From superb Spotify to remarkable recording, the ZTE Axon 7 is your ultimate audio ally

Hear the Difference with Axon 7

The audio quality of the ZTE Axon 7 is exceptional, removing the need for a separate Bluetooth speaker. For anything to do with sound, the ZTE Axon 7 is simply remarkable. This holds true whether we're talking about its stylish earbuds, built-in speakers, or even its sound quality while you're talking on the phone, listening to music, playing video games, watching movies or streaming any kind of video.

An unparalleled audio experience

Let's talk through how the Axon 7 can really make your sonic experience better every day. Firstly, it's the perfect phone for keeping you entertained whenever you need – it uses Pure Sound 1.0, which is underpinned by ZTE's powerful research into incredible audio performance on a smartphone, combining powerful codecs and DACs into its handsets to offer sound quality most other phones could never match.

The Pure Sound 1.0 name encapsulates the Axon 7 audio's many sound-related features. These include dual dedicated Hi-Fi processor sound, large front-facing stereo speakers that are symmetrically placed, power amplification enhanced with Smart PA playback to ensure sound is optimized to project without damaging speakers, Dolby Atmos 7.1 surround sound effects, and professional sound parameter tuning from the Golden Ears conservatory of music group.

So whether you're taking in a movie or playing games, you'll feel the sound wrapping around you in the same way as a real sound system – all from your handset. One key to this: Dolby Atmos, the next-gen sound quality that takes surround sound to another level, is simply awesome on a phone. ZTE's Hi-Fi quality sound is delivered from two dedicated audio chips from AKM – those chips can be found in premium Hi-Fi players, receivers and recorders – making every sonic tremor emitted and received by the Axon 7 sound as exceptional as possible.

If you're going earbuds free, then the front-facing stereo speakers on the ZTE Axon 7 will give you clear, crisp and rich sound, meaning you can throw on some tunes when cooking or DJ a picnic for friends without the need to connect to an external Bluetooth speaker.

Capture my sound, phone!

But we know that phones aren't just a one-function piece of technology – while they're great for being used at play, they're excellent work tools as well.

If you've ever tried to record a voice in a busy conference call, it's hard to overstate the brilliance of being able to zero in on a colleague's words when playing back the recording – but that's just the kind of brilliance you can expect from the ZTE Axon 7.

With a dual built-in microphone that can record and pull in sound from up to eight metres away, you'll get some amazing audio performance. In fact, one of the most impressive parts of the Axon 7's recording performance is the directional recording thanks to its 360-degree reception with noise cancellation technology. That means no matter where the sound is coming from, the Axon 7 can simply guide the recording toward whoever's speaking, pulling in high-quality sound while minimizing the ambient noise from the surroundings to get the best Hi-Fi audio recording quality possible.

With immersive sound playback in any scenario and exceptional audio recording capabilities, the ZTE Axon 7 truly redefines the flagship smartphone audio experience. Guess that's enough said, time to hear it for yourself.