ZTE Aspect Lands On T-Mobile's Web Site
T-Mobile USA recently began selling the ZTE Aspect, an entry-level monoblock QWERTY device for messaging, on its web site. The Aspect features a 2.4-inch QVGA display, 3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and support for microSD memory cards. The Aspect, which is sold by AT&T as the Z431, runs a proprietary operating system and offers basic messaging and calling functions. The ZTE Aspect costs $69.99 and does not require a contract. It is compatible with T-Mobile's prepaid monthly service.
ZTE Quartz Is An Affordable Android Watch
ZTE today announced the Quartz, the company's first Android Wear smartwatch. The Quartz offers core tools for a modern wearable, including Android Wear 2.0, LTE connectivity for standalone calls and messaging, and an IP67 rating for protection against liquids and dirt.
AT&T's GoPhone Now Selling the ZTE Maven
AT&T's prepaid unit today added the ZTE Maven to its roster of inexpensive handsets. The Maven is a rebadged Overture 2, which is sold by AT&T's Cricket Wireless business.
ZTE Hawkeye Detailed In Full, to Feature Dual Cameras
ZTE today shared more information about its Project CSX handset, called Hawkeye. ZTE created a public campaign for Project CSX in 2016, which saw hundreds of entries.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
ZTE's Axon 7 Scores Android 7.1.1
ZTE today began pushing Android 7.1.1 to its Axon 7 flagship smartphone. The Axon 7 is one of the first devices other than Google's own Pixel handsets to receive this update.
ZTE = Junk, no warranty, bad repairs, rude customer service
ZTE CEO Lixin Cheng appears to have little concern in honoring warranty. ZTE has bad record of profitability and struggles to stay in the US cell phone market.
CEO Lixin Cheng claims national office in Richardson Texas, but don't try calling them. All you get is a prerecorded message. If you can't contact national office, what kind of company would ZTE possibly be.
My phone ear receiver quit two months after I purchased it at Radio Shack. Radio Shack would not accept the return, nor would Boost Mobile. They told me that I had to return the phone to ZTE. I did that and it took 17 days to get the phone back to me.......