The current state of Android devices is a bit unnerving, with updates arriving months late and sometimes not at all. Yet, ZTE has a managed to introduce a new budget handset running Android 7.1.1.
If you were looking for an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch that won't break the bank - the ZTE Quartz might be for you. The watch is priced at $192 USD and will arrive on T-Mobile this week.
Details and photos of ZTE's rumored smartwatch "Quartz" have been revealed online. The wearable appears to have a basic design, with no NFC capabilities, and lacks a heart rate monitor.
Last month, ZTE updated its Axon 7 handset to Android 7.0 Nougat. This month, it is making waves by delivering Android 7.1.1. The update is currently rolling out to handsets in the US.
ZTE launched the Blade V8 Pro last month with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow onboard. Its first software update isn't Android 7.0 Nougat, though - it's the Android security patches from January.
From Google conspiracies and Pixel problems, to Scorpio on the Store, Nintendo's Switch, Apple's new old iPhone, and the astonishing Nokia 3310, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
ZTE has come to an understanding with the US Department of Commerce. The Chinese company will pay a total record-setting amount in fines as it exported electronics and IT equipment to Iran and DPRK.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro was introduced at the top of the year at CES 2017. The handset enters a crowded and aggressive category where the competition is fierce. Can the Blade V8 Pro hold its own?
From fabulous flagships and entry-level delights, to Microsoft's mixed reality, Pixel anticipation, and OneDrive's unlimited limits, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
ZTE has debuted its latest offerings, the Blade V8 Mini and Lite. The handsets attempt to push the boundaries when it comes to offering the best bang for buck while maintaining a stylish appearance.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro was announced at CES 2017. After a month, we finally have our own unit and, while this isn't a full review, we have our first impressions of the $229 Blade V8 Pro.
From Nokia nostalgia and gaming galore, to Patch Tuesday problems, mobile unlimited, Brexit price hikes, Android updates, and the Pocket PC, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
After reaching just 7% of its goal of $500,000, ZTE has finally canceled the Kickstarter campaign for its crowd-funded Hawkeye, which was codenamed Project CSX. It may re-launch with better specs.
ZTE will reportedly launch a new phone at Mobile World Congress that will support gigabit LTE speeds, called - rather literally - the ZTE Gigabit Phone. It will likely use a Snapdragon 835 chipset.
ZTE could rethink the design and specifications of its crowdsourced smartphone, Hawkeye, as it failed to impress backers on Kickstarter due to the device's mid-range specifications.
ZTE launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Hawkeye crowd-sourced phone earlier this month at CES. The campaign isn't going well, and the company is now apologizing for its mistakes.
A couple weeks ago at CES 2017, ZTE announced that the name of its crowd-sourced 'Project CSX' phone would be called Hawkeye. Today, the company has released a spec sheet for the handset.
ZTE says it "does not have any plans to push Android Nougat" to the Zmax Pro, after opening a beta program for the device this week, adding that it's instead working to "enhance the current software".
The Zmax Pro costs just $99, but comes with a 6-inch 1080p display, 32GB storage, USB-C, fingerprint scanner, and lots more. ZTE is now inviting US owners to test its Android 7.0 beta for the device.
ZTE unveiled two new handsets today, and while one of them was behind glass, the Blade V8 Pro was available for a quick hands-on. With the limited time we had, we give our quick first impressions.
After announcing Project CSX back in November, ZTE today said that it will be calling its 'crowd-named' phone Hawkeye, and it will also be launching a Kickstarter campaign beginning today.
For those looking at a mid-range option with dual cameras - ZTE might have the answer for you. The manufacturer has just announced its latest handset in the Blade series, the Blade V8 Pro.
What can you get for $5? Some McDonald's, maybe a pizza? You might even be able to get yourself a new HDMI cable. But if you're in Australia, you can buy the ZTE Boost Icon Nero smartphone right now.
A new leak shows us what ZTE's next handset, the Blade V8, will look like. The handset offers a sleek look and also features a dual camera setup that has become popular in 2016.
Android 7.0 Nougat arrived months ago, and Google has already released version 7.1.1. But over a year after Marshmallow's release, AT&T has only now rolled out Android 6.0.1 to the ZTE Zmax 2.
