ZTE introduces two Blade models in Poland

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ZTE has introduced two new models of its series Blade in Poland, the ZTE Blade VEC 4G and ZTE Blade VEC 3G, reports Media2.pl. The recommended retail price of the VEC 4G is PLN 799 and the cost of the VEC 3G is PLN 699. In the coming months, ZTE plans to start official retail sales in Poland of additional smartphone models. …

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ZTE still to decide smatwatch launch date

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According to CCS Insight, ZTE has still not decided when to start selling its Bluewatch smartwatch, exhibited at trade shows such as CES, given the low sales in the wearables sector. The chief executive of the company’s devices business outside Asia and the US, Kan Yulu, told the Financial Times “The retailer feedback is still not good on sales, even …

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ZTE Geek price slashes

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Mobile operator Life:) Belarus has reduced the monthly payment for the ZTE Geek smartphone bought on installment in its shops. The device is powered by the tetra-core Intel Z2580 processor supporting the Hyper Threading technology, as well as the SGX544MP2 graphics chipset. The smartphone features a 5-inch screen, 8 megapixel main camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera. The monthly payment …

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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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ZTE develops dynamic mesh network for 5G

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ZTE unveiled details of a new 5G access network architecture based on dynamic mesh networking and IP backhaul. The move comes despite no formal industry definition of 5G being anywhere near confirmed. ZTE stated in a release that there could be many types of base station including UDN [user densification network], massive MIMO [multiple-input multiple-output], traditional macro, and D2D, in …

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Loop agrees settlement with Vodafone (India)

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Vodafone India and Loop Mobile have resolved a dispute over unpaid interconnection fees, the Hindu writes. Vodafone blocked all incoming calls from its smaller rival earlier this week, claiming that it was owed long overdue interconnect fees from Loop. We have reached an agreement for payment settlement with Loop Mobile. Accordingly the connection is being restored, as reported by Vodafone in a …

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