ZTE is a smartphone company that probably exists on the periphery of your consciousness. They're as well known as any other Chinese mobile brand, which is to say not very much at all. But the company wants to change things up by bringing its affordable phablet to the United States. The ZTE ZMax is coming to T-Mobile.
Wanting to own the very best—the fastest processor, a display packing the most pixels, a professional-grade camera—made sense in the days when nearly every smartphone was terrible. A raft of new devices, though, has cemented that cheap price no longer means cheap quality. And they're going to save you a whole lot of…
Cheap, unlocked phones are harder to come by in the U.S., but you're about to have at least one more option with ZTE's new Nubia 5S Mini LTE, which ships August 27 for $280.
You might call it a lack of ambition. Or you could just call it being very pragmatic. At a recent roundtable with reporters in Tokyo, the head of Sony's mobile business professed his desire to be the No. 3 player in smartphones behind Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry's CEO said the same thing heading up to the launch of …
There have been a few Firefox OS developer phones floating around but now, Mozilla has announced the first official Firefox OS handset at Mobile World Congress: The ZTE Open.
We love an underdog story. So when we saw that ZTE—a company which in the U.S. is not so synonymous with "quality" —was making a spec-monster phone, we were excited. After playing with it for about ten minutes, we're a bit less enthusiastic.
The name ZTE doesn't mean a ton in the U.S. The Chinese company has only had a handful of phones make it stateside and they've been way on the low end. Now, suddenly, they're going for broke with the Grand S.
This is it, guys. Smartphones are now significantly bigger than your average penis. And it's China's fault. China and its monstrous 5.9-inch Windows Phone screen, which is baffling and probably warrants a nuclear strike from the US. This is happening.
Reuters has inside Government sources telling them that Huawei hasn't been spying on China's behalf, but it's still wary of the rapidly growing Chinese telecom.
In the run-up to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, ZTE has just announced that it will be launching eight new phones at the event. I hate to be the one to break it to you, ZTE, but less can be more.