ZTE to Start Selling Mobile Phones in the US
ZTE USA, a Chinese maker of handsets and networking equipment, is making good on its promises earlier this year by entering the US market in a partnership with MetroPCS. It will provide MetroPCS with co-branded PCS and AWS handsets compatible with MetroPCS's CDMA network beginning in January. ZTE also has committed to supplying Sprint with WiMax-based devices that will work on Sprint's forthcoming WiMax network. ZTE did not provide any specific details about the handsets and devices themselves.
May 4, 2018
China hopes he U.S. will have a change of heart and alter the seven-year ban it imposed against ZTE.
Aug 23, 2018
Australia has banned Huawei from supplying equipment for future 5G mobile networks. Australia made the argument that Huawei poses a threat to its national security.
Mar 5, 2018
Xiaomi, the smartphone maker based in China, said it is eying a launch in the U.S. market within 12 months.
May 2, 2018
The government doesn't want military personnel buying Huawei or ZTE phones. The Pentagon has ordered the retail stores on U.S.
MPCS - ZTE C88
Does have fully USB 2.0 compliant mini-usb charging port/data port so it can even use RAZR chargers.
The main thing that stuck out in the specs was that it has a total message capacity of 1000 messages because of its massive 64mb internal memory. No word on how their disbursed (inbox/mms/outbox/sent/archive?) but it sounds alot better than some of the cheaper phones out there.
Should be priced close to the V3A, hopefully a bit cheaper eventually.
A good midrange choice, though I don't like the angle it opens too, its still a long ways fr...