US pre-orders for the ZTE Axon 7 Mini have officially begun. The unlocked phone is available from several retailers for the price of $299.98. While an official release date for the phone in the US has not yet been announced, the device was previously launched in some European markets for €299.
ZTE says that the Axon 7 Mini will come in Ion Gold as an exclusive to Best Buy stores for the first 60 days. The Platinum Gray color version is available from several retailers, including Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, NewEgg and ZTE’s own online store.
The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is being marketed, unsurprisingly, as a smaller 5.2-inch version of the larger 5.5-inch Axon 7. The Mini has an 1920×1080 AMOLED display, and inside there’s an Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It also includes a microSD card slot to add more storage to the phone up to 128GB.
The Axon 7 Mini has a 16 megapixel rear camera, an 8MP front-facing camera, a non-removable 2705mAh battery and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. The all-metal body also features dual front facing speakers.
At the moment, it looks like the pre-order links for the third-party retailers are still in the process of rolling out but it is currently live on ZTE’s online store. Are you planning to jump in and get this latest unlocked smartphone from ZTE?