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ZTE fesses up to security vulnerability in Score smartphone
By Dan Seifert on Friday May 18, 2012

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.

ZTE talks Samsung Galaxy Note competitor, plans to sell 100 million smartphones annually by 2015
By Dan Seifert on Monday April 23, 2012

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.

ZTE Era quad-core Android 4.0 smartphone live demo from MWC 2012
By Dan Seifert on Monday April 02, 2012

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 Orbit Windows Phone smartphone live hands-on
By Dan Seifert on Monday April 02, 2012

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 Fury smartphone for Sprint offers Android 2.3 Gingerbread for $20
By Dan Seifert on Friday March 09, 2012

ZTE and Sprint have announced the Fury, a new low-end Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that costs just under $20 on-contract.

Hands-on with ZTE's skinny quad-core Era smartphone
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday February 28, 2012

ZTE was showing off its new Era smartphone, a quad-core packing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset that measures less than 8mm thick, at Mobile World Congress 2012 and we stopped by ZTE's booth for a closer look.

ZTE Orbit Windows Phone smartphone live hands-on
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday February 28, 2012

ZTE has announced the Orbit, its second Windows Phone device. The Orbit is one of the new lower-end Windows Phone smartphones that makes do with a lower-spec processor and less RAM than older models were required to have. We stopped by the ZTE booth at Mobile World Congress 2012 to get a quick look at the Orbit.

ZTE packs quad-core processor into the Era, keeps it less than 8mm thick
By Dan Seifert on Monday February 27, 2012

At Mobile World Congress 2012, ZTE has announced the Era, a new high-end Android smartphone with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a 7.8mm thick frame.

ZTE Orbit smartphone with Windows Phone 7.5 announced
By Dan Seifert on Monday February 27, 2012

ZTE has announced the Orbit, its next Windows Phone smartphone after the Tania from last year. The Orbit is powered by a 1GHz processor and has 4-inch display.

ZTE says it will launch 8 new phones next week, including multi-core models
By Dan Seifert on Thursday February 23, 2012

Not content to let LG steal all of the multi-core thunder at Mobile World Congress next week, ZTE has revealed that it will announce 8 new smartphones at the show. ZTE has already tipped its hand a bit this week with announcements of the Mimosa X and the PF200 and N910, but it seems that the company has more surprises in store for the actual conference. ZTE says its announcements will feature devices with multi-core chipsets, LTE, and other 4G services, and will include both Android and Windows Phone devices. The company is holding a press conference on Monday, and we will be there to bring you all of the goodies.