ZTE Axon 8 appears on GFXBench with 4GB RAM


A mystery smartphone bearing the code name ZTE A2018 appeared recently in the GFXBench database, providing some impressive yet-mid range specs. The device is rumored to be the upcoming ZTE Axon 8 model, and according to its listing, it’s equipped with a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage space, in addition to featuring a 5.5-inch QHD display panel with a resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixels!

ZTE Axon 8

The GFXBench listing also reveals that the alleged ZTE Axon 8 will be equipped with an an 8-megapixel front sensor, a dual camera on its back, with 20MP+12MP lenses – not confirmed yet and a fingerprint reader located on its rear side.

We have no more information on this mystery model, but given the fact that last year’s ZTE Axon 7 was unveiled in May 2016, then we can only wait for its successor to make an official appearance soon.

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10 Comments

  1. GoldenBoy
    June 7, 2017

    820…android 6.0.1…oooook shelf!

  2. Fandi1303
    June 7, 2017

    very old

  3. David Košič
    June 8, 2017

    Isn’t this exactly the axon 7 ?

  4. Roland
    June 8, 2017

    This is not the Axon 7. This is the Axon 7s (Just look at the rear of the Axon 7s, where it even says A2018). Move along, nothing new to see here.

  5. Karly Johnston
    June 8, 2017

    That is the Chinese model of the Axon 7.?

  6. first last
    June 8, 2017

    I was going to say why the f*** would they release a phone with an 820 in 2017. ?

  7. Markg
    June 8, 2017

    I own the Axon 7 . If this is the Axon 8 ?
    It’s time to move on and buy the OnePlus 5 in few weeks !

  8. David Jones II
    June 8, 2017

    Why do they do this to us? Only 4g of RAM, 6g is what it needs. Said nothing about the audio, low end Snapdragon processor. I really like my Axon 7 with 6g of RAM, Best phone ever and sounds incredible!!

  9. Michael Ireland
    June 8, 2017

    This is definitely not the Axon 8. Probably a prototyping handset testing the new camera or something.

    • Jay
      June 9, 2017

      Absolutely. They already used the 820 in the Axon 7 and 7s models. It’d be like going around a circle.

      The specs mentioned look closer to the China only Axon 7s variant. Maybe, they’re merely making it international, with some cosmetic changes.