Tag: ZTE

DNC: Democrats Shouldn’t Buy Phones From Huawei Or ZTE, Ever

The Democratic National Committee is telling all democrats that they shouldn’t use phones from Huawei or ZTE. These devices could be used to spy on the American people, the DNC said.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 6, 2018

Chinese Tech Company ZTE Shuts Down Operations: What Does This Mean For US Consumers?

China-based ZTE announced that it is shutting down major operations. The technology company could not compete due to an export ban from the United States.

Business Tech May 9, 2018

Huawei Is Working On A Backup OS Should Things Fall Through With Android

Industry insiders reported that Huawei already has a backup OS in the works just in case. An export ban could be imposed, depending on the findings of the U.S. court on the company's alleged violation of trade sanctions against North Korea and Iran.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 30, 2018

Yup, This Concept Phone From ZTE Has 2 Notches, But Actually For Good Reason

This concept phone by ZTE has not one, but two notches. Oddly enough, it also has transparent glass corners, which alludes to its name: Iceberg.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2018

ZTE Offers First Android Go Phone In US For $80: What Is Android Go?

The ZTE Tempo Go, sold for $80, is the first Android Go smartphone available in the United States. What is Android Go, and what makes smartphones running it attractive options for potential customers?

Google March 31, 2018

The ZTE Axon M Is Trying To Make Foldable Dual-Screen Phones Happen: Take A Look

Meet the ZTE Axon M, just a typical smartphone with a not-so-typical two-screen setup. With this foldable smartphone, ZTE hopes to make a splash in the increasingly boring smartphone landscape, but can it?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2017

ZTE Quartz Smartwatch Heading To T-Mobile: Android Wear 2.0, 3G Connectivity In Tow

ZTE has finally unveiled Quartz, its first Android Watch. The smartwatch will launch exclusively on T-Mobile on April 14.

Wearable Tech April 11, 2017

ZTE Axon 7 Getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat Software Update: Here's Whats New

ZTE's Axon 7 is all set to receive an Android 7.1.1 upgrade. This move came as a surprise since the phone will be the first non-Google handset to receive the update.

Apps/Software March 16, 2017

ZTE Unveils Gigabit Phone At MWC 2017, The World's First 5G Smartphone

ZTE unveiled the futuristic Gigabit Phone at its MWC event on Feb. 26. The forward-looking smartphone offers 5G speeds and is the first handset that has download speeds that touch 1 Gbps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

ZTE Cancels Kickstarter For Self-Adhesive, Eye-Tracking Hawkeye Smartphone: What's Next For The Crowdsourced Device?

ZTE has decided to cancel the Kickstarter campaign for the self-adhesive, eye-tracking Hawkeye smartphone due to the lack of support. Is the company pulling the plug on the crowdsourced device?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2017

You Can Now Own A Google Daydream VR-Ready Phone For $400, Thanks To The ZTE Axon 7

Virtual reality enthusiasts can now use Google Daydream with an affordable handset. ZTE has announced that its flagship phone, the Axon 7, is now VR-ready.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 8, 2017

Meet The ZTE Quartz: Here's What We Know So Far On The Android Wear-Powered Smartwatch

ZTE is apparently preparing to get into the Android Wear game with the ZTE Quartz, as reported by prolific leaker Evan Blass. Here is what we know so far on the upcoming smartwatch.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

ZTE Blade V8 Lite Gets Wi-Fi Certification, Will The Smartphone Launch In US?

The ZTE Blade V8 Lite has obtained a Wi-Fi certificate, hinting that the smartphone could be released soon. The handset will be pre-loaded with Android Nougat and is said to be the successor to the Blade V7 Lite.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2017

ZTE Apologizes For Mid-Range Specs Of Self-Adhesive, Eye-Tracking Hawkeye After Disappointing Kickstarter Campaign

ZTE has apologized for incorporating mid-range specifications into the Hawkeye, the self-adhesive, eye-tracking device. Backers of the crowdsourced smartphone project expected the device to have flagship-level components, resulting in low support for its Kickstarter campaign.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 24, 2017

ZTE BA602 Spotted On TENAA: Inching Toward MWC 2017 Debut?

The Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA has listed an upcoming smartphone from ZTE bearing the model number BA602. The device is expected to make its debut at the MWC 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2017

ZTE Reveals Specs Of Crowdsourced Hawkeye: Don't Expect Much From The Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Smartphone

ZTE has finally revealed the specifications of the Hawkeye, the self-adhesive smartphone with eye-tracking technology that won the company's Project CSX crowdsourcing initiative. The device currently has a special price of $199 through its Kickstarter page.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 18, 2017

ZTE ZMax Pro Android Nougat Beta Program Kicks Off In U.S.

ZTE has outed an Android 7.0 Nougat beta test program for the ZMax Pro smartphone. This beta program is available only for the handset's users in the U.S. who can enroll now.

Apps/Software January 16, 2017

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Gets New Update: Brings Camera Enhancements And Android December Security Patch

The ZTE Axon 7 Mini will get a software update on Jan. 12. The update will bring all the three builds, namely B12, B14MR2 and B16 on the same platform i.e. B21.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 12, 2017

Daydream-Ready Phone Lineup Gets 4 New Devices: Compatibility Extends To Huawei Mate 9 Pro, Asus ZenFone AR, And More

Google revealed four more devices that will soon be Daydream-ready. These handsets qualified on account of their high-resolution displays, powerful graphics, and high-fidelity sensors required for precise head tracking.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 6, 2017

ZTE Blade V8 Pro Now Available For Preorder: Is It Worth Buying?

ZTE has launched its Blade V8 Pro smartphone that has a dual camera setup. The mobile phone is now available for preorder in the United States for $299.98.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 5, 2017

ZTE Unveils Crowdsourced Smartphone Hawkeye At CES 2017: Kickstarter Campaign Launched For The Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Device

At CES 2017, ZTE unveiled the Hawkeye, which is the world's first crowdsourced smartphone. Preorders for the eye-tracking, self-adhesive device can now be sent in through its Kickstarter page for the special price of $199.

Smartphones January 5, 2017

ZTE Unveils Dual-Camera Blade V8 Ahead Of Official Announcement: 13 MP Main Sensor Backed By Assistive Sensor

Photos of the Blade V8 were posted ahead of the product’s launch at CES 2017. The phone is the company's first venture in dual camera technology, and is being positioned as a midrange phone in direct competition with Huawei's Honor 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2016

Android 7.0 Nougat Preview Program For ZTE Axon 7 In The US Now Live: Here's How To Join

ZTE Axon 7 owners now have a chance to get a taste of Android 7.0 Nougat before its official release. There is no word yet on when it will roll out but users need to enrol in a preview program in order to download the firmware.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 10, 2016

[updated] ZTE Axon 7 Mini Available For $249 From Best Buy

Best Buy will sell the ZTE Axon 7 mini at a discounted price of $249 from Dec. 4 to Dec. 10. The smartphone has an original price tag of $299.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2016

Limited Edition ZTE Axon 7 Rolls Out, Brings Force Touch, 6 GB RAM And 128 GB Storage To The Table

ZTE is launching a limited edition Axon 7 with 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal storage and a pressure-sensitive display all in the same body as its predecessor. The device will cost $499.98 through ZTE USA's website.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2016

ZTE Aims To Fill Stock Android Void That Nexus Devices Left: You Have To Join The Poll First Though

Do you miss the stock Android experience? Well, ZTE may fill in the gap that the Nexus devices left soon, but you have to show your support in the polls to make it happen.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2016

Android 7.0 Nougat: ZTE Axon 7 To Get Update This January 2017, ZTE Also Has Plans To Launch Nougat Phone

ZTE is bringing two new Android Nougat-related updates soon. The Axon 7, its current flagship, will receive the software update beginning January and a new mid-range smartphone running on Nougat might be released soon, per a GFXBench spotting.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2016

Meet The Winner Of ZTE's Crowd Sourcing Contest: The Eye Tracking, Sticky Smartphone

The winner of ZTE's crowdsourcing contest, Project CSX, is the "Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone." The project is not yet over, though, as the company will continue to gather ideas from users for the device's development.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 22, 2016

You Can Now Preorder The ZTE Axon 7 Mini In The US For $300

The Axon 7 Mini can now be preordered through ZTE's online store and retailers such as Amazon, B&H and Newegg for $299.98. Although branded as a mini, this handheld is anything but miniature and it packs decent specs for the mid-range smartphone market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2016

ZTE Axon 7 Set To Get Official CyanogenMod Support Soon

The ZTE Axon 7 that recently got the unofficial CyanogenMod 13 ROM will soon benefit from official CyanogenMod support. ZTE is working with the Cyanogen team to bring ROM support for the Axon 7 soon.

