ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Technical data and benchmarks

Device

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra was released in Q2/2022 at a price of 949 USD and is available in the colors Black.

Colours: Black
Price from: 949 $
Release date: Q2/2022

Processor

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. This processor was published in Q1/2022 and is manufactured with a structure width of 4 nm. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has 8 CPU cores and the maximum frequency is about 3.00 GHz.

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Core count: 8
Core A: 1x Kryo Prime @ 3.00 GHz
Core B: 3x Kryo Gold @ 2.50 GHz
Core C: 4x Kryo Silver @ 1.80 GHz
Structure: 4 nm
Release date: Q1/2022

Graphic card

The processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 installed in the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is equipped with the internal graphics unit Qualcomm Adreno 730. This iGPU was released in Q1/2022 and is manufactured in a structure width of 4 nm.

Name: Qualcomm Adreno 730
Frequency: 0.90 Ghz
Structure: 4 nm
Release date: Q1/2022

Memory

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is equipped with 8 - 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM.

Memory Size: 8 - 12 GB
Memory Type: LPDDR5
Memory Bandwith: 21 - 51 GB/s

Storage

The internal storage (type UFS 3.1) of the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is about 128 - 256 Gigabytes.

Size: 128 - 256 GB
Interface: UFS 3.1
Max. speed: 2,900 MB/s
Card reader: --

Display

The size of the main screen of the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is about 6.8 inches. The resolution of the screen is 2400x1116 pixels and the maximum refresh rate is 120 Hz.

Size: 6.8 inch
Technology: AMOLED
Resolution: 2400x1116
Refresh rate: 120 Hz
Pixel density: 389 ppi
Ratio: 19.4:9
Always-On-Display: Yes
Max. Brightness
Manufacturer: --
test: 710 nits
Manufacturer HDR: --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 5,000 mAh is built into the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra. The battery can be charged with a maximum of 65 W and the battery life is, in practice, 14 - 32 hours.

Type: Lithium-Ion
Capacity: 5,000 mAh
Battery life (Real life): 14 - 32 h
Exchangeable: No
Charging
Cable: 65 W
Wireless: --
Reverse-Wireless: --

Camera

The main camera of the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra has a resolution of 64.0 MP and the front camera has a resolution of 16.0 MP. The maximum video resolution of the main camera is 4320p @ 30 fps and that of the front camera is 1080p @ 60 fps.

Back camera: 64.0 MP, 4320p @ 30 fps
Front camera: 16.0 MP, 1080p @ 60 fps
Additional cameras: 64 MP (Ultra-Wide)
64 MP (Tele)

Ports

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is equipped with a USB-C (3.1) port for charging and for data transfers.

Main connector: USB-C (3.1)
Other Ports: --

Network

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra supports the cellular standard 5G and also 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E) and Bluetooth 5.2.

Cellular: 5G
Wireless LAN: 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2
NFC: Yes
Dual SIM: Yes
eSIM: No

Dimensions

The smartphone is 163 mm high, 74 mm wide and 8 mm thick. The weight of the ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is 204 g.

Height: 163 mm
Width: 74 mm
Depth: 8 mm
Weight: 204 g

Additional data

The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra will be delivered with Android 12 and has the following security features: Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor.

Operating system: Android 12
Security features: Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor
IP Protection: --
Military Standard: --
Part-no: --

Benchmark results

AnTuTu 9 - Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro
Apple A16 Bionic
947,502
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max
Apple A16 Bionic
947,502
Apple iPhone 15
Apple A16 Bionic
947,502
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
938,649
Nothing phone (2)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
935,477
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
921,497
Huawei Mate 50 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
918,700
View all AnTuTu 9 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

Xiaomi 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,227
Honor Magic4 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,218
Nubia Z40 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,211
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,207
Microsoft Surface Duo 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
1,204
Oppo Find X6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,196
Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,184
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

ASUS ROG Phone 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
3,437
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
3,434
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,432
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,429
Apple iPhone 11 Pro 5.8"
Apple A13 Bionic
3,429
Apple iPhone 11 6.1"
Apple A13 Bionic
3,429
Apple iPhone SE 2nd Gen 4.7"
Apple A13 Bionic
3,429
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Samsung Exynos 2100
1,334
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos)
Samsung Exynos 2100
1,334
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
Samsung Exynos 2100
1,334
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,322
Nubia RedMagic 7 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,322
Samsung Galaxy S22+ (Snapdragon)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,322
Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
1,322
View all Geekbench 6 benchmark results



Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.

Realme GT Neo 3 (150W)
MediaTek Dimensity 8100
3,521
Xiaomi Poco X4 GT
MediaTek Dimensity 8100
3,521
Google Pixel Fold
Google Tensor G2
3,519
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,490
Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,490
Nubia RedMagic 7 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,490
Sony Xperia 1 IV
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
3,490
View all Geekbench 6 benchmark results



3DMark - Wild Life Extreme



Vivo X Note
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,583
Xiaomi 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,583
Vivo X80 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,572
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,534
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,493
Apple iPhone 13 6.1"
Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU)
2,481
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Snapdragon)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
2,437
View all 3DMark benchmark results



PCMark Benchmark - PCMark Work 3.0



Honor Magic4 Lite 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
10,894
Oppo Find X5 Lite
MediaTek Dimensity 900
10,884
Nothing Phone (2a)
MediaTek Dimensity 7200
10,821
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
10,786
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
10,769
HTC Desire 22 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
10,694
OnePlus Nord 2T 5G
MediaTek Dimensity 1300
10,685
View all PCMark Benchmark benchmark results



More benchmarks for
ZTE Axon 40 Ultra

In order to find out the actual speed of a smartphone, so-called benchmarks are carried out in addition to practical tests. This is software or apps that measure the performance of a smartphone and compare the time it takes.

The currently best-known benchmarks for smartphones are Geekbench and AnTuTu. Geekbench measures the CPU performance (i.e. the performance of the smartphone processor), while AnTuTu measures the performance of the smartphone’s graphics card in addition to the processor performance. The graphics performance is of particular interest to you if you like to play games with your smartphone.

We currently use the following benchmarks in detail in our smartphone comparison:

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