ZTE archive

  • Real tales of Orange San Francisco II echo through the room
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    Real tales of Orange San Francisco II echo through the room

    By 11 November 2011

    The Orange San Francisco II has been detailed on the network's UK website, the sequel to the popular Android budget handset that went on sale at the end of last year. Once again produced by ZTE - it will hit other markets as the ZTE Crescent - the San...

  • Three ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter plugs in for mobile data
    Online

    Three ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter plugs in for mobile data

    By 1 November 2011

    The message from Three is clear - it already records 97 per cent of its network traffic as data but it wants more. And to help it achieve its aims it has announced the ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter, a device which takes a regular USB Wi-Fi dongle and turns...

  • HTC, Sharp, and ZTE planning NFC smartphones
    Phones

    HTC, Sharp, and ZTE planning NFC smartphones

    By 16 October 2011

    HTC has been coy about adding NFC to its smartphones to date, but that could all be about to change after the company, along with Sharp and ZTE, announced that it is joining the NFC forum. The NFC Forum, the non-profit industry association that advances...

  • Skype Windows Phone 7 confirmed
    Phones

    Skype Windows Phone 7 confirmed

    By 27 September 2011

    Microsoft has confirmed that Skype will be coming to Windows Phone 7.5, dubbed Mango, as it looks to include as many social services as possible for users wanting to stay connected on the go. Already available on iPhone and Android, it is the first time...

  • Nvidia Tegra 3 Kal-El ZTE tablet spotted in China
    Tablets

    Nvidia Tegra 3 Kal-El ZTE tablet spotted in China

    By 27 September 2011

    If you thought that the first sighting of an Nvidia Tegra 3 chip, aka Kal-El, would be inside a tablet from Samsung, Motorola, HTC or one of the other big guns then think again, because it's ZTE who looks to have nabbed the début quad-core action. At...

  • ZTE to sell Android phones direct to UK
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    ZTE to sell Android phones direct to UK

    By 14 July 2011

    ZTE is setting its sights on increasing UK penetration, signing a deal with Brightpoint for distribution of the affordable handsets directly in the UK. ZTE might not be a name that you recognise. The Chinese company is behind 2010’s popular Orange San...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Windows Phone 7 outed by Microsoft
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    Samsung Galaxy S II Windows Phone 7 outed by Microsoft

    By 12 July 2011

    Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner conference is a pretty boring affair with Windows Partners from around the world talking shop for most of the time, but every so often we catch something that might be exciting for the consumer. On Tuesday that "something"...

  • ZTE Skate: Orange Monte Carlo that won't make you go bust
    Phones

    ZTE Skate: Orange Monte Carlo that won't make you go bust

    By 29 June 2011

    When Pocket-lint first got its paws on the ZTE Skate back in March, we guessed that it might come to the UK as the Orange Scunthorpe once the network had re-skinned the Gingerbread handset. Well, we were almost right. Just 1,038 miles and a trip on the...

  • ZTE Libra Gingerbread phone unleashed
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    ZTE Libra Gingerbread phone unleashed

    By 21 June 2011

    ZTE has detailed its latest Android handset, model number X880 - aka the ZTE Libra. According to our ZTE peeps, the phone has gone live in Asia this week although as of yet there's no UK operator in place for a launch on these shores. The Libra isn't,...

  • ZTE, Fujitsu, and Acer join the Windows Phone 7 party
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    ZTE, Fujitsu, and Acer join the Windows Phone 7 party

    By 24 May 2011

    Microsoft has announced that ZTE, Fujitsu, and Acer will be joining the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 party later in the year.  The companies will be joining HTC, LG, and Samsung who’ve already got handsets on the market, and of course Nokia who announced...

  • LG says “yes please” to MeeGo
    Tablets

    LG says “yes please” to MeeGo

    By 16 April 2011

    Intel looks have found a new friend in LG for it’s barely alive tablet operating system, MeeGo, following Nokia’s sudden announcement in February that it was backing Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 horse instead. According to Valtteri Halla, a member...

