ZTE’s SPro 2 Smart Project Hits AT&T on April 24, Priced at $399 With Contract

The ZTE-made SPro 2 Smart Projector, which was showcased at this year’s CES, is hitting AT&T’s network on April 24. Potential buyers can pick it up for $399 on-contract or $499 with no agreement.

Being the neat little machine that it is, the SPro2 is a portable projector with auto keystone correction, WiFi hotspot for up to 10 devices, and can also stream media via a full-size HDMI port. Coming with its own built-in storage, you an also expand your space with a built-in SD card slot.  (more…)

AT&T to Carry ZTE’s SPro2, an Android Powered Projector, Hotspot, and Media Streamer

AT&T announced this morning that it plans to carry ZTE’s new SPro2, a product that has a handful of uses, but is classified as a smart projector with a touch screen that is powered by Android. No pricing or launch info was announced, but ZTE told us that it expects the device to hit store shelves of a “tier 1″ carrier this quarter – that could be AT&T.  (more…)

ZTE Announces nubia 5s mini LTE, Pre-order Available Through Amazon for $280

Another budget-friendly, off-contract device is available for American buyers this morning, the nubia 5s mini LTE from ZTE. The device is available through pre-order for US consumers directly from Amazon for the price of $279.99. As for specs, don’t expect to be blown away, but one thing the phone does have, is LTE connectivity.

The nubia 5s mini LTE features a Sharp-made IGZO 4.7″ HD display, Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear-facing camera, 5MP front-facing, 16GB of onboard memory, microSD for support up to 32GB of storage, 2,000mAh battery, and 4G LTE connectivity on T-Mobile and AT&T.  (more…)

Sprint’s Projector/Charger/Set-Top LivePro, the Only Hotspot You Will Ever Need

Most mobile hotspots are appropriately conspicuous, since they’re meant to be portable and stowable, after all, but the ZTE-made Sprint LivePro makes no stride to be subtle. Debuting first on Sprint, the 3G/4G hotspot is a veritable Swiss army knife, sporting a built-in DPL mini projector, back-up battery, and even HDMI out for media streaming.

The projector, powered by Android 4.2, takes MacGyverism to the extreme. In addition to the 5,000mAh battery, it packs a 4-inch touchscreen, built-in speaker, and headphone jack. Plus, it’s launching with a companion app that can serve media to it wirelessly. (more…)

ZTE Announces Budget-friendly Concord II, Bound for T-Mobile and Metro PCS

Need proof that the mid-range smartphone market is booming? If Motorola’s announcement wasn’t evidence enough, ZTE’s new Concord II handset might convince you.

The Concord II’s specifications are anything but impressive, but that is not very surprising for a budget smartphone. It has a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 5 MP camera, 1,820mAh battery, and no LTE.  (more…)

NVIDIA to Target Mid-Range “Other Half” of Smartphones Moving Forward

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Last week, the vice president of investor relations for NVIDIA, Rob Csongor, spoke of the company’s mobile strategies moving forward through 2013 and beyond. Currently, Samsung and Apple make up exactly 50% of this year’s first quarter mobile sales, so according to Csongor, NVIDIA will look to partner with the “other half” of the market such as HTC, ZTE, Huawei and other lower-placed companies to push its line of mobile processor.  (more…)