ZTE archive

  • T-Mobile Vivacity review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    T-Mobile Vivacity review

    By 9 March 2012

    There are lots of different cars to choose from, which is good, because if the only car you could buy was a Porsche, then not that many people would be able to afford cars. And so the same is true with phones. The best phones - your high-end Android devices,...

  • ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 2 March 2012

    Okay, let's start with the obvious. The ZTE PF100 is a fugly tablet. There, we've said it. Its faux-metallic edges look more rusty than sharp and the back panel makes it look like a 1980s' calculator. The build quality is pretty cheap looking and feeling...

  • Hottest phones of MWC 2012 (updated and definitive)
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    Hottest phones of MWC 2012 (updated and definitive)

    By 1 March 2012

    The very best phones of MWC 2012 is what we bring you at Pocket-lint, but this page right here is even better. It's the best of the best, the best-est, the tip top, the A-No.1 as far as the hottest phones of the world's largest mobile phone trade show...

  • ZTE Skate Kis pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    ZTE Skate Kis pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Over in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Chinese manufacturer ZTE unleashed a barrage of new smartphones and tablets; a signal of its clear intention to take its business model global. The company - which grew by 50 per cent in 2011 and achieved a...

  • ZTE Skate Acqua pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    ZTE Skate Acqua pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Chinese company ZTE unveiled around 52 new handsets* over in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, the first steps in fulfilling its ambitions for global domination. Devices such as the flagship Tegra 3 boasting ZTE Era and its quad-core Ice Cream Sandwich...

  • ZTE Era quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on
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    ZTE Era quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    Finding a powered-up, fully-functioning ZTE Era at Mobile World Congress is about as likely as scoring some much needed bandwith on the expo's creaking press Wi-Fi connection - ie, slim to none. After getting on first-name terms with the "booth babes"...

  • Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter
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    Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter

    By 27 February 2012

    In a move that the Intel CEO and president joked “may have just started another core war”, Paul Otellini has dismissed the importance of cores in mobile phone CPUs. With the rest of the market racing towards quad-core processors on Android 4.0 Ice...

  • ZTE Orbit Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    ZTE Orbit Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Another juicy Mango has fallen from the Windows Phone 7 tree, courtesy of the ZTE Orbit that has debuted over in Spain at Mobile World Congress. Well, we say juicy. It's definitely not as ripe as the succulent Nokia Lumia 800 or 900 - the picks of the...

  • ZTE Mimosa X pictures and hands-on
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    ZTE Mimosa X pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Over in Barcelona at MWC 2012, Chinese manufacturer ZTE signalled its intent to become a key player in the smartphone arena by unleashing a total of eight new handsets, including the ZTE Mimosa X Android smartphone, which it is claiming is a breakthrough...

  • ZTE expands in Android: PF112 HD, Kis, Acqua announced
    Phones

    ZTE expands in Android: PF112 HD, Kis, Acqua announced

    By 27 February 2012

    ZTE has announced an onslaught of Android devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. While the ZTE Era and the ZTE Mimosa X take the top spots, the company has also launched entry and mid-range devices, including the ZTE PF112 HD, ZTE Kis, and ZTE...

  • ZTE Orbit expands Windows Phone 7 offering
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    ZTE Orbit expands Windows Phone 7 offering

    By 27 February 2012

    ZTE has announced it is expanding its portfolio of Windows Phone 7 handsets with the introduction of the ZTE Orbit. The ZTE Orbit joins the ZTE Tania, previously announced, to make a WP7 pairing for the Chinese phone manufacturer. ZTE Orbit will offer...

  • ZTE Era quad-core smartphone unleashed at MWC
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    ZTE Era quad-core smartphone unleashed at MWC

    By 27 February 2012

    We already knew about a trio of the eight handsets that ZTE had promised to unleash at Mobile World Congress and, at the company's press conference on Monday morning, the covers were taken off the Chinese company's flagship device - the ZTE Era. The ZTE...

  • Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here
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    Mobile World Congress 2012: We’re here

    By 26 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress 2012 kicks-off tonight with announcements coming from HTC, Sony Ericsson, Huawei and ViewSonic as they launch their new devices. We’re on the ground in a sunny Barcelona to bring you all the action as it unfolds. If you’ve...

  • MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 24 February 2012

    MWC 2012 has not even begun and already the news has been flooding in. Europe's most important mobile phone event will be packed, as ever, with handsets of all types from all the manufacturers of the world (minus one) with everything from the smartest...

  • ZTE to unleash quad-core flagship smartphone at MWC
    Phones

    ZTE to unleash quad-core flagship smartphone at MWC

    By 23 February 2012

    ZTE is hoping to make some big waves over in Barcelona next week at Mobile World Congress. The Chinese company has already come clean with three of the handsets that it will be showing off at the Spanish expo and has now indicated that there will be eight...

  • ZTE Mimosa X first phone to offer Tegra 2 and Icera Modem
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    ZTE Mimosa X first phone to offer Tegra 2 and Icera Modem

    By 21 February 2012

    With Mobile World Congress 2012 just around the corner, Nvidia and ZTE have stepped forward to announce the ZTE Mimosa X Android smartphone, which they are claiming is a breakthrough handset. The important part about the announcement of the Mimosa X is...

  • ZTE Android Ice Cream Sandwich duo set for MWC launch
    Phones

    ZTE Android Ice Cream Sandwich duo set for MWC launch

    By 20 February 2012

    The MWC launch news is certainly heating up as we get closer and closer to the big Barcelona expo. We recently saw LG playing its opening hand by going official with the Optimus Vu and the Optimus LTE Tag and now ZTE has got in early with a duo of its...

  • ZTE Light II tablet launched - 7-incher UK bound
    Tablets

    ZTE Light II tablet launched - 7-incher UK bound

    By 14 February 2012

    ZTE has announced the 7-inch Light II Android tablet. Running Android 2.3 and packing a 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 processor, it isn't exactly leading the way in specs terms. ZTE has never really been about pushing the boundaries of power however, more...

  • ZTE V9A Light Tab 2 Android fun coming February
    Tablets

    ZTE V9A Light Tab 2 Android fun coming February

    By 26 January 2012

    Over in Las Vegas at CES we thought that ZTE might have shuffled off the shackles of its "budget brand" tag by showing off the Tegra 3 packing ZTE T98. But a couple of new 7-inch efforts from the Chinese company have indicated that it still has eyes for...

  • ZTE Tania pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    ZTE Tania pictures and hands-on

    By 18 January 2012

    ZTE has announced the Tania, its first Windows Phone 7 powered handset. The manufacturer is known for its value for money Android phones and the Tania is the beginning of attempts at cheap WP7 offerings.  Inside the Tania is a Qualcomm MSM 8255 1GHz...

  • ZTE Tania brings budget Windows Phone 7 to UK
    Phones

    ZTE Tania brings budget Windows Phone 7 to UK

    By 18 January 2012

    ZTE is launching its ZTE Tania Windows Phone 7 handset in the UK, looking to appeal to those who want to go Windows Phone without spending a packet. The ZTE Tania was announced in China back in September 2011, but now joins the likes of Nokia, Samsung,...

  • ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 12 January 2012

    We all thought that the first sighting of an Nvidia Tegra 3 chip, aka Kal-El, would be inside a tablet from Samsung, Motorola, Acer or one of the other big guns but, back in September at a trade show in China, it was ZTE who nabbed the début quad-core...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a ZTE Skate and Professor Green tickets
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a ZTE Skate and Professor Green tickets

    By 6 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with ZTE to bring you the chance of winning a ZTE Skate as well as two tickets to a Professor Green concert in Brixton on the 15 December 2011 as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular.  The Skate is ZTE’s new flagship smartphone,...

  • Orange San Francisco II pictures and hands-on
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    Orange San Francisco II pictures and hands-on

    By 2 December 2011

    Something people forget - especially tech journalists - is that not everyone can afford, or wants, a £500 mobile telephone. But, even people with limited money to spend on handsets may want access to some of the cool features available on smartphones...

  • T-Mobile Vivacity: Android smartphone thrills for peanuts
    Phones

    T-Mobile Vivacity: Android smartphone thrills for peanuts

    By 25 November 2011

    T-Mobile has added an own-brand budget Android smartphone to its in-store and online line-up. The T-Mobile Vivacity offers Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a 3.5-inch WVGA TFT touchscreen and is available on both pay as you go and contract (at £10 per month...