Tuesday, February 7, 2017
ZTE Axon 7 is the Cheapest Google Daydream VR-ready smartphone
ZTE, a China based tech company has announced that Android Nougat and Google’s Daydream virtual reality (VR) platform are now available for its flagship Axon 7 handset.
The ZTE Axon 7 smartphone features a 5.5 inch QHD AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. This smartphone sells just for $400 or even less, which makes it very affordable for a smartphone with those specs. (ZTE Axon 7 Unlocked Smartphone,64GB Ion Gold (US Warranty) $393.00 )
Before you have to shell out over $600 for a Google Pixel or Moto Z handset if you want to experience Google's Daydream, you on top of that you'll need to buy a VR headset which cost around $80.
The company said the ZTE Axon 7 which is a mid-range smartphone will be able to play Google's Daydream once you download the software update that will ulso update it to Android 7.0 Nougat.
Other Daydream-ready phones include Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL, the Motorola Z, and the upcoming Aaus Zenfone AR and Huawei Mate 9 Pro. Still ZTE’s Axon 7 at $400 is the cheapest of them all.