ZTE Axon 7 which was launched in May 2016 is no longer in production, but the Chinese smartphone manufacturer will still be launching Oreo update for the device. The company confirmed that the update is just around the corner.
The company representatives said on the official EU forms that
We are announcing now that we are already developing Android 8 for the Axon 7
The smartphone was first preloaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, with an Android 7.1.1 Nougat upgrade coming later. This Android Oreo update is likely to be the last major upgrade for this product.
The ZTE Axon 7 featured a 5.5 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and 538 ppi density with protection from Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It was powered by a Quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. It offered 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage.
On the camera department, it offered 20 MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED dual-tone flash while containing a secondary 8 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera can shoot 2160p @30fps, 1080p @30/60fps, 720p @240fps videos. It was backed by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3250 mAh battery Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) support. It contained a rear fingerprint sensor on the rear and came with Dolby Atmos stereo speakers. It offered Ion Gold, Quartz Grey, Chromium Silver colour options and initially came with a price tag of Rs. 29648.