Wednesday, February 28, 2024


This company just announced lots of new Android phones, and they look great

ZTE doesn't have a big presence in the U.S., but it just announced a bunch of new Android phones at MWC 2024 — and they look pretty good.

ZTE’s new Android tablet is one of the craziest we’ve seen in 2024

ZTE has announced a new tablet with a whole lot of buzzwords attached to it. Say hello to the ZTE Nubia Pad 3D II, which combines 3D, AI, and 5G.

ZTE releases Nubia Z50S Pro: Arrives with 35mm lens, Gen 2 chipset

Nubia Z50S Pro arrives with nice features especially at the camera level. There are three variants of the device. Two come with lens-like camera bump, with strong feel of leather. The third one, according to a reliable source, comes inspired by ice, decorated with an opalescent ring.Nubia Z50S Pro designPaying attention to the front of the phone, one is quick to notice the device has a large screen that makes it easy for users to watch movies, play games, and do other things. A large 6.78 AMOLED display with 1260×2800 pixel resolution, with 452 ppi. The device is a 10-bit panel with 100 percent coverage of DCI-P3. Amazingly, the device supports DC dimming and high frequency dimming.Those who love gaming will be fond of the display which runs at 120Hz and boasts 1,000Hz touch sampling. That doesn’t mean it can perform as great as the Red Magic when it comes to gaming. However, users will not be disappointed at the Nubia Z50S Pro gaming capacity.Camera features of Nubia Z50S ProIt is equipped with 50MP ultra-wide camera that has 13mm lens, doubling as a macro cam. It is able to focus at fair 2.5cm/1in. taking photos from isn’t a problem with this device because it’s got 80mm tele lens with a 16MP sensor at the rear. One can find the pictures taken with Nubia Z50S Pro online as ZTE already shared them so would-be buyers could comprehend the power of the device. You can see some of them on this post.One of the pictures snapped with the phonePerformancePower isn’t an issue in this device as the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 chipset keeps the phone cool while it is in extensive use. There’s a massive 4,233mm vapor chamber that helps accomplish this. On the battery side, it boasts a 5,100mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging. It lasts for more than a day on a single charge.Availability and pricePre-order is still on-going but the open sale starts on the 27th of July. There are three versions of Nubia Z50S Pro available. The 12/256GB which sells at $515, other variants are 12GB/1TB, and 16GB/1TB.

