Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, ZTE USA connects the world with continuous innovation through a diversified portfolio of mobile devices including smartphones, smartwatches, tablets, mobile hotspots, connected car devices, mobile broadband routers, and machine-to-machine modules.
About ZTE USA
We are motivated by a simple belief that incredible technology should be affordable.
We provide mobile technology to help more people connect. Through more connectivity, we aim to support greater dialogue that can lead to happier societies and improve the lives of individuals within it.
We serve a greater, connected purpose.
We work to build information communication channels for individuals, families, enterprises, and society to support mutual trust and social harmony, and strengthen the cultural atmosphere of thorough communication and mutual trust.
With a global vision and aspirations, we are committed to continuous innovation in the construction of infrastructure for the global information network to achieve sustainable development and transcendence.
Approximately 80 percent of ZTE USA employees are locally hired and operate across 11 sales offices, one distribution center, and one call center in the U.S.
Through dedication to its mission, ZTE USA has provided 50 million Americans with equal access to safe, high-quality, and reliable mobile devices since its first cell phone sold in 2007.
In 2013, ZTE USA became the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S., and the second largest in the pre-paid smartphone market in 2014.
Every product is thoughtfully balanced to ensure customers are paying for innovation that gets them ahead and never sets them back. This is our celebration of ingenuity.
ZTE USA registered in New Jersey
First cell phone sold in the U.S., ZTE C88, MetroPCS
First smartphone sold in the U.S., ZTE Score, Cricket Wireless
ZTE USA sells one millionth handset, ZTE Z222, AT&T
First LTE smartphone sold in the U.S., ZTE Anthem, MetroPCS
ZTE USA sells one millionth smartphone, ZTE Warp, Boost
ZTE USA ranks number 4 in the U.S. market
ZTE introduces World’s first Mozilla Firefox OS smartphone, ZTE Open
ZTE USA ranks number 2 in the U.S. prepaid market
First phablet sold under $300 in the U.S., Boost Max, Boost Mobile
World’s first touch-screen Android smart projector, Sprint LivePro
First vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot sold in the U.S., ZTE Mobley, AT&T
First phablet sold under $100 in the U.S., ZMAX PRO, T-Mobile
First flagship phone launches in the U.S., ZTE Axon 7
World's first foldable phone, ZTE Axon M
First smartwatch sold in the U.S., ZTE Quartz, T-Mobile