ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is now available for $749 and up (144 Hz display, quad cameras, Snapdragon 888)

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is a smartphone with flagship-class specs including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, a 6.67 inch, 2400 x 1800 pixel AMOLED display with a 144 Hz refresh rate, and a rear camera system that features three 64MP cameras plus an 8MP telephoto camera with 5X magnification. After going on sale in China earlier […]

First phone with under-display camera: ZTE Axon 20 5G launches in China for $320 and up

The war on smartphone bezels has led smartphone makers to release phones with pop-up selfie cameras, cut holes in the display, or stick with old-fashioned notches. But a few companies are trying something different: hiding the camera under the display. Now the first phone with an under-display camera is ready to go on sale. The ZTE […]

FCC designates Chinese telecom companies Huawei and ZTE as national security threats

The US war on Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE continues. The latest move comes from the Federal Communications Commission, which has designated the two companies as national security threats. As a result, US telecommunications companies will be prohibited from using some federal funding to buy equipment from Huawei or ZTE. Specifically, the FCC provides […]

Lilbits 6-03-2020: Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 is here, TrueNAS embraces Linux, and more

Right on schedule, Amazon has flipped the switch from “pre-order” to “buy now” for the new Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet. The starting price for this year’s model is $10 higher, but what you get for that money is a faster tablet with speedier WiFi, more RAM, more storage, a USB-C port, and a more […]