Google IO 2016 Coverage

Global expansion announced by ZTE’s Nubia at CES 2016


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

Fleksy partners with ZTE to put its keyboard on millions of phones worldwide


Among the best keyboard replacements is Fleksy, which was named an Editor’s Choice 2015 by Google. And its quality is met with popularity as more than 1 million people have installed it to date. This morning, Fleksy announced it is ready to push become an international force by partnering with one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of mobile device. ZTE, the Chinese company that is silently the fourth largest smartphone brand in the United States, is helping Fleksy extend its reach internationally by pre-installing the keyboard on devices.

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Holiday Buying Guide 2015: The best Android phones


We live in a mobility-focused world, and manufacturers from all over the world have risen up to meet this demand. You have Samsung with its new line of premium Galaxy devices, Google revolutionizing the off-contract market with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, Motorola’s own off-contract efforts, and even up and comers like Alcatel OneTouch. There are so many different smartphones out there, all for different types of people. With that in mind, it can be difficult to find the perfect handset, especially with how expensive many of these devices are.

Here at Talk Android, we’ve put together a detailed shopping guide on the best smartphones in the market for the holidays. There’s something for everybody on this list, whether it be powerful performance packages that Samsung offers, something more luxury in the Sony Xperia handsets, or even the media production capabilities in many of LG’s new devices.

We’ve taken the liberty of digging through the mire in order to bring you the best Android smartphones for this holiday shopping season. One thing we can guarantee: there’s something for you on this list.

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