ion Gold & Platinum Grey
Pre-installed extras WeShare, Toolkit, Mi-Flavor UI V4.0, Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) upgrade
Network Lock Not Network Locked

Whats in the Box?

The AXON 7 Mini comes with:

  • AXON 7 Mini AU edition Handset in Ion Gold or Platinum Grey
  • Quick Charge 2 AC Charger
  • USB-C data cable
  • Stereo headset with microphone
  • TPU Case
  • Tray ejection tool
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 24month Warranty Card

AXON 7 Mini User Accessories

We will list accessories that you will be able to purchase for your ZTE AXON 7 Mini in the near future. The most important item below is the Accidental Cover Package as for a small price you get alot of protection for your device. The only exception is liquid damage is not covered.

Many thanks - ZTE Australia


The AXON 7 Mini (AU Edition) has a two year manufacturer warranty, but this does not apply to accidental damage such as cracked screens and damaged ports etc. You can purchase an optional Accidental Cover by clicking the button below. Once you have this additional cover you are covered for everything except liquid damage, so keep your devices away from water etc.

  • 1. Apply directly to ZTE Australia within 30 days of your date of purchase. You need to provide a copy of your receipt for verification purposes.
  • 2. Purchase on-line, then provide your device IMEI number and Device Proof of Purchase to validate your cover to support@zte.com.au (include "ZTE" in the subject line of your email otherwise our spam filters will bounce your email). Expect a response email within 48-72hrs.
  • 3. Accidental cover gives you peace of mind and covers repair or replacement up to a total value of $200 for the original warranty period of 2 years. Excluding water damage which is not covered - keep your device dry and safe.
  • 4. Contact ZTE Australia directly by email or on 1300 789 475 to make any claim.
$49.95 2 Years Accidental Cover

Other Accessories - Yet to be confirmed

Screen Protector

Screen Protector to suit the AXON 7 Mini is planned to be available after the device is launched.

Flip Case

A Flip Case to suit the AXON 7 Mini is planned to be available after the device is launched.

AC Charger - Quick Charge 2/3

AXON7 QCQuick Charge 2/3 AC charger to suit the AXON 7 & AXON 7 Mini.

$39.00 inc GST

Axon 7 Mini Wired Headset

AXON 7 Mini Wired Headset to suit the AXON 7 Mini is planned to be available after the device is launched.

Type C USB Cable

AXON7 USB cableZTE Original AXON 7 Mini Type 3 USB cable.

$18.95 inc GST

Where to Buy

Purchase the Australian AXON 7 Mini from JB Hi-Fi from the 16th of January

JB Hi-Fi logo

JB Hi-Fi The AXON 7 Mini is available from JB Hi-Fi nation wide in Australia in both colours. Head in and ask the JB Hi-Fi staff about it.


Download file Version Released

User Guide in PDF format is being worked on for Australian use.

Warranty Card (PDF)