China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have officially issued commercial 5G licenses to mobile operators in China. As per the report, ZTE works closely with three carriers who will carry ZTE’s Axon 10 Pro 5G to be used on these networks including: China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicorn.
The report also cited a release timeframe sometime in July. The ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G was first announced back at the MWC and has since become available in key 5G market throughout Europe.
Jeff Yee presenting the Axon 10 Pro 5G at the 2019 MWC ZTE event
Pricing for the 5G variant has not yet been revealed for the Chinese market. For reference, the 5G Axon 10 Pro costs €899 in Finland, but we expect a lower price for China.
The ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G is identical to the 4G LTE variant of the phone except for the added 5G connectivity support. The phone has a large 6.47-inch screen and is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery. There’s a Snapdragon 855 on-board and up to 12GB of RAM. Above the display is a 20MP selfie camera and a triple camera setup around back is made up of a 48MP main camera, a 20MP wide, and an 8MP telephoto camera.