Published: Thu, February 09, 2017
Technology | By Ramiro Moody

ZTE Axon 7 Receives Android 7.0 Nougat, Support for Daydream Available

The ZTE Axon 7 is a new Android smartphone.

Owners of the ZTE Axon 7 smartphone rejoice, as today is announcing itself to be a very good day for you. Just download the Android 7.0 Nougat software update to your handset, and it will automatically be VR-ready. Users will still need to purchase a Daydream View headset, which is now on sale for $50.

As one of the first companies to support Daydream, Google's platform for high quality, mobile virtual reality, the Axon 7 is now Daydream-ready. Others members of this select club are the Pixels, the Moto Z, ASUS ZenFone AR and Huawei's Mate 9 Pro and Mate 9 Porsche Design.

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Apart from Daydream View support, ZTE Axon 7 specs include a 5.5-inch 2K display, 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard memory, a 1.6-GHz quad-core processor, 20-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front camera and a 3250 mAh battery.

Axon 7 users will be able to identify unsolicited spam and scam calls, eliminating the fear and annoyance of answering or ignoring a call. Users will also be allowed to block unwanted numbers. The Axon 7 will now offer Hiya's services at the system level, instead of requiring users install a third-party application as is typically the case.

The Android 7.0 Nougat update is expected to bring new features and updates including new Doze mode, multi-window feature, enhanced notification, and more. If you already own a unit, then now is definitely the best time to own Google's Daydream headset as well.

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