ZTE Axon 10s Pro is the world’s first phone powered by Snapdragon 865 chipset

Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 865 chipset two months ago and it was surmised that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 could be the first phone to be powered by the processor. It turns out that ZTE Axon 10s Pro is the world’s first phone to be powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset.

ZTE Axon 10S Pro is the world's first phone to be powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset
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Chinese manufacturer ZTE has launched quite a few smartphones but the Axon 10s Pro has features that rival other Android flagship devices. The devices also happen to be the world’s first phone to equip LPDDR5 RAM.

Coming to the specifications, the ZTE Axon 10s Pro sports a 6.4 inchES FHD+ curved AMOLED waterdrop notch display with that has an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and is paired with 6GB/12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 storage. As it features the Snapdragon 865, the Axon 10s Pro supports 5G as well as Wi-Fi 6. The phone will ship with Android 10 out of the box with the MiFavor 10 skin on top.

As for the camera, there’s a 20MP selfie shooter in the waterdrop notch. The rear of the phone has a triple-camera setup that includes the main 48MP sensor, 8MP telephoto lens, and a 20MP ultra-wide lens.

It also has a 4000mAh battery to keep all those components running throughout the day. It supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ standard. Other features include stereo speakers but the 3.5mm audio jack is absent here as well. The cost of the device is not known. We’ll keep you updated once we gather more information. Stay tuned.