ZTE Qing Yang 2 4G smartphone by China Telecom (China)

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As reported by Forbes, China Telecom has launched its first batch of 4G compatible smartphones on the local market. One of the first phones available for the operator’s 4G customers will be the ZTE Qing Yang 2. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8926 1.2GHz processor, the new Qing Yang 2 will support both the FDD-LTE and TD-LTE 4G network standards …

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Vringo takes ZTE to court in Romania over patent dispute

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As recently reported by Wall Street Journal, IP licensing specialist Vringo said it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ZTE in Romania. The filings allege infringement of the Romanian part of European Patent 1,808,029. The patent relates to the handover between different networks initiated by a mobile device. This patent has been declared essential to ETSI in connection with …

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China smartphone shipments drop 15% in Q1 – study

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According to a study by Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC), China’s smartphone shipment volume saw a 15 percent sequential decline in this year’s first quarter to 89.1 million units. The total number of models launched during this period is equivalent to 461. The report further shows that the largest part of smartphones sold in China were mid-tier models, packed …

EditorChina smartphone shipments drop 15% in Q1 – study

4G in Piedecuesta by Movistar Colombia

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Movistar Colombia has expanded its LTE network and 4G services to the city of Piedecuesta, in Santander department. The mobile operator reported it has invested over COP 1 billion for the implementation of its LTE network in Piedecuesta. The operator offers 23 smartphones from Samsung, Nokia, Sony, BlackBerry, Apple’s iPhone, Huawei, ZTE and Motorola, as well as MiFi modems compatible …

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Taiwan Mobile launches own-brand smartphone, tablet

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Taiwan Mobile has launched its own-brand Amazing A8 Android 4.4.2 3G smartphone in the local market, as reported by Digitimes. The operator has also launched the Amazing P6 Android 4.4.2 4G tablet. The Amazing A8 is produced by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on an ODM basis and will be sold at a contract-free retail price of TWD 4,990, …

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