MWC Barcelona 2023: All the Gadgets and Phones

MWC 2023 Barcelona (Mobile World Congress) the greatest mobile phone event of the year ended on a high note. The event was held in Barcelona from Feb 27 to March 2. What a wonderful event, every brand showcased a glimpse of their latest gadgets. The event witnessed over 88,500 attendees from 202 different countries and territories. At MWC 2023, we saw a ton latest and futuristic gadgets, from concept phones and rollable display phones to the latest gadgets from brands that you can actually buy. Talking about numbers, MWC Barcelona 2023 observed a boost in numbers this year. The event saws Over 40% keynote speakers are from adjacent countries, with more than 40% female keynote speakers. More than 2,400 exhibitors, sponsors, and partners. More than 2,400 journalists and industry analysts from around the world attended the event in person.No doubt, MWC Barcelona 2023 was the greatest event ever this year. Here are some gadgets which really really impressed us a lot. Motorola showcased Moto Rizr- Motorola’s concept rollable phoneCredit- The MrMobileAt MWC 2023, Motorola presented its latest Moto Rizr rollable smartphone (you can call it the latest innovative phone too). It’s just a concept smartphone but that needs some improvements so far. Moto Rizr rollable concept phone will soon hit the market says Yuanqing Yang, the CEO of Lenovo. Talking about its features, the phone sports a 5-inch main display that can be rolled up to a 6.5-inch panel. Furthermore, the smartphone has great camera specs which capture really good shots. Motorola’s product marketing head, Angelina Gomez demonstrated the rollable phone’s capabilities during the presentation at MWC. The smartphone automatically expands to a larger screen when texting, writing mail, and watching a video on youtube. Definitely, this Motorol’s Moto Rizr rollable concept smartphone is a game changer in the world of rollable or foldable smartphones. OnePlus 11 ConceptThis is Oneplus’ coolest concept phone to date. The Oneplus 11 concept smartphone sports a stunning design with mesmerizing blue-colored pipelines on the back. OnePlus introduced its latest OnePlus 11 concept smartphone equipped with Active CryoFlex liquid cooling technology. OnePlus claims that the Active CryoFlex liquid cooling technology can bring down the temperature of the phone by up to 2.1°C during gaming and 1.6°C during charging. You can check out the full details of the OnePlus 11 Concept phone here.Xiaomi unveils Xiaomi 13 series and AIoT ProductsXiaomi announced the most prominent camera-focused Xiaomi 13 series at the MWC. Xiaomi collaborated with a popular camera brand Leica to achieve the best photography results in every condition. Xiaomi 13 Pro is the higher-end variant in the 13 series and comes with a stunning 6.73-inch 2K AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, 12GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of storage options. Along with the Xiaomi 13 series, the brand also launches its latest AIoT products including Buds 4 Pro, Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro, and Electric scooter 4 ultra, Check out the full details here. Realme GT 3 240W Realme unveiled one of the most exciting Realme GT 3 smartphones at the MWC 2023. The smartphone is pretty famous for its ultra-fast charging speed. Realme packed 240W fast charging technology in the Realme GT 3 smartphone. According to Realme, the smartphone charges 20% in just 80 seconds, that’s crazy. It’s the fast-charging smartphone on the market. But Realme also has rivals too when it comes to the offering fastest charging solutions. Redmi’s Note 12 Pro Plus Discovery Edition has 210W fast charging tech which almost charges phone the 100% in just 9 minutes.Tecno Phantom V FoldTecno’s first-ever foldable smartphone under the subbrand called Phantom. Tecno makes its emphatic entrance into the foldable market with its premium Phantom V Fold smartphone.The book-style Phantom V Fold smartphone is the first smartphone powered by MediaTek Dimesity 9000+ processor which makes it a powerful foldable smartphone on the market. Tecno’s latest foldable is the perfect rival to the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2, Galaxy Z Fold 4, and others. Speaking about specs, the Phantom V Fold sports a 7.85-inch 2k+ AMOLED display when unfolded and a 6.42-inch FHD+ AMOLED display when folded. You get a triple rear camera setup in the Phantom V Fold with a 50MP primary sensor joined with a 50MP telephoto and 13MP wide-angle lens. There’s a 32MP external display selfie camera and a 16MP internal display camera. It’s equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging support. OPPO showcases battery-less tracking tags and its premium Find N2 Flip and IoT productsOPPO introduced its first-ever battery-free tracker at Mobile World Congress 2023. The tracker is operated by using technologies such as RF signal harvesting, backscattering, and low-power computing. OPPO also showcased the OPPO Find N2 Flip smartphone at MWC which was already launched in the global market. A worthy competitor to the galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with interesting features. It has a remarkably larger 3.26-inch cover display which is the largest cover display ever in the foldable segment (Galaxy Z Flip 4 has just a 1.9-inch cover screen ). The smartphone features a clamshell folding design. It comes with a 6.8-inch OLED panel, Dimensity 9000+ processor, and a 4,300mAh battery (bigger than Galaxy Z Flip 4’s 3700mAh). OPPO Find N2 Flip check out full details here.ZTE unveiled the Nubia Pad 3D tabletZTE introduced its latest and most advanced Nubia Pad 3D tablet at MWC. The pad has the capability to produce 3D effects without the need for glasses. The Nubia Pad 3D flaunts a 12.4-inch IPS LCD 2560x1600px resolution display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 16:10 aspect ratio. ZTE’s 3D tablet comes with a DLB layer developed by Leica, which offers an immersive 3D viewing experience. Furthermore, the tablet is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor paired with 256GB storage. It houses massive a 9,700mAh battery with 33W fast charging support and runs on Android 13 out of the box.MWC 2023 was packed with so many latest, futuristic, and innovative gadgets. It’s going to be very exciting when products like Techno Phantom V Fold and Nubia Pad 3d, will hit the market in 2023. It will be fun to see competition between foldable, wearables, and smartphones too.

