ZTE Axon 20 5G brings under-display cameras to the mainstream audience

ZTE Axon 20 5G Price Nepal
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ZTE has beaten other smartphone brands in the race to launch the first commercial device with an under-display camera. ZTE Axon 20 5G is the name that will go down in history as the first device to boast this feature. Let’s learn more about the specs, features, expected price, and availability of ZTE Axon 20 5G in Nepal.

ZTE Axon 20 5G Overview

Let’s start with the feature that everyone is talking about. Under-display cameras are not entirely a new thing. Numerous smartphone brands are working on their version of the tech and some of them have even launched working prototypes. However, with issues related to pixels and camera performance they never made it to the market.

Under-Display Selfie camera

ZTE Axon 20 5G under display camera

The 32MP under-display camera in the ZTE Axon 20 5G makes use of five different technologies. First is the high transparency material for the panel. The micron-level material makes sure that the display allows enough light to pass through it. It solves the performance issue that the earlier prototypes were facing. It is further aided by ZTE’s new selfie algorithm that refines the pictures taken. Similarly, the dual-control drive and drive circuit work together to solve the problems related to colors and synchronization. ZTE has used a special pixel matrix to make the pixels look uniform throughout the panel.

Design and Display

ZTE Axon 20 5G color options

Expect for the under-display camera, ZTE Axon 20 5G does not look any different to other devices available in the market. It comes with a 6.92-inch Full Display OLED panel with FHD+ resolution. It has a tall aspect ratio of 20.5:9. Following the recent trend in the smartphone industry, ZTE has included a 90Hz panel aided by a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The panel covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and has support for 10-bit color depth.

At the back, the smartphone comes with a 3D glass panel with a nano-level texture. it also houses the rectangular camera bump. Overall the body weighs 198 grams and has a slim body of 7.98mm.


ZTE Axon 20 5G is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G. The 7nm processor comes with an integrated modem for 5G connectivity. The phone comes features a 360-degree surround antenna setup with PDS antennas. Users will be able to switch between 5G and Wi-Fi according to their needs. The AI performance engine in the device supports pre-loading of application, fragment processing, and F2FS file system.

The cooling system in the Axon 20 5G consists of three major components. It includes liquid cooling circulation, carbon nanofiber thermal pad, and graphite layers.

Rear Cameras

ZTE Axon 20 5G camera setup

The quad-camera setup on the back is led by a 64MP primary camera. It has an aperture of f/1.8. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera that offers up to 120-degree of Field of View. The setup is completed by two additional 2MP dedicated sensors for portraits and macro photography, respectively. The rear camera setup is capable of recording 4K videos at 60fps. Similarly, it comes with dedicated vlog shooting and movie mode. Other features include real-time HDR for Video and Speech subtitles.

Rest of the specs

The 4220mAh battery on the Axon 20 5G supports 30W Quick Charge 4+ fast charging. Similarly, ZTE has included a 5G smart power-saving feature for better efficiency. It supports DTS:X Ultra for a better sound experience. The device ships with MiFavor 1.5 bases on Android 10. This new version of ZTE’s Android skin comes with a new game assistant and smart screen case features.

ZTE Axon 20 5G Specifications:

  • Design: 3D Glass back Cover with nano-level textures
  • Dimension: 172.1 x 77.9 x 7.98mm; 198 g
  • Display: 6.92″ OLED panel; 100% DCI-P3; 10-bit color depth; 90Hz refresh rate; 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Resolution: FHD+ (1080 x 2460) pixels
  • Rear Camera: Quad, 64MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture & PDAF + 8 MP ultra-wide lens+ 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro sensor
  • Front Camera: 32MP under-display camera
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G; 7nm
  • GPU: Adreno 620
  • RAM: 6/8GB LPDDR4x
  • Storage: 128/256GB UFS 2.1 (expandable up to 2TB)
  • Audio: DTS:X Ultra
  • Battery: 4220 mAh, 30W Quick Charging 4+
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), light sensor (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, compass

ZTE Axon 20 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

ZTE Axon 20 5G will go on sale in China with a starting price of 2,198 Yuan for the 6/128 variant. If it arrives in Nepal, we expect the price of ZTE Axon 20 5G to start at NPR 38,000.

Smartphone Model

Price in China

Price in Nepal (Expected)

ZTE Axon 20 5G (6/128GB)

2,198 Yuan

NPR 38,000

ZTE Axon 20 5G (8/128GB)

2,498 Yuan

NPR 43,000

ZTE Axon 20 5G (8/256GB)

2,798 Yuan

NPR 48,000

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