Having crowdsourced ideas for its new flagship-class phone, ZTE has selected a winning design, which it says it will build next year - but the company now wants your help choosing a name for it.
Nubia, a sub-brand of Chinese smartphone manufacturer, ZTE, has launched the Z11 Mini smartphone in India, which will be sold exclusively through Amazon for a price of Rs. 12,999.
The Nubia Z11 Max offers a good spec sheet, premium look and feel at an affordable price, but all isn't well from a user perspective. Here's our review of the latest phablet from ZTE.
From more Marshmallow and affordable Androids, to sinking smartwatches, Netflix offline, a bevy of betas, and Skype's Windows Phone snub, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The Zmax Pro will be available from MetroPCS for $99 with no contract, offering a remarkable set of specs, including a fingerprint scanner, 13MP camera with phase detection auto-focus, and lots more.
From Holo-pursuits and Nintendo nostalgia, to more Marshmallow, Brexit blues, Galaxys galore, Edge advantages, and Apple's Planet of the Apps, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
ZTE has announced today that their Axon 7 handset will be available for pre-order for $399.99. The handset offers the latest Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM and a 20MP camera.
From bigger tweets and smaller prices, to Android updates, Windows 10 upgrades, fruity hearsay, Edge extensions, and PlayStation proliferation, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
ZTE introduced its latest handset, the Axon 7, that will offer a QHD AMOLED display and 6GB RAM. The Axon 7 will also offer the latest from Qualcomm and will be priced under $500 USD.
ZTE unveiled two new handsets today that will make their way to Cricket, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. The Grand X3 and Avid Plus won't impress those looking for high-end, but are very affordable.
ZTE has partnered with YotaPhone to create the YotaPhone 3. Although a firm release date has not been announced, the dual display handset is set to arrive sometime in Q1 of 2016.
If you are on a budget and on the hunt for a 5.5 inch smartphone that is good value for money, GearBest is now offering a very nice discount on the ZTE Nubia Z7, a phone with impressive specs.
ZTE's Nubia Z9 has passed through TENAA, China's device certification authority, which listed key specs for the Android 5.0 handset, including a 3.5GHz octa-core processor and an astonishing 8GB RAM.
After a report of a special ROM being created by Microsoft to make Android devices run Windows, an unannounced Android handset from ZTE has been spotted running Windows 10 for phones.
ZTE has announced its latest Firefox OS handset, the Open C. The handset will offer the latest Firefox OS version 1.3 and will be sold exclusively through eBay for $99.99.
Microsoft says it's added nine hardware partners to Windows Phone, so we've taken a look at the new additions - including LG, ZTE, Lenovo... and some unfamiliar names such as Longcheer and Gionee.
Microsoft announced nine new Windows Phone hardware partners on Sunday, including LG and Lenovo. LG previously made Windows Phone 7 devices, though it never made a Windows Phone 8 device.
Microsoft is reportedly looking to invest over $2 billion dollars in order for companies to put more Windows Phone devices on store shelves in a push to become more relevant in the market place.
The popular Chinese mobile phonemaker ZTE announced that they would be unveiling five new smartphones during CES 2014, including the flagship ZTE Grand S II.
A new rumor claims that Sony could launch a new Windows Phone 8 smartphone as early as mid-2014 and that Microsoft is also trying to get ZTE to release its own phone that uses the OS.
We're giving away a ZTE Open handset with Firefox OS. It's not the greatest of smartphones but nothing beats free. We now have a winner folks, thanks for playing.
ZTE says it will launch new Windows Phones next year, after Microsoft offered assurances of partner support and told ZTE it does not want to be the only Windows Phone manufacturer after it buys Nokia.
We take an extensive look at the ZTE Open, a low-end handset that sports the brand new Firefox OS. Can this device compete with low-end Samsung and Nokia phones? Read more to find out.
Firefox OS is a newcomer on the mobile scene going head to head with big competitors. Can the red-haired fox do for mobile what it did for browsers many years ago? Read our two-part review to find out
We unbox and play around with the ZTE Open, the first device to launch with Firefox OS. Read our first impressions of the device and of the brand new OS. We'll also have a full review soon.