ZTE announced earlier today that it will launch its brand new Falcon 4G Mobile Hotspot on T-Mobile starting Friday, February 12. While the market for dedicated Mobile Hotspot’s is declining as a result of every Android smartphone having the feature on board, there are some people who need to connect multiple devices when they’re on the road — so they plumb for a standalone LTE tethering unit.
Apple fans will soon have a new “innovation” to crow about according to new reports coming out of China. Sources are reporting that Apple has requested their largest camera supplier, Largan Technology, to provide dual-lens camera samples. Reportedly Apple is asking other camera manufacturers in Japan and China to also provide dual-lens camera samples. The dual-lens setup is believed to be targeted at a version of the next-generation iPhone Plus. Android fans will quickly recognize that use of dual-lens cameras was pushed heavily by HTC in the past and more recently companies like Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei are adopting the technology. Read more
ZTE may have only announced the Grand X 3 earlier this month at CES 2016, but the smartphone is now available at Cricket Wireless.
At CES 2016, ZTE took the wraps off their new Nubia business unit along with plans to expand into more markets with new devices in the upcoming year. Today the company took another step on that path with the official release of the Nubia Prague S smartphone in the Chinese market. The Prague S is a mid-range phone that is part of Nubia’s Prague series and follows the My Prague model although it is not really a successor. Read more
On January 18, ZTE is scheduled to hold an event of its own where it will announce the Nubia Z11. Interestingly, we just discovered a leak containing images of a new device, most likely the Nubia X8.
ZTE has announced two new phones at CES 2016 headed for prepaid US carriers, so don’t expect them to compete with some of the other flagships that have been announced in the past couple of days. The Grand X3 is on its way to Cricket, while the Avid Plus is slated for T-Mobile. Read more
Nubia, a smartphone manufacturing unit of ZTE, launched their new web site today and announced plans to expand into at least eight new markets in the upcoming year during their CES 2016 event. To help the company along with their expansion plans, Nubia also announced that Suning Rundong, a commercial corporation from China, is investing RMB 1.93 billion ($297 million USD) in Nubia and will receive a 33.3 percent stake in Nubia shares. At CES 2016, Nubia will be showing off the Z9 and My PRAGUE series of devices at the ZTE booth along with some photos taken with their devices. Read more
It’ll be a busy week, but these are the press events you need to be paying attention to during CES 2016.
ZTE has released a teaser image for something happening on January 5th, but it is unclear exactly what the big reveal may be. Two rumors currently swirling around the company involve its next flagship smartphone, the Nubia Z11 and the company’s Nubia website after it announced spending $2 million to acquire nubia.com. Read more
The ZTE Axon Max is a new 6-inch phone that’s headed to China. The device was unveiled this past week and will make its way to China Telecom sooner rather than later.