After gathering a little over $36K of the $500K needed, ZTE’s Hawkeye campaign on Kickstarter has been shut down. This move follows a frantic request by the company’s Project CSX team to discover what would make this phone more attractive to potential buyers. As we can see, that didn’t work out too well. (more…)
A week ago, ZTE’s Project CSX unveiled the complete spec sheet for the crowdsourced Hawkeye smartphone. For a $199 introductory-priced smartphone with eye-tracking software and a sticky backside, the specs seemed fine, considering the low cost.
Highlights from that spec sheet are a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB of storage, 5.5″ FHD display, and rear-facing fingerprint reader. As it turns out, though, this phone is exciting nobody, with ZTE currently sitting at $35K of the $500K goal they need to reach by February 18. (more…)
When first unveiled around CES, ZTE did not provide a huge list of specifications for the Hawekeye, its “crowdsourced” smartphone that is already up for a pre-order of sorts over on Kickstarter. However, that all changed this morning, as ZTE has provided a complete list of OS and technical specs for the device. (more…)