ZTE unveils Axon Watch smartwatch

ZTE Axon Watch

ZTE unveiled its new flagship Axon brand last week when it unveiled the ZTE Axon smartphone (which will come to Canada later this year).The company today announced that it will also launch a smartwatch under that brand. Unlike its smartphone sibling, the ZTE Axon Watch is unlikely to make it out of China for now. ZTE revealed only a few […]

Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile launch ZTE Grand X

ZTE Grand X

Another Chinese manufacturer has launched its first smartphone in Canada. Both Bell Mobility and flanker brand Virgin Mobile Canada now offer the ZTE Grand X, an entry-level handset that will compete against devices like the Moto E which recently launched in Canada ( and which it undersells in fact). “The Grand X continues our commitment to providing affordable premium electronics to Canadians,” […]

ZTE wants to build an iOS smartphone


This one is likely headed straight to the “Not going to happen anytime soon” category but ZTE would love to build a smartphone powered by iOS. Speaking to PCMag, ZTE USA CEO Lixin Cheng also said that he envisions a future where the modular smartphone concept popularized by Google’s Project Ara and ZTE’s own Eco-Mobius would extend to operating systems. […]

MWC 2014: Microsoft announces nine new Windows Phone hardware partners


Huawei was not the only company to get an early start on Mobile World Congress. Microsoft also today held a press conference. While it had no new devices to unveil, it did announce that it has added nine new Windows Phone hardware partners to “broaden the portfolio of devices for consumers and introduce new price points to accelerate growth in […]

ZTE teases “wide array of high-tech devices” for CES 2014


ZTE has quite the device lineup planned for CES 2014. Promising “more than smartphones,” the company is not only bringing five new smartphones including a new flagship one but a new smartwatch, a phablet with dual-screen functionality and more. “ZTE has been developing a portfolio of fantastic consumer electronics on top of the smartphones for which we’ve become well known,” […]