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ZTE Axon 30 Ultra

Informr score
The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 25 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
64+ MP, f/1.6

What the Critics Are Saying...


The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G’s strongest points are its control of artifacts and its smoothness when gaming and browsing the web, but its overall display performance is hampered by poor color reproduction characterized by a very strong pink cast.

- Lynn Anderson, DxOMark

For those seeking a smartphone with great qualities as a recording device, the Axon 30 Ultra is not a good fit.  The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra performs adequately in playback, however, and even excels in the arena of artifacts. Its scores in timbre, dynamics, and volume reflect the fact that this smartphone...

- Chris Welsch, DxOMark

With an overall score of 107, the ZTE Axon 30 Ultra offers significant improvement over its predecessor, the Axon 20 5G. This was especially true in our Photo and Zoom categories, where the device’s flagship processor and quad-camera delivered very good performance. The inclusion of OIS on the main...

- Paul Carroll, DxOMark
PC Magazine

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra looks great and performs like a champ, but the phone’s spotty connectivity combined with ZTE’s uncertain future makes it a hard sell.

- Steven Winkelman, PC Magazine

In general, the Axon 30 Ultra was overly positive for me, and was a breath of fresh air in the flagship landscape. While the phone has weaknesses, it’s priced quite fairly, so it makes me look forward to ZTE’s next iteration.

- Andrei Frumusanu, AnandTech

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. ZTE's suggested retail price is $750.00. You can compare Axon 30 Ultra prices from around the web here on The Informr.

ZTE backs up the Axon 30 Ultra with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Axon 30 Ultra has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact ZTE support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find ZTE's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra's screen size is 6.67 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ MP, f/1.6 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

256/1000 GB

Internal memory is 256/1000 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4600 mAh battery.

Axon 30 Ultra Specs

Release Date May 30, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 256/1000 GB
RAM 8/12/16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.6
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (64 MP, F1.9), 3rd camera feature (8 MP, F3.4, Periscope telephoto), 4th camera feature (64 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
8K (7680 × 4320 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 395 pixels
Size 6.67 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 144Hz refresh rate, Corning gorilla glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4600 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Black, White, Blue, Light Brown
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.153 x 7.296 x 0.8 cm (6.4 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 188 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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