ZTE Axon 7 Receives MiFavor 5.2 Update, Brings Android 8.0 Oreo

by Habeeb Onawole 0

ZTE didn’t release a successor to the Axon 7 in 2017, instead we got the foldable Axon M. A few weeks ago, the company began rolling out a beta Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Axon 7 in the US only for it to announce a stable Oreo update in China yesterday.

Axon 7

The update comes as an upgrade to MiFavor 5.2 – the latest version of ZTE’s custom user interface. The update brings a new interface, a smoother and faster system, in addition to all the goodies of Android 8.0 Oreo.

To check for the update, head to System Update under Phone Settings and tap the three-dot button to check if its available.

The Axon 7 was announced in May, 2016. It ran Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box but got an update to Android Nougat in March, 2017.

ZTE Axon 7 Android Oreo

Other than the aging Snapdragon 820 processor, the Axon 7 is still a capable device. It has a 5.5-inches 2K AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 on top. There is 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB of expandable storage.

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For optics, it wields a 20MP rear camera and an 8MP front facing camera. It also packs a 3250mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0 via a USB-C port, a 3.5mm audio jack, front facing stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

The Axon 7 will not be succeeded by the Axon 8 but by the Axon 9 according to ZTE’s CEO.

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