Tag Archives: ZTE

Rumored ZTE “Olympia” officially unveiled as ZTE ZMAX

T-Mobile and ZTE have confirmed the existence of a budget-friendly phablet. Dubbed ZMAX, it’ll be available from September 24th and will cost just $252 (or $10.50 per month on EIP with $0 down). Apart from having a name that takes me back to the days of DROID MAXX, EPIC 4G and Thunderbolt, the ZMAX boasts some impressive specs for the price. It has the 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 2GB RAM, a … [read full article]

T-Mobile set to launch a new ZTE-made 4G hotspot device?

Hints at new products can crop up in many places, but often times if it’s a minor device, T-Mobile itself can inform us of new gadgets before they’re available. This time out, that’s exactly what’s happened. In T-Mobile’s Support Pages, in the ‘Mobile Internet’ section, information on a new mobile hotspot has been uploaded. Dubbed the T-Mobile 4G HotSpot Z64, the device has been manufactured by ZTE. All kinds of information … [read full article]

ZTE’s incoming “Olympia” Z970 phablet: Features 6-inch display, 8MP camera and runs Android 4.4.2

This week we’ve seen some news regarding an unreleased ZTE device set to land on T-Mobile’s network. So far though, the device itself has remained something of a mystery. All we’ve seen is a leaked picture of the device and a simple statement from EvLeaks stating that the “Olympia” is on its way. Thankfully, we can add a little more meat to those bones to … [read full article]

ZTE phablet being tested on T-Mobile [leak]

Serial leakster, @evleaks is back this morning with another device that’s undergoing testing at T-Mobile. The smartphone/phablet made by ZTE is a complete unknown since it’s not been announced by the manufacturer or by T-Mobile. From the picture, it would seem to be running one of the latest versions of Android. But apart from that, I would just be guessing if I was to speculate on any features. There have been vague … [read full article]

Handset Manufacturers Discuss T-Mobile’s “Killing” Of The Subsidy

T-Mobile’s dynamic shift away from the subsidy model of the US wireless industry is definitely raising eyebrows. We’ve already heard from the heads of AT&T and Verizon, both of whom have stated they are closely watching the reaction to T-Mobile’s efforts. AT&T’s CEO feelings have been shared by the likes of Telefonica and Vodafone in Spain lending more credit to the idea that T-Mobile’s move may offer more risk than reward. Still, … [read full article]

“Slow T-Mobile News Day?” Why Yes It Is, So Here’s Some Stuff To Read

As the year winds down we’re in a bit of a T-Mobile news lull and while that’s fairly standard coming off the holidays, it makes for the only time I’ll ever allow the words “slow news day” on the website. With that in mind, we’ll take a look at some of the other happenings around the web with a T-Mobile twist of course. The amazing minds at CyanogenMod have released nightlies for … [read full article]

House Intelligence Committee Says Huawei, ZTE May Be Under Influence Of Chinese Government

A new report written by the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has concluded that both Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese smartphone manufacturers should be prevented from expanding their business in the US. The report and findings follow an 11-month investigation into both companies, as reported via Reuters which saw a draft of the House report saying that both companies may be subject to the influence of the Chinese government, possibly representing an espionage threat. “U.S. network providers and system developers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The ZTE Concord, Their Most Affordable No-Contract Android Smartphone

T-Mobile just announced the availability of the T-Mobile Concord, their most affordable no annual contract Android smartphone option. The Concord is perfect for customers interested in moving up into the smartphone world, with a price of just $99.99 on any qualifying Monthly4G plan. The T-Mobile Concord can also be paired with any Walmart Family Mobile plan with no annual contract for just $99.98.   Full Press Release: T-Mobile Expands Its No Annual Contract … [read full article]

ZTE-Manufactured Device Bound For T-Mobile Pops Up On FCC Website

Enter the T-Mobile Aspect, a ZTE-manufacturered device just discovered passing through the hallowed halls of the FCC under the name ZTE F555. As the device appears to only have AWS/1900 on board for 3G/4G access, we’re pretty sure we’re looking at a feature phone, not a smartphone. For the most part, since the end of 2011, T-Mobile’s smartphones have featured at least 850/AWS/1900 on board and as this ZTE device doesn’t seem to … [read full article]