The mid-range smartphone, priced at $400, is now the cheapest smartphone capable of running Daydream VR after the Android Nougat update, which it started receiving Tuesday. "Also, with Daydream certification, consumers are now able to have an immersive VR experience at a price they can afford when paired with the Daydream View headset", said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA.
Big news for the ZTE Axon 7 today, as it's getting a major update with some big new features.
The release of Android N provides Axon 7 users with the ability to personalize the device like never before.
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Since the Axon 7 launched in the U.S.in July 2016, members of Z-Community have helped provide insight into what consumers want to see updated in the device. Talking about the cameras, the ZTE Axon 7 sports a 20-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front snapper for selfies. ZTE's midrange phone runs on a respectable Snapdragon 820 processor. Additional features such as sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and the Gyroscope. These featured are available to Axon 7 owners thanks to a new partnership with Hiya. Users will also be allowed to block unwanted numbers.
In addition to gaining Daydream, Axon 7 users gain other advantages of Android Nougat such as split-screen apps, better battery life management, and more emojis.
The VR headset is now selling at Google Store for only $49, which is $30 cheaper than its regular price of $79.