ZTE Axon 30 5G with Snapdragon 870 5G and Under-Display Selfie Camera, Launched in China


    • ZTE launched ZTE Axon 30 5G on 27th July 2021
    • The smartphone features UD (Under-Display) front camera
    • The expected starting price of ZTE Axon 30 5G in Nepal is NPR 45,000 for the base variant of 6/128 GB

    ZTE, on 27th July 2021, launched a new 5G smartphone as ZTE Axon 30 5G in China. It is the successor to the ZTE Axon 20 5G. ZTE is also planning to make a comeback in the Nepalese smartphone market by launching smartphones like ZTE Axon 30 Ultra, ZTE Blade A51, and ZTE Blade A71. And we are hopeful about the launch of ZTE Axon 30 5G in Nepal as well.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G has a starting price of CNY 2,198 in China, which is around NPR 40,383. The possible price of ZTE Axon 30 5G in Nepal is NPR 45,000 for the base variant of the 6/128 GB variant, NPR 50,000 for the 8/128 GB variant, NPR 56,000 for the 8/256 GB variant, and NPR 62,000 for the higher model of 12/256 GB.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G Overview

    ZTE Axon 30 5G has improved features from its previous generation. It has an under-display front camera, which is very rare in the smartphones. 

    Design and Build Quality

    ZTE Axon 30 5G sports a 6.92 inches OLED display. It offers a screen-to-body ratio of 85.9% and is always on display. Likewise, the resolution of the smartphone is 1080 x 2460 pixels. It produces 16 million colors. The display packs a refresh rate of 120 Hz.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G Design and Build Quality
    Design and Build Quality

    An exciting feature of the smartphone is its under-display front camera. The display above the camera has higher transparency cathodes. The smartphone has also doubled the PPI count above the front camera module to 400 PPI, 200 PPI in the previous generation.

    The camera on the rear features an iconic LABEL design. The rear shell is made of 3D composite polymer material; it has a nano-level glow texture.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G flaunts a 7-layer structure, including a new UDC Pro screen display chip, higher transmittance materials, and an ACE circuit arrangement. According to ZTE, this structure gets enough light for the camera sensor to produce improved image clarity. Furthermore, it has three special processing technologies. The smartphone is also TUV, SGS, and UL certified for eye protection.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G also has an under-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. It works fast and accurately. The smartphone weighs 189 grams and is available in two colors: Black and Aqua


    ZTE Axon 30 5G gets its processing power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G; the processor is built on a 7 nm manufacturing process. Similarly, it is an octa-core processor with 1x Kryo 585 clocking at 3.2 GHz, 3x Kryo 585 with a clocking speed of up to 2.42 GHz, and  4x Kryo 585 having a clocking speed of 1.80 GHz. It has an Adreno 650 for graphics handling. A plethora of storage combinations are available in the ZTE Axon 30 5G. The memory options are 6/128 GB, 8/128 GB, 8/256 GB, and 12/256 GB.

    The smartphone adopts self-developed memory fusion technology; it uses the free storage space to expand the running memory by up to 5 GB.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G boots on Android 11 on top of MyOS 11 out of the box.


    ZTE Axon 30 5G has an AI quad-camera setup with a primary camera, ultra-wide camera, macro lens, and depth camera. The main camera of the smartphone features a 64 MP Sony IMX682 sensor with an f/1.8 lens. Likewise, the ultra-wide camera has an 8 MP sensor with an f/2.2 lens; it has a 120-degree field of view. The macro camera of the smartphone is a 5 MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. And finally, the depth sensor is 2 MP with the lens of f/2.4.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G Camera

    The video resolution supported by the rear camera is 4K at 30/60 fps and 1080p at 30fps. It also supports dual-way video stabilization for the primary camera. Likewise, the camera has dynamic, artistic, and multiple cool filming templates to help users film in various styles.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G flaunts a 16 MP selfie camera. The camera is interestingly placed under the display. Likewise, it has a lens with an aperture of f/2.0. The under-display selfie camera can record the video in 1080p at 30fps.


    A Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery fuels the ZTE Axon 30 5G. It supports 55W fast charging. Similarly, the triple ice cooling system, consisting of a large VC liquid cooling plate, graphene copper-based composite material, and high power thermal gel, guarantees continuous high performance.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G Specifications

    Dimensions170.2 mm x 77.8 mm x 7.8 mm i.e., (6.70 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
    Weight189 grams
    Display6.92 inches, OLED, 16 million colors
    1080 x 2460 pixels
    85.9 % screen-to-body ratio
    120 HZ refresh rate, 360 Hz touch sampling rate
    Always-on display
    OSAndroid 11, MyOS 11
    ChipsetQualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
    CPUOcta-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 + 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 + 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
    GPUAdreno 650
    RAM and Internal Storage6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
    8 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
    8 GB RAM with 256 GB storage
    12 GB RAM with 256 GB storage
    Main CameraQuad64 MP, f/1.8, primary sensor
    8 MP, f/2.2, 120-degree, ultra-wide sensor
    5 MP, f/2.4, macro lens
    2 MP, f/2.4, depth
    Video4K@30/60fps, 1080p @30fps
    Selfie CameraSingle16 MP, f/2.0, under display
    BatteryLi-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable
    55W fast charging
    USB Power Delivery
    SensorsFingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
    ColorsBlack, Aqua

    ZTE Axon 30 5G Expected Price in Nepal and Availability

    ZTE Axon 30 5G is already available for purchase in China at the starting price of CNY 2,198, around NPR 40,383. ZTE is planning for the global launch of the smartphone. Also, ZTE is teasing its comeback in Nepal. Hence, the expected price of ZTE Axon 30 5G in Nepal is NPR 45,000 for the 6/128 GB variant, NPR 50,000 for the 8/128 GB variant, NPR 56,000 for the 8/256 GB variant, and NPR 62,000 for the 12/256 GB variant.

    Apex Group Pvt. Ltd. is the new authorized distributor of ZTE devices in Nepal. You can purchase the smartphone from authorized resellers once it gets launched in Nepal.

    ZTE Axon 30 5G VariantsPrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected
    ZTE Axon 30 5G (6/128 GB)CNY 2,198NPR 45,000
    ZTE Axon 30 5G (8/128 GB)CNY 2,498NPR 50,000
    ZTE Axon 30 5G (8/256 GB)CNY 2,798NPR 56,000
    ZTE Axon 30 5G (12/256 GB)CNY 3,098NPR 62,000

    The other ZTE Axon 30 5G competitors in Nepal could be Samsung Galaxy A72, OPPO F19 Pro, and OnePlus Nord CE.

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    Akriti Pant
    Akriti is a content writer for Techsanchar. She covers tech related news and is a tech enthusiast. Being an IT Graduate, she loves to code and is passionate about STEM. She has been a part of the team since the beginning.

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