ZTE to bring Nubia Z7 Max to India by October

NEW DELHI: Chinese handset maker ZTE is expected to launch its premium ‘Nubia Z7 Max’ handset in India ahead of the festive season to compete in the fiercely contested smartphone market.  Nubia Z7 Max, priced at around Rs 26,000, will be the first device from ZTE’s premium phone range to debut in India, the world’s fastest growing smartphone market.  ZTE will launch the device around September-October in the Rs 24,000-26,000 range, sources said.


ZTE plans to open handset R&D centre in India

SHANGHAI: Betting big on the burgeoning affordable handset market in India, Chinese telecom major ZTE today said it plans to set up a new R&D centre dedicated to mobile phones. The firm will also launch six new smartphones this year to tap the multi-billion dollar opportunity in India.  ZTE will price the smartphones between Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 catering to entry, mid and high-end segments.


Taiwan Mobile unveils own-branded 4G phones & tablet

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大), the country’s second-biggest mobile provider, introduced Thursday the new lineup of its own-branded mobile devices catering to price-sensitive subscribers to Taiwan’s upcoming 4G LTE network. The two 4G-enabled smartphones and a tablet in the Amazing series, manufactured by Chinese handset maker ZTE Corp., will be available next month and will start from NT$4,990 (US$166).