  • ZTE Skate hitting UK in summer 2011
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    ZTE Skate hitting UK in summer 2011

    By 18 March 2011

    ZTE have updated us on their plans to launch their new Android smartphone - the 4.3-inch ZTE Skate - at a briefing session with Pocket-lint in London.  Wu Sa, Director of mobile device operations for ZTE (UK), confirmed that the ZTE Skate will be available...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • ZTE Skate(s) in Gingerbread handset
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    ZTE Skate(s) in Gingerbread handset

    By 14 February 2011

    Is Froyo dead? Quite possibly - the Arc, Optimus 2X and Galaxy S II put in the big blows, and now even the more budget-friendly manufacturers are queuing up to stick the boot in - the latest being ZTE with the announcement at MWC of the Gingerbread baking...

  • Mobile World Congress 2011: we’re here
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    Mobile World Congress 2011: we’re here

    By 13 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress 2011 kicks-off tonight with announcements coming from Samsung and Sony Ericsson as they launch their new devices. We’re on the ground in a sunny Barcelona to bring you all the action as it unpacks. If you’ve been following the...

  • Sprint ZTE Peel   review
    Online 3 out of 5

    Sprint ZTE Peel review

    By 7 December 2010

    The Sprint ZTE Peel, $79.99, is an accessory that ends the fruitless search for Wi-Fi by turning an Apple iPod touch into its own mobile hotspot on Sprint’s 3G network. Each gigabyte of data will cost $29.99 per month, with additional charges incurred...

  • Orange San Francisco review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Francisco review

    By 24 November 2010

    The Orange San Francisco is the network’s adaptation of the ZTE Blade. It is a budget Android handset, offering up entry-level hardware specs but coming forward with a cracking display and offering Android 2.1, albeit with a heavy dose of Orange customisation...

  • ZTE Light: The budget Galaxy Tab
    Tablets

    ZTE Light: The budget Galaxy Tab

    By 12 October 2010

    Like the idea of a 7-inch Android tablet that also doubles up as a phone, but put off by the hefty price-tag of the Samsung Galaxy Tab? Well take a look at the ZTE Lite, because this could be the device for you. And whilst prices have still yet to be...

  • ZTE Racer review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    ZTE Racer review

    By 16 September 2010

    As Android continues to grow in popularity at a whirlwind pace, we can expect to see more and more affordable Android phones hitting the shops. This sub-£100 handset from ZTE is not only the company's first foray into Android phones, it's also one of...

  • ZTE Racer brings Éclair to the party
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    ZTE Racer brings Éclair to the party

    By 15 July 2010

    Not only is it the first Android handset from manufacturer ZTE, but the Racer also boasts the honour of being carrier Three's first such device to breach £100. Costing £99 without a contract, the new handset sports the Android 2.1 (Éclair) OS, a 2.8-inch...

  • Orange budget-friendly Android range dials in
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    Orange budget-friendly Android range dials in

    By 24 May 2010

    Orange is planning on getting the ordinary phone user to jump onto the smartphone bandwagon by introducing a range of budget-friendly smartphone handsets and tariffs to go with them.   Patrick Remy of the Orange group devices team told Pocket-lint that...

  • India bans phone imports from China
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    India bans phone imports from China

    By 29 April 2010

    India's Department of Telecommunications has issued a blanket ban on imports of telecoms equipment from China, in a move that will hurt Huawei and ZTE, along with the rest of the Chinese telecoms industry. Interestingly, the reason for the ban isn't competition...

  • Orange Vegas  review
    Phones 1.5 out of 5

    Orange Vegas review

    By 21 May 2009

    It's always great when a young pretender steps forward and steals the crown. Last year INQ bomb-burst onto the scene with their social networking handset the INQ1 that was well received by many and unique to 3. It's difficult to see the Vegas as anything...

  • ZTE to launch low-cost solar phone at MWC
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    ZTE to launch low-cost solar phone at MWC

    By 13 February 2009

    Following the news of Samsung's "Blue Earth" solar mobile to launch at Mobile World Congress, Pocket-lint can reveal it won't be the only sun-powered device in attendance. ZTE, a Chinese mobile phone manufacturer and Digicel, a Jamaican-based operator,...