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ZTE to show off Grand S, world’s thinnest phablet, at CES

ZTE to show off Grand S, world’s thinnest phablet, at CES

ZTE has announced that it will unveil its ultra-thin 5-inch phablet, the Grand S, at CES 2013, the upcoming mega tech event. The Grand S is only 6.9mm thick, making it the thinnest phablet to (eventually) hit the market. This comes shortly after it announced its other high-end phablet, the Nubia Z5, a sleek device that is unlike the Chinese company's typically lower-end devices.

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FCC filing shows the ZTE Grand X heading to T-Mobile

FCC filing shows the ZTE Grand X heading to T-Mobile

We first started to see ZTE's Grand X smartphone this past summer, following it up with a hands-on review of the rather sleek-looking handset. Now the device has made a new appearance, this time over at the FCC with a nice T-Mobile brand on its back, indicating that we'll be seeing the handset show up at the carrier sometime soon. Nothing official has been announced.

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ZTE launches 5-inch 1080p Nubia Z5 phablet

ZTE launches 5-inch 1080p Nubia Z5 phablet

Chinese company ZTE has been taking some pretty big steps lately to push itself into the phablet market, having announced a new upcoming phablet yesterday and releasing the Nubia Z5 today. The Nubia Z5 was launched in China, and offers surprisingly high-end specs for a company known for its typically low-end devices. The handset is priced at the equivalent of $400.

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ZTE unveils low-resolution U887 5-inch phablet

ZTE unveils low-resolution U887 5-inch phablet

ZTE, the Chinese company known for its inexpensive, low-end mobile devices, has announced the U887, a 5-inch phablet aimed at those who want a big screen for a (presumably) small price tag. The phone has low-to-decent specs, and not much to offer beyond that. There's no word yet on when the handset will arrive or what its price will be, but it could be a nice option for someone wanting to score an inexpensive phablet.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 18, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 18, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. In the wake of the Instagram controversy, today we broke down the company's new Terms of Service to examine what they really mean while telling you how you can ditch Instagram for good, if that's what you want to do. We also told you about five services that would make a good replacement for Instagram, while the company's co-founder wrote a blog post in an attempt to clear some things up. Instagram controversy aside, today Google Play launched a free alternative to iTunes Match, while Twitter shot past the 200 million monthly active users mark.

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ZTE Grand Era LTE revealed with dual-mode LTE

ZTE Grand Era LTE revealed with dual-mode LTE

This week the ZTE Grand Era LTE has been revealed in Hong Kong with no less than the ability to connect to two different kinds of 4G LTE mobile data. This machine works with China Mobile Hong Kong's first commercial converged TD-LTE / LTE FDD network - but there's a hitch to this dual-connecting beast. Before we get to that though, it's all about the specifications: a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM under a 4.5-inch 1280 x 720 pixel resolution display with Gorilla Glass up front for hardcore scratch resistance.

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ZTE unveils the smallest 4G LTE datacard available

ZTE unveils the smallest 4G LTE datacard available

ZTE has announced the launch of its MF823, a small dongle it touts as the smallest 4G LTE data card currently available. The little white unit has already launched in Kazakhstan, of all places, and is heading for Europe and Asia "soon." The press release doesn't state a price, but if similar offerings from the company are any indication, you'll likely be looking at $200+ for the unit.

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ZTE teases 5.9-inch 1080p Windows Phone smartphone

ZTE teases 5.9-inch 1080p Windows Phone smartphone

ZTE is a Chinese company that makes all manner of smartphones. ZTE's head of market strategy, Lu Qian Hao, has teased a photograph of a smart phone using a Chinese Twitter equivalent called Weibo. The tease picture shows that the company is hard at work on Windows Phone devices.

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ZTE unveils $160 U950 quad-core smartphone

ZTE unveils $160 U950 quad-core smartphone

The world can use a few more low-cost, high-powered smartphones. Chinese manufacturer ZTE has announced its new U950 Android mobile, which features a quad-core processor and a low price tag of $160. The first 100,000 consumers to step up will be able to place an order on November 11.

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Huawei offers unrestricted access to software code in light of spying allegations

Huawei offers unrestricted access to software code in light of spying allegations

Earlier this month, Huawei was one of two Chinese manufacturers (the other being ZTE) accused of potentially spying for the Chinese government. The US House Intelligence Committee recommended that the company be avoided. Huawei retorted that the accusations are baseless, and now has offered to provide unrestricted access to its software code to prove its innocence.

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White House finds no evidence of Huawei spying, source says

White House finds no evidence of Huawei spying, source says

Last week, Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE were accused of potentially spying for the Chinese government, with the US House Intelligence Committee recommending that both companies be avoided, and that acquisitions and mergers be blocked in the US. A couple days later, Canada reconsidered using Huawei as part of its upcoming government communications network due to the concerns expressed by US lawmakers. Now, according to a Reuter's source, a White House review found no evidence that Huawei is spying.

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Huawei faces ban in Canada over security risks

Huawei faces ban in Canada over security risks

Earlier this week, both Huawei and ZTE were accused of espionage practices on behalf of the Chinese government, and the US House Intelligence Committee recommended that companies in the US should refrain from using either Huawei or ZTE hardware. Of course, both companies denied the claims, but Huawei is now getting a lot of grief from Canada.

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