ZTE Axon 7 now getting Nougat update and Daydream support

Included in the update are goodies like the ability to run two apps simultaneously, new emojis, improved Doze mode for battery saving, and more.

ZTE is done baking the Nougat update for the Axon 7, and now, will begin shipping it across the globe.

If you've picked up a ZTE Axon 7 to use on T-Mobile, you'll be pleased to learn that a major update is now making its way to your device.

Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, and OnePlus also get their device upgraded to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat together with the security patch from Android. Daydream, Google's new, higher-end virtual reality platform (now paired with their own headset), is only fully compatible with phones running Android 7.0, which means ZTE's claim was an implicit promise of an update - one they're making good on. The other handsets in the lineup are Google Pixel, Motorola Moto Z, Huawei Mate 9 Pro, and Asus ZenFone AR.

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Most smartphones today already have caller ID but ZTE has partnered with Hiya to add call blocking, spam detection, and caller identification.

"The rise of robocalls is staggering, with more than 10 billion of these calls made to USA phones in 2016 alone, and complaints to the FTC up almost 30 percent since a year ago", says CEO and founder of Hiya, Alex Algard. Users will also be allowed to block unwanted numbers.

This makes ZTE the first mobile manufacturer to provide free caller ID and spam protection for consumers in the U.S. to protect themselves from unwanted callers the moment they turn on their device.

Axon 7 2017U is Now Daydream Ready!.

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