Hot on the heels of the ZTE Axon 7 and a companion VR headset, the Chinese-based company has announced that they’ll be expanding into retail stores in a handful of countries. That news actually sounds a little better than it really is, because out of 23 stores, 20 will be based in Chinese cities with 1 each in Germany, Russia, and Mexico. Read more
Not only did ZTE announce a luxury car-inspired smartphone today, but they also took the wraps off of a very capable looking VR headset. Best of all, it supports Google’s Daydream platform, which is arguably the most exciting part of the reveal. Read more
ZTE is the fourth largest supplier of mobile phones in the United States, so I am sure many of you guys out there are huge ZTE fans. If you fall into this group then we have some pretty good news for you today! In addition to announcing the launching of its newest phone, the Axon 7, in Beijing today, it also announced the launching of a new community platform called Z-Community for the biggest fans of the brand.
Hoping to be the music to your ears that entices you to give their flagship a try, ZTE announced the launch of the ZTE Axon 7 today in Beijing. The device joins several other Snapdragon 820 powered smartphones representing the current slate of flagship devices from a variety of manufacturers. Despite a quality set of specs and hardware, ZTE is keeping the price of the phone at a mere $450. Read more
Are you in the market for a new 6-inch smartphone? Cricket has a new option and it’s the ZTE Grand X Max 2. It costs just $199.99 with an activation.
When Google released developer previews for the Android N update to their operating system, one of the items spotted in there was apparent support for pressure-sensitive touch. This would be similar to what Apple implemented with 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. With only days left before Google I/O 2016 and the expected official announcement of Android N, sources indicate Google has pulled this pressure-sensitive capability from the release. Read more
The ZTE A2017 may be nearing an official release. After surfacing on GFXBench earlier this month, the same handset just took a run on AnTuTu. Read more
After seeing itself slapped with restrictions on being able to buy components produced in the U.S., ZTE has earned a bit of a reprieve as the U.S. Commerce Department has announced they are temporarily lifting the sanctions that were put in place earlier this month. The Commerce Department indicates the move comes in response to ZTE’s cooperation with the U.S. government in dealing with the original trade issue, although Commerce reserves the right to re-institute the restrictions at a later time if deemed necessary. Read more
ZTE may have a new device up their sleeve. The ZTE A2017 just took a run on mobile-benchmarking site GFXBench and leaked some specifications.
With new restrictions on exports to China’s ZTE by U.S. companies set to go into effect tomorrow, the Chinese government is expressing their anger at the move by the Commerce Department. A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry stated, “China is opposed to the U.S. citing domestic laws to place sanctions on Chinese enterprises.” Read more