When we were in Hong Kong for ZTE's Blade S6 launch, we took the chance to slip over the border for a tour of their facilities including their museum, product line, as well as their secret cave of research and development.
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ZTE's reputation precedes itself
In case you were wondering, ZTE's first phone was launched in 1998. But their real marker was when they launched the ZTE802 in 2001, the first-ever CDMA phone with a detachable SIM card.
Friends in high places
Who's that? Oh, nobody, just China's First Lady Peng Liyuan, snapped in the wild using a Nubia Z5 Mini. If it's good enough for her...
ZTE's real proud of their voice recognition system, and we must say it works real swell, when it could recognise even heavily Chinese-accented English. That's more than what some of us can say...