ZTE may have decided to shut down its Hawkeye handset, but fans of the Chinese phone maker’s products will have something to look forward to during this year’s Mobile World Congress, scheduled to happen this coming February 27th until March 2nd in the beautiful city of Barcelona in Spain. This is because the company is expected to showcase a new smartphone that is capable of supporting connection speeds of up to 1 gbps.
For the past few years, virtual reality has become a big thing, especially with smartphones adapting to this technology. One of the best ways you can experience VR is through Google's Daydream platform. There is, however, a catch.
Here is some good news for customers under AT&T’s prepaid brand -- Cricket Wireless has decided to boost the data cap on its $50 a month plan. From 5 gigabytes of data, mobile users now get to enjoy 8 gigabytes of data monthly. Also, the mobile operator has also done well to make the $50 a month plan a permanent option, instead of remaining as a special offer previously.
Smartphones with dual camera configurations are making waves in this year’s Consumer Electronic Show currently being held in the Entertainment Capital of the World. There was Huawei’s Honor 6X and Asus’ ZenFone 3 Zoom, which both made their debuts in CES 2017.
When ZTE introduced its Axon 7 smartphone back in May earlier this year, many found the device an unexpected delight, especially as a handset that comes with premium level specifications but with a more accessible pricing. Now, the Chinese phone maker is trying to take full advantage of the warm reception of the Axon 7 by unveiling a follow up that is even more affordable.
ZTE has just made its latest smartphone, the Axon 7, available for preordering by way of its official US website, and at Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, and Newegg, for a price of $400, with shipping to start on July 27th of this year. With the coming of the Axon 7, the $400 smartphone club just got a little more crowded.
As reported by Counterpoint Research, Samsung has beaten Apple in terms of smartphone market share across the United States. This is the first time that the South Korean phone maker has surpassed Apple in nearly a year.
It is no secret that Chinese phone makers have a bit of a hard time penetrating the United States mobile market. It may have something to do with all that espionage stuff, but the truth of the matter is, it is about to become even harder. According to a report by Reuters, Chinese phone maker ZTE is about to handed restrictions regarding what it is permitted to import from its suppliers in the US.
The ZTE Blade S6 is the newest smartphone from China-based phone maker ZTE. Targeted for the young demographic, the device is decidedly budget-friendly even as it features an octa-core chipset and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of the Android mobile operating system.
The ZTE Blade S6 also comes with a 13-megapixel camera on the rear side, then complemented nicely with a 5-megapixel camera on the front side.
Boost Mobile is launching two new smartphone offerings just as the year ends. Indeed, the prepaid mobile carrier (a subsidiary under Sprint) is welcoming the Lumia 635 and the ZTE Speed. Apart from launching two new devices for its customers, Boost Mobile has also decided to make its popular (but originally limited-time-only) Data Boost plans and pricing permanent.
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