Apps/Software September 19, 2016

ZTE Top Crowdsourced Ideas Are In: AR-Powered Diving Mask, Sticky Smartphone And Android Glove

The results are in, and the top crowdsourced ideas of ZTE's Project CSX include the self-adhesive smartphone, the Powerglove and the interactive diving mask.

Gadgets September 13, 2016

Boost Mobile Releases Affordable ZTE Warp 7 Phablet With 5.5-Inch Display

Boost Mobile has just launched a new affordable 5.5-inch phablet. The ZTE Warp 7 includes a large HD display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 13-megapixel rear camera among its top features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 31, 2016

ZTE Axon 7 Is A Tough Cookie: No Bendgate, Scratch-Resistant And Durable

A series of torture tests conducted on the ZTE Axon 7 revealed that the Android-powered smartphone is scratch-resistant, does not burn nor bend. The handset is not only value for money, but durable too!

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2016

ZTE To Crowdsource Ideas For Its Next Device: Do You Want To Help Make The Best Smartphone Ever?

ZTE has launched Project CSX, which looks to crowdsource ideas from customers for the company's next smartphone. ZTE is providing incentives for users to participate, with a grand prize trip for two to CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 4, 2016

ZTE Launches Insanely Affordable Zmax Pro With 6-Inch HD Screen And Fingerprint Sensor For $99 At MetroPCS

ZTE’s Zmax Pro six-inch phablet with a fingerprint sensor and Type-C port is now available for preorder at MetroPCS for just $99 after instant rebate.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 19, 2016

ZTE Axon 7 US Preorders Now Open: $399 Unlocked, Shipping Later This Month

The VR-ready ZTE Axon 7 has officially gone up for preorder in the United States at $399.98 unlocked. The handset will start shipping later this month and the first 500 preorder customers will also get a neat freebie to sweeten the deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2016

Leaked PowerPoint Reveals Massive 5,000 mAh Battery For Nubia N1

A leaked PowerPoint presentation on Weibo reveals that ZTE is working on a new 5.5-inch smartphone dubbed the Nubia N1. The Android-powered handset will allegedly house a 5,000 mAh battery.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 4, 2016

ZTE Flagship Nubia Z11 Set To Debut On June 28

ZTE has confirmed June 28 as the launch date of the Nubia Z11 flagship smartphone. The handset is expected to sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB storage capacity and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 16, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs. ZTE Axon 7: Let The Phablet Showdown Begin

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 may see some competition in the market with the launch of the ZTE Axon 7. Here is a comparison of the two phablets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 12, 2016

ZTE Entering The VR Scene With New Headset And Google Daydream-Capable Axon 7

Alongside the Google Daydream-capable Axon 7, ZTE also launched its virtual reality headset dubbed ZTE VR. Here are the details that we know thus far.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2016

ZTE Axon 7 vs. Asus ZenFone 3: Which Android Smartphone Gives More Bang For Your Buck?

The Asus Zenfone 3 and the ZTE Axon 7 are two new smartphones launched in May this year. Check out how these mobile phones fare against each other.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 6, 2016

ZTE Axon 7 Price In The US And Europe Revealed: Upcoming Budget Flagship

ZTE confirmed its flagship smartphone, the Axon 7, which is packed with high-end specs, but still has a pocket-friendly price. The mobile phone is expected to be released in the United States for $449.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 29, 2016

Sony Xperia XA Ultra vs. Xiaomi Mi Max vs. ZTE Zmax Pro: Which Is The Best Upcoming Phablet?

A number of Android phablets were announced for this summer and we took a peek at three of them. Check out the Sony Xperia XA Ultra vs. Xiaomi Mi Max vs. ZTE Zmax Pro comparison.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 23, 2016

Massive ZTE Grand X Max 2 Hits Cricket Wireless, Available Now At $199.99

Cricket Wireless added another device to its roster, offering the budget-friedly ZTE Grand X Max 2. With a massive 6-inch full HD display, Android Marshmallow and Quick Charge, the phablet sounds pretty good for its $199.99 price tag.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 22, 2016

ZTE Zmax Pro Tipped To Land On T-Mobile This Summer, Rocking Massive 6-Inch Display

ZTE might release a new, 6-inch phablet during the summer. Called Zmax Pro, the device should land in the backyard of one of the big players in the United States, sporting improved security features and an affordable price.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2016

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