Enero 24, 2018

ZTE Axon M's Two Screens Support Three Unique Viewing Modes

19 Octubre 2017, 12:48 | Bibiana Flor

ZTE Axon M is the first dual-screen smartphone that actually looks decent

ZTE Axon M announced: AT&T exclusive dual screen smartphone functions in four modes

The Axon M is the first foldable smartphone with dual screens we've seen in years. Even though the display looks cleaner this way, the change is hardly innovative.

The smartphone standard is ripe for reinvention, and ZTE would like to take on that challenge with its new Axon M, a foldable smartphone sporting two screens. It will also be available to China, Europe, and Japan later. But then, it goes one step further by letting you combine both screens into one big-ass display, albeit with a not-so insignificant gap running down the middle.

So what is the phone about? ZTE, today, launched the Axon M that has two screens.

In terms of specifications, the ZTE Axon M sports two 5.2-inch (1080x1920) LCD displays with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Consumers can make phone calls, text, browse the web and more from one screen when folded, fitting easily into a pocket. Furthermore, nothing appears to be stopping users from activating Nougat's natively supported Multi-Window feature to use three or more apps in a manner that's much more convenient than what smaller smartphones allow if the Dual mode proves to be too limiting in some scenarios.

Both of the displays on the device are full HD in panels and boast of a pixel density of 428ppi.

The moment both screens are locked next to the other, they create a larger display.

Finally, there's a traditional mode, which enables to users to interact with the Axon M just like any other smartphone. It's 12.1mm thickness sounds chunky compared with devices like the iPhone X, at 7.7mm, but 12.1mm is actually slightly thinner than the old iPhone 3GS-a phone which no-one reasonable complained about when it came to device thickness. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a blazing-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There's a 20MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture that also doubles up as a selfie camera. The camera module comes with image stabilisation and PDAF.

Why should you be excited?

This smartphone has an interesting camera arrangement.

The trend for revolutionising the display of the smartphone has been the top priority for manufacturers since the last few years.

"In theory a foldable device provides a more tablet-like screen size yet remains pocketable like a phone", said IDC analyst Bryan Ma.

Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Trump: We can't aid Puerto Rico forever
Puerto Rico was already suffering from a lengthy recession and its government was beset with fiscal struggles to begin with. People have been trapped in their homes, debris blocking any attempt to escape. "So we are keeping them there".

Unprecedented star collision observed through light and gravitational waves
And somehow information about that change in gravity has to get from that object to the other objects that experience its gravity. Within hours, thousands of astronomers searched the sky , eventually spotting the explosive leftovers of the neutron star mashup.

Oculus redesigns the Rift interface for Touch and customization
One of the most compelling parts of Dash will be the ability to access any desktop application within the VR environment. By the end of 2017, Oculus Rift will have a brand new dashboard to help you navigate and customise your VR experience.

Microsoft tries again with troubled Surface Book line
Both models have a 3:2 aspect ratio, with resolutions of 3000×2000 and 3240×2160 - a pretty unusual decision on Microsoft's part. Surface Book 2 models come with Intel's eight-gen Core CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to NVIDIA GeForce 1060 graphics inside.

Latest Windows 10 update rolled out
Instead, Microsoft's aim is to keep supporting a mobile variant of Windows 10 and "push the boundaries of what is a PC", he said. Cortana has also gotten a slight boost, and is now capable of shutting down, resetting or putting your PC to sleep.

Antonio Conte rues Chelsea's 'thin' squad and ponders Álvaro Morata recall
It's those ones in between - too quick to take the praise and fast to shirk responsibility - that you need to worry about. The return of Morata will give surely give some relief to the manager Antonio Conte and the Chelsea fans.

40 killed in California wildfires — US
In Santa Rosa, which saw neighborhoods and swaths of land overrun with fire, a curfew remains in effect from 6:45 7:15 a.m. Republication, re-transmission or reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. "It shouldn't be a big deal".

Microsoft is Probably Dying as a Mobile Consumer Company
Still, the phone makes the list owing to it being a flagship Android phone that made the transition to Windows Phone just fine. That might lead you to believe that the subject of my previous column-a complete PC in a phone-will never happen now.

Napoli won't rest key players against Manchester City - Pep
Kevin De Bruyne is set to double his wages at Manchester City with a new deal after his impressive start to the new season. However, he may have to show a more disciplined performance if he is not to leave Napoli exposed in defence.

Huawei unveils new series of Mate smartphones with top processor
They also support Huawei's SuperCharge tech, which sounds just as fast and reliable as the charging tech on the P10 and P10 Plus . The Chinese smartphone maker also unveiled a Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 , which is priced at Euro 1,395 (roughly Rs 1,06,600).