Recently ZTE USA conducted a community poll asking its users about the preference to use Android Smartphone / tablets that offer a stock or close to stock experience. Most of them voted for the stock experience, and they were against unadulterated Android. We have seen that Google has also stopped the Nexus program since that was not fitting into Made by Google vision and the latest Pixel handsets offer stock Android experience, but the users are still fans of Nexus devices.
According to a report, ZTE is planning to launch smartphones that are by powered by stock Android. Looking at the customer feedback, ZTE might respond accordingly and can provide devices with Stock Android experience. The community poll is still going, and ZTE fans are expressing their views on why they prefer stock Android over customizations.
ZTE has not confirmed anything yet about its plans about the stock Android devices so we need to take this with a grain of salt. The Nexus devices are designed and developed by Google, but the manufacturing section is carried out by the partnering OEM’s (original equipment manufacturers). The list of smartphones in the Nexus line up is Nexus One, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.
There are few Tablets like Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Nexus 9. Moreover Nexus Q and Nexus Player are other digital media players. The Nexus S was manufactured by Samsung in December 2010 with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and Marshmallow announced on 29th of September 2015.
ZTE is a Chinese multinational telecommunication equipment and system company and is one among the top ten largest smartphone manufacturers worldwide. Recently ZTE has launched its mid-range device called as ZTE Axon 7 Max with 6-inch FHD screen and is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC. Another device named as ZTE BV0800 has spotted on GFXBench with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.
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