Featuring a 5-inch display, a dual-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera, the affordable ZTE Grand X is available prepaid from US carrier Cricket.
Mid-tier features and few surprises, but the new HTC Desire phones could at least be affordable, all have LTE and run Android Lollipop.
Few smartwatches have so far resonated with consumers. Apple is trying to drag the entire category into the mainstream with what it calls "the most advanced timepiece ever created."
Apple is making an ambitious foray into high-end jewelry that wires bodies and our health to the Web. The device's price will range from $350 for the lowest-end model to $550 for the middle-tier steel model and at least $10,000 for the gold high-end model.
The most expensive version could snag around 10,000 in unit sales this year and account for less than 1 percent of all Apple Watch sales, analyst Gene Munster says.
The chipmaker plans to use MediaTek Ventures to build up an ecosystem of startups around its products and services.
The LG Watch Urbane LTE represents a bold move by the company to stand out with a different wearable. But even LG isn't sure if this is a one-off product or a long-term strategy.
The smartphone-chip maker is introducing new classes for its radio chips to let customers more clearly know the upload and download speeds of their phones.
The Taiwanese company, which supplies mobile chips in Asia, is gearing up for an expansion into the US. That could mean more affordable smartphone options.
Recently discovered details indicate HTC could soon debut its next entrant in the Desire line.