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ZTE made quite an impression back at the MWC in February, when it introduced a bunch of uber-cool gadgets, including a quad-core smartphone for the budget-conscious and a quad-core tablet duo. Unfortunately,... none of those devices have been put up for sale and a large part of the interest surrounding the ZTE gadgets has been shattered to pieces due to all this waiting.

And if you’re all fed up with waiting...

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Just when you thought the Oppo Finder and its 6.65mm chassis is about to clinch the world’s thinnest smartphone title, along comes another contender that will have Oppo scrambling to go to... the gym and do a double check in front of the vanity mirror. ZTE is here to spoil the party for Oppo, by introducing a 6.2mm thick phone that is, for now, known as the Athena.

The ZTE Athena wa...

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As inconvenient as it is, it’s quite the norm for customers to get unwanted surprises (read: software glitches or hardware defects) upon purchasing an Android device — or any other electronic... devices for that matter. But how would you feel about buying a phone that comes with a built-in “backdoor” feature that allows others to manipulate the phone from afar for potentially unlawful purposes? Th...

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A few months ago, the American mobile phone service provider MetroPCS launched, together with ZTE – the Chinese handset manufacturer – an affordable, entry level Android phone called... the ZTE Score M. This Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with a variety of features like a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, a 600MHz CPU, a 3.2-megapixel camera,  Wi-Fi, 4GB of internal memory, a microSD slot...

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While the likes of Samsung and HTC are duking it out at the top, Huawei and ZTE are two manufacturers that customers can rely on for some affordable low-to mid-end Android phones and tablets.... Over the last couple of months, however, we’ve seen Huawei trying to leverage its position in the market by making its phones thinner and more powerful. Where does this leave ZTE?

The world’...

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Huawei and ZTE, two very popular manufacturers in their own Chinese market, have been relative unknown in the world smartphone arena, until the beginning of this year. After some impressive... demonstrations at this year’s Mobile World Congress, both companies are hoping to back up the “talk” with equally impressive sales figures. More precisely, Huawei and ZTE plan to sh...

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Announced back in January at CES 2012 Las Vegas, the Medfield chip represents Intel’s latest attempt to enter the smartphone processor market, one currently dominated by Qualcomm and Nvidia (both... using ARM architectures for their designs). Although Intel has high hopes that, starting with the second quarter of this year, major manufacturers will choose to implement the Medfield chip in their u...

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The Chinese at ZTE, like their conationals at Huawei, have a lot to prove this year at MWC. Both Chinese manufacturing giants have huge global businesses (ZTE is number four cell phone maker in the... world), but little influence in the immensely lucrative Western smartphone markets. However, that may change in the close future, and Samsung and HTC should really be worried.

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Less than a day after announcing two new ICS-running smartphones, ZTE ups the ante with the Mimosa X, a 4.3” device running on Nvidia’s Tegra 2 System-on-a-Chip . We have already seen many... devices built around Nvidia’s dual-core architecture, but the Mimosa X is special in two significant ways.

First, it holds the honor of being the first smartphone completely built on Nvidia sili...

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Everybody’s pretty excited to see what smartphone and tablet manufacturers will be announcing at the upcoming Mobile World Congress scheduled for this weekend. This is why they have been looking... out for information on what new devices can be expected from their favorite device manufacturers.

Over here at Android Authority, we also can’t hold our excitement. That is why we have kept our rea...