ZTE has unveiled its second generation of sub-screen camera. And it does it in the form of a smartphone: the ZTE Axon 30 5G is official, for now in China. Attractive design, personality for the back side, total cleanliness for the front side and with the hardware enhancing Snapdragon 870.

So far we have seen different ways to profit from the front. “Notch”, motorized cameras, holes in the panel to house the front camera … And a solution that the previous ZTE Axon 20 showed: a hole covered by a second screen. What do you need to take a selfie? The mobile turns off the secondary screen to let light through, the same mechanism used by the ZTE Axon 30 5G. This is how the new mobile is presented.

ZTE Axon 30 5G tech. Sheet



6.92 inch OLED
FullHD + resolution (2,460 x 1,080 pixels)
Refresh rate: 120 Hz
Ratio 20.5: 9
Sampling rate: 360 Hz


Snapdragon 870G
GPU Adreno 650


6/8/12 GB


128/256 GB


64 megapixel main
8 megapixel 120º wide angle
2 megapixel depth camera
5 megapixel macro camera


Under the screen
16 megapixels


4,200 mAh
55W fast charge


Android 11 with MyOS 11


USB type C
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1


Sub-screen camera
Fingerprint reader under the screen


170.2 x 77.8 7.8 mm
189 grams


From 290 euros to change

More resolution for the secondary panel and more power for the processor

The ZTE Axon 30 5G represents an evolution in many respects: from the design of the phone to the key through the hardware, its processor. The new mobile maintains 5G as maximum connectivity; upgrade the SoC to the Snapdragon 870G, a processor with great power and high graphics capabilities. This is accompanied by up to 12 GB of RAM and a maximum of 256 GB of storage.

The screen is one of the most important pieces of hardware, even more so than the processor. In fact, the ZTE Axon 30 5G has two screens: the main one, 120 HZ AMOLED and 6.92 inch AMOLED; and the secondary, with a pixel density of 400 dpi and covering the cutout made for the front camera. This combination ensures that the front camera is not visible when the phone is in use.

The improved secondary screen density means greater clarity in this area compared to its predecessor, the ZTE Axon 20. And without the rear cameras changing excessively, beyond the module’s current impact. photographic: the ZTE Axon 30 It has a quadruple rear camera with a main sensor of 64 megapixels.

The wide-angle camera offers 8 megapixels and is accompanied by a macro camera (5 megapixels) and a fourth sensor aimed at obtaining depth (2 megapixels). The front camera under the panel offers 16 megapixels for the maximum size of your photos.

The battery of the ZTE Axon 30 5G remains at 4,200 mAh. It offers 55 W fast charging, has Androi 11 and its custom layer is MyOS, also in version 11.

ZTE Axon 30 5G price and availability

The mobile was presented in China and will begin distribution there first. ZTE has confirmed that it will present the international version during the first half of August without us knowing the prices the phone will have in European lands. We know the cost of the ZTE Axon 30 for China, as well as its correspondence in euros (the official cost in Europe is surely higher):

ZTE Axon 30 6/128 GB: 2,198 yuan, or about 290 euros. ZTE Axon 30 8/128 GB: 2,498 yuan, around 330 euros. ZTE Axon 30 8/256 GB: 2,798 yuan, around 3,700 euros. ZTE Axon 30 12/256 GB: 3,098 yuan, around 400 euros.