MetroPCS today introduced the ZTE Avid 4G, the latest smartphone that's compatible with the prepaid carrier's 4G LTE network that is available for purchase now.
MetroPCS announced that it will soon offer the ZTE Anthem 4G Android phone. The ZTE Anthem 4G will be the first LTE-capable Android phone that ZTE releases in the United States, and it will be among many 4G handset options for MetroPCS customers.
ZTE became the first phone maker to announce an Android 4.0 phone powered by an Intel processor. The ZTE Grand X IN features an Intel Atom Z2460 processor, and will be the "flagship handset" from the Chinese company.
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer ZTE has vaulted into the number five slot among smartphone manufacturers worldwide, thanks to its strong performance in the second quarter this year.
ZTE has taken the wraps off the Grand X LTE, a new Android smartphone headed to Asian and European markets soon. The Grand X LTE is the first ZTE smartphone to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor and an integrated LTE chipset.
ZTE has acknowledged that a security vulnerability exists in the Score smartphone sold by Cricket in the U.S. The vulnerability could allow a malicious attacker to gain control of the device and access a user's personal information.
Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE plans to sell over 100 million smartphones annually by the year 2015, a steep increase from the 15 million it did in 2011. Additionally, the company says that it plans to release its first competitors to the Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone/tablet hybrid.
The new ZTE Era is a quad-core smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and measures a mere 7.8mm thick. ZTE plans to launch the Era in Europe and China later this year.
ZTE announced its second Windows Phone device at Mobile World Congress 2012, the Orbit. The Orbit is a lower end model that features the latest version of Windows Phone 7.5 with support for lower spec processors and 256MB of RAM. The Orbit's 1GHz processor and less RAM did make a noticeable difference to us when using the device, though ZTE says that the software is not yet finalized. Also interesting to note with the Orbit is that ZTE claims it has support for NFC, which would make it the first Windows Phone smartphone we have seen with this feature.
ZTE and Sprint have announced the Fury, a new low-end Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that costs just under $20 on-contract.