ZTE’s Axon brand already launched in China and the US and by the end of the month it will be made available worldwide with the ZTE Axon Elite leading the way. The initial release will concentrate on Europe and will go through eBay.
As from September 24 the smartphone will be available in countries like France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK for €420 and £300 respectively. Soon after that ZTE will open up a more traditional retail channel in partnership with MediaMarkt retail chain in Germany. Brick-and-mortar availability will expand to Spain and France later on.
Talking about more plans, the ZTE Axon Elite will add more stamps to its visa: Turkey, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Russia and the Philippines. Prices has not been unvieled yet, but they should follow local conversion rates and taxes.
Talking about specs, the ZTE Axon Elite features a 13MP for photos, MP for depth effects), three-fold biometric security (fingerprint, voice and eye scanning), 5.5″ 1080p screen and Snapdragon 810 chipset.
Note that this is different from the Axon Pro that’s sold in the US. The major differences are the Pro model has a QHD screen, but lacks the biometric authentication methods.