The screen of your next smartphone will be antibacterial



The Chinese manufacturer ZTE launches this week a new technology developed by the American giant Corning that will protect smartphones screens of germs and bacteria.

The ZTE Axon is called, will be the first smartphone to ship the new antibacterial glass developed by Corning, which produces most of the protective lenses for smartphones.

Presented for the first time in early 2014, the antibacterial glass Corning is expected to drastically reduce the number of bacteria that grow on the smartphone screen. The touch screen is indeed a real nest microbes and bacteria, according to Corning, which added an extra layer on the glass to reduce the number of bacteria on smartphone screens.

For now, only the ZTE Axon is equipped with this new glass, but the manufacturer of glasses believes that many players in the industry should adopt this technology, which will become over time a real marketing argument.

A data sheet which remains high end

For the rest, the smartphone is the same 5.5-inch qHD screen made by Sharp, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 3000 mAh battery supports Quick Charge 2.0 AKM4961 audio chipset, CMOS 13-megapixel sensor to back accompanied by a second 2-megapixel sensor, 8-megapixel webcam, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop dressed here overcoat ZTE MiFavor 3.2 (which incorporates a virtual voice assistant). Another specification of the Chinese version. Two dresses are planned: gold and silver. The Axon Lux is currently in pre-order in China at a price of 3888 yuan, or $622.The first deliveries are expected later this month.