US commerce department lifts ban on ZTE after Final deposits of $1.4 billion penalty

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The US Secretary of Commerce Department on Friday has lifted the ban on American firms selling products to China’s ZTE Corp. With this, the company is removed from all hurdles to start rebuilding its business. The ban was lifted after ZTE has paid the final penalty of $400 million from the $1.4 billion in escrow at a U.S. bank.  Continue reading “US commerce department lifts ban on ZTE after Final deposits of $1.4 billion penalty”

US Govt temporarily lifts ban on ZTE, allows to update phones and other equipment

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The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted a portion of the ban on ZTE. The company had to pay $1 billion fine and is now authorized by the United States to continue supporting the existing equipment and consumer devices. This also is designed to keep the company’s infrastructure running and allow it to deliver software/security patch updates to its smartphones. Continue reading “US Govt temporarily lifts ban on ZTE, allows to update phones and other equipment”

Nubia smartphone with dual displays, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, dual rear cameras surface in renders

Nubia NX606J smartphone, which is expected to be flagship Z18 was certified by TENAA in China back in April with 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, Snapdragon 845 SoC , up to 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 3350mAh battery, but the phone is yet to go official. Now a new Nubia smartphone has surfaced on State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) in China.

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President Trump orders ZTE to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions, change management for ban to be lifted

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Back in April, US Govt has banned ZTE for violating the terms of a sanctions settlement. The company was caught illegally shipping goods to Iran, the U.S said the officials. ZTE then responded and said the verdict is unfair and threatens the survival. However, Earlier this month, American President Donal Trump Tweeted and pledged to reverse course saying that President Xi of China and him are working together to give ZTE a way to get back into the business, fast. Continue reading “President Trump orders ZTE to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions, change management for ban to be lifted”

US Govt pledges to bring ZTE back into business

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After cutting ZTE from U.S. suppliers for violating North Korea and Iran sanctions, American President Donal Trump Tweets reverse course saying that President Xi of China and him are working together to give ZTE a way to get back into the business, fast. Continue reading “US Govt pledges to bring ZTE back into business”

Nubia’s Full Screen 3.0 bezel-less smartphone teased by CEO, could be Nubia Z18

Nubia’s CEO Ni Fei has teased with an image that the company is working on Full Screen 3.0 technology for its upcoming smartphone with minimal bezels. He said that the Z17S, that was introduced in October last year featured high 90.36% screen-to-body ratio, and this phone could come with even higher screen-to-body ratio.

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ZTE submits application to U.S. Commerce Department seeking suspension of business ban

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ZTE Corp has submitted an application to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) seeking for the suspension of a business ban. ZTE was banned for seven years from using USA based companies components and software.  Continue reading “ZTE submits application to U.S. Commerce Department seeking suspension of business ban”

ZTE patent hint at dual notch display smartphone design

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ZTE Iceberg was unveiled as the world’s first smartphone with a dual-notch design that we have seen earlier this month. The phone is expected to release after 2018 in Asia, Europe, North America. However, today according to the new patent files, we see yet another ZTE phone with dual notch display. Continue reading “ZTE patent hint at dual notch display smartphone design”

ZTE responds to US Govt ban on sales, says the verdict is unfair and threatens survival

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The US Govt has banned ZTE from using American technology for seven years a couple of days ago. Responding to the G.O, ZTE for the first time has responded to the issue and said that the verdict was unfair and threatens its survival. It also vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means. Continue reading “ZTE responds to US Govt ban on sales, says the verdict is unfair and threatens survival”

Nubia Red Magic Gaming phone with 6-inch FHD+ display, 8GB RAM, Air-cooling announced

ZTE’s Nubia brand just announced the Nubia Red Magic, the company’s first Gaming Phone in China, as it had promised. It has a 6-inch FHD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC with up to 8GB RAM and has a new vector aesthetic design 174.5° dot-cutting with 6.85mm at its thinnest point and air-cooled technology with nine heat radiation air slots on the back of the metal body to increase the heat transfer of the mobile phone to keep the phone cool when gaming.
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US Govt bans ZTE from using American technology for 7 years

ZTEThe U.S. Department of Commerce has banned the Chinese maker ZTE from using American technology for seven straight years for violating the terms of a sanctions settlement. The company was caught illegally shipping goods to Iran, the U.S said the officials.  Continue reading “US Govt bans ZTE from using American technology for 7 years”

Nubia Red Magic Gaming phone surfaces ahead of April 19 announcement

ZTE’s nubia brand recently announced that it will launch a new Red Magic gaming phone on April 19th. Now a blurry image of the phone has surfaced online that shows new design. It is said to be powered by Snapdragon 845 with up to 8GB RAM and come with air-cooled body to compete with Xiaomi Black Shark gaming phone that was introduced last week.

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Nubia Z18 with 5.99-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras gets certified

ZTE’s Nubia brand introduced theNubia Z18 mini last week. Now the Nubia NX606J smartphone, which is expected to be Z18 has been certified by TENAA in China. This reveals 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, up to 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a  3350mAh battery. Earlier AnTuTu listing already revealed Snapdragon 845 SoC for the phone. Continue reading “Nubia Z18 with 5.99-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras gets certified”

Nubia Z18 mini with 5.7-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 announced

ZTE’s Nubia brand just announced Nubia Z18 mini, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘Z series’ in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.7-inch Full HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 6GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with nubia UI on top, has a 24-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, PDDF + CAF hybrid focus for 0.1 second quick focus along with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera for portrait shots. It also has NeoSmart AI engine and Snapdragon 660 AIE Artificial Intelligence Chip promising the best experience.

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ZTE Iceberg is the world’s first smartphone with dual-notch design, transparent corners

We are now seeing a lot of Android smartphones with a notch design after the iPhone X and Essential Phone. ZTE Iceberg that has been  IF World Design Guide website shows that it will be the first phone with dual-notch design that houses the usual set of sensors, earpiece and the camera on the top and the loudspeaker is present on the bottom notch. Both sides of screen can realize the interactive function of the system.

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