ZTE Axon 30S offers under-display camera for affordable price

A new model of the ZTE Axon series is on the way. Even though ZTE already has a third-generation under-display camera (UDC) flagship, the 40 Ultra, the company is poised to re-raise its 2021 iterations with the new release. The ZTE Axon 30S is a slightly upgraded version of the ZTE Axon 30.ZTE Axon 30S costs $238, but is it worth it?The 6.92-inch, 10-bit OLED display on the ZTE Axon 30S has an FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The new device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC. Even though the chipset is becoming older, it can still easily handle basic work. Furthermore, it has adequate power to handle demanding games smoothly. The phone has an internal storage capacity of up to 256 GB and up to 12 GB of RAM.ZTE Axon 30S has a 16MP under-display (UD) selfie camera and a UD fingerprint scanner. Along with an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 5MP macro lens, there is a 64MP primary camera on the back of the device. The 30S also includes enhanced 55W charging for a 4,500mAh battery.The device still runs Android 12 with a MyOS from ZTE. It has not been officially announced yet, but the 30S may finally get Android 13.The pricing has also changed, with the entry-level 8/128GB model costing $238 while the 12/256GB model costs $308 — the same price as the 8/128GB Axon 30’s debut price a year ago. Chinese customers can purchase an Axon 30S in black or blue starting today. However, there are currently no details on worldwide availability.Given that the under-display camera is a trend in the mobile industry, it is important to remember that ZTE is also present in this market.It is worth noting that individuals looking for a ZTE device with top features might choose the ZTE Axon 40 series. These devices are offered in all major markets with more recent CPUs and under-screen cameras.

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ZTE Axon 40 Ultra launches in China

ZTE this week announced its Axon 40 Ultra smartphone for China, putting the flagship experience up for pre-sale with a starting price of about $750 USD. The ZTE Axon 40 Ultra runs Android 12 with the handset maker’s MyOS 12 interface and features high-end hardware. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor is paired with at least 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB storage. Other versions include 12GB and 16GB of memory with 512GB and 1TB of internal storage capacity.The phone houses a 6.8-inch AMOLED display at 1,116 x 2,480 pixel resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate. Moreover, it has a peak brightness of 1500 nits, 360Hz touch sampling, and 10-bit color depth. The 5,000mAh battery supports up to 65W super-fast charging.When it comes to cameras, ZTE leans pretty heavily into this space for the Axon 40 Ultra. Present here are 64-megapixel triple camera system with wide and ultrawide shooters.The main camera has 35mm equivalent focal length, with a 7P lens and a large aperture of f/1.6, which give it a hardware-based optical blur effect. The ultra-wide camera has a 16mm equivalent focal length and 4cm macro capability while the telescope periscope lens has a 91mm focal length with optical image stabilization. According to ZTE, the Axon 40 Ultra is the only smartphone on the market with 8k ultra-high-definition video recording. Furthermore, it comes packed with AI capabilities and shooting modes for capturing in low-light settings as well as more humanistic colors. Rounding out the hardware are Snapdragon Sound, DTS Audio stereo dual speakers, and a large vapor chamber for cooling. The whole thing is sleek and sexy with a “super-curved” waterfall surface design, rear-camera frameless glass design, and a practically hidden metal platform.ZTE Axon 40 Ultra is available for purchase in Mainland China now with a global release expected in June. It’s currently available for for ¥4998 for 8+256GB and ¥5298 for 12+256GB models.

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ZTE launches four new Blade V40 series budget phones for global markets

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ZTE launches four new Blade V40 series budget phones for global markets

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