Fancy a £60 Firefox Phone?

Do we really need another smartphone OS to contend with iOS, Android and Windows Phone? Anyway, for just £60, the ZTE Open Firefox-powered phone might be worth a punt, maybe? Strangely, it's exclusively being sold by ZTE on eBay; that's where phones go to die, right? Read More >>

The New Smartphone War: 7 Apple and Samsung Challengers

You might call it a lack of ambition. Or you could just call it being very pragmatic. At a recent roundtable with reporters in Tokyo, the head of Sony's mobile business professed his desire to be the No. 3 player in smartphones behind Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry's CEO said the same thing heading up to the launch of BlackBerry Z10. Breaking the Sampple duopoly is no easy task, given that IDC says the two companies account for more than 50 per cent of smartphones sold worldwide. Read More >>

Meet the ZTE Open, First Official Firefox OS Phone

There have been a few Firefox OS developer phones floating around but now, Mozilla has announced the first official Firefox OS handset at Mobile World Congress: The ZTE Open. Read More >>

Looks Like a Phones 4u Is Going to Make Its Own Phones Too

Not content with pushing out its own mobile network, it seems Phones 4u wants to make its own phones too. It's apparently partnering with ZTE to make it happen. Would you buy an own-brand Phones 4u handset? Read More >>

The Five Best Phones of CES 2013

Compared to years past, CES 2013 was pretty light on phones. The focus was more on health/fitness gadgets and 4K UHD TVs. But among the few phones at the show, we some good ones. Here are the top five. Read More >>

ZTE Grand S Hands-On: Superphone Doesn't Seem So Super

We love an underdog story. So when we saw that ZTE—a company which in the UK is not so synonymous with "quality" — was making a spec-monster phone, we were excited. After playing with it for about ten minutes, we're a bit less enthusiastic. Read More >>

ZTE Grand S Makes It Official: Everyone and Their Mother Will Make a Superphone This Year

The name ZTE doesn't mean a ton in the UK. The Chinese company has only had a handful of phones make it to our shores and they've been way on the low end. Now, suddenly, they're going for broke with the Grand S. Read More >>

Intervention: We Need to Talk About the Phablets

Look. We knew that at CES this year, we'd be inundated with a metric tonne of giant phone/tablet monstrosities. We were ready. We braced ourselves, stretched our hands out, and I even practiced my best smiling-through-gritted-teeth face. But I can't handle it any more. Manufacturers are out of control, and it's got to stop, before IT'S TOO LATE! Read More >>

ZTE's Also Planning a 5-Inch 1080p Phablet Monstrosity

CES is still a few weeks away, but we already know what's going to dominate news there: phablets. Specifically, 5-inch+ Full HD beasts like the one above. Already teased by ZTE, it's apparently called the Grand S and packs a 5-inch 1080p display. Not much else is known yet -- but if for some reason this floats your boat, it's confirmed to debut at CES in 2 week's time. Get stretching your hands. [Engadget via Techradar] Read More >>

It's Impossible To Tell If China's Stupid Giant 6-Inch Windows Phone Is a Joke or Not

This is it, guys. Smartphones are now significantly bigger than your average penis. And it's China's fault. China and its monstrous 5.9-inch Windows Phone screen, which is baffling and probably warrants a nuclear strike from the US. This is happening. Read More >>

ZTE Hoping to Launch Mozilla Phone Early 2013

Rumours have been circulating about the imminent arrival of a Mozilla phone for some time. Now the Wall Street Journal and Reuters are reporting that ZTE is planning to launch a Mozilla-powered phone in the first quarter of 2013. Read More >>

ZTE Goes High-End with 4.5" Android 4.0 Goliath

ZTE has just confirmed plans to launch yet another different type of mobile telephone, in the large, slab like shape of its ZTE PF112 model. Read More >>

In Association With SONY
Quad-Core Android 4.0 Phone on the Way From ZTE

This Android power race is getting rather absurd, with even budget smartphone specialist ZTE announcing plans to launch a quad-core Android 4.0 powerhouse during the second half of 2012. Read More >>

In Association With SONY
Launching Eight Phones on One Day Isn't Impressive, It's Indecisive

In the run-up to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, ZTE has just announced that it will be launching eight new phones at the event. I hate to be the one to break it to you, ZTE, but less can be more. Read More >>

ZTE Doing Android 4.0 on a Budget This Year

Chinese mobile maker ZTE has revealed it'll be showing off two new Android models at next week's Mobile World Congress event, one of which we're pretty likely to see hit our shelves during 2012. Read More >>

In Association With SONY
ZTE Thinks Britons Will Buy Anything: Punts a Not-That-Cheap Budget 7-Inch Android Tablet For February

ZTE’s been on a budget smartphone mission as of late in the UK. Now it’s pushing a cheapish 7-inch Android tablet, but the problem is that it’s not running Ice Cream Sandwich. In fact it’s not even running Honeycomb; it’s still running Gingerbread. What are they thinking? Read More >>


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