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ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra

Informr score
The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra currently has an Informr score of 8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 15 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
3 GHz
3 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
64+ MP, f/1.6
64+ MP, f/1.6
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Axon 40 ultra is ZTE's current flagship phone and represents a compelling overall package at its official price of 829 euros (US$799). Its strong points include the AMOLED panel that is capable of 120 Hz refresh rate and 360 Hz touch sampling rate. This makes the smartphone extremely responsive....

- Manuel Masiero, Notebookcheck
Android Headlines
Android Headlines

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra gets a lot of things right. Stellar hardware design, uninterrupted and curved 6.8-inch AMOLED display, a large 5,000 mAh battery, loud stereo speakers, and great rear cameras. Not to mention USA availability and out-of-the-box 5G support. In addition, it has a clean software ex...

- H Ranpura, Android Headlines
Android Central
Android Central

It's sleek, it's upscale, it's fast. The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra packs some powerful hardware, kept in check by a dedicated cooling system. You'll enjoy that edge-to-edge 120Hz AMOLED panel with an invisible front camera under the screen. Weirdly, it also skips some of the most popular features that defin...

- Namerah Saud Fatmi, Android Central

Priced at $799, the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra has quite a bit of competition, especially from more mainstream brands such as Samsung. But overall, it is a solid performer with clean-looking software and near-stock Android experience. The curved display is excellent if you watch a lot of videos and play a lo...

- Tyler Lee, Phandroid
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra can hold its own against the Galaxy S22 and Pixel 6 when it comes to price, display and rear cameras. The under-display camera needs work, but overall the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is a compelling flagship alternative

- Richard Priday, Tom's Guide

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

ZTE Axon 40 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 $799.00. You can compare Axon 40 Ultra prices from around the web here on The Informr.

ZTE backs up the Axon 40 Ultra with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Axon 40 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 40 Ultra's screen size is 6.8 inches with 1116 x 2480 pixels resolution.

3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 12 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 useful for video chat and self portraits.

128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Axon 40 Ultra Specs

Release Date June 21, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 12

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Processor Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
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/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.6
64+ Megapixels, f/3.5, Periscope Telephoto
64+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Ultrawide
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Image stabilization, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
8K (7680 × 4320 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels, f/2
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1116 x 2480 pixels
Pixel Density 400 pixels
Size 6.8 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, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Up to 65 W
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Gold
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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