PROJECT CSX Posts on XDA

ZTE Cancels its ‘Hawkeye’ Project CSX Kickstarter Campaign

ZTE's Project CSX was a unique take on the smartphone development process. For the first time in recent memory, an OEM directly used community feedback to design a smartphone with features they voted to implement in a smartphone. This phone would then be designed and brought to life by ZTE. After user submissions and an initial round of voting, the...

ZTE Admits Kickstarter isn’t the Place to Sell Project CSX/Hawkeye

Late last year, ZTE decided they wanted to sell a smartphone with ideas which were crowdsourced from the community. This device was given the name Project CSX and with it they wanted the community to decide everything that went into the phone. The main rules when launching this project were it needing to be a mobile...

ZTE Reveals the Specs of their Crowdsourced Hawkeye Smartphone — SD625, 1080p, 3GB RAM

We've talked about ZTE's Project CSX smartphone extensively. The company first announced the idea back in August of last year, and started asking the community what they wanted to see in a smartphone from ZTE. Naturally we wanted the company to release a device with stock Android, but things didn't turn out that way. Instead,...

ZTE Unveils Blade V8 Pro and Project CSX Winner ‘Hawkeye’ at CES 2017

ZTE took the stage at CES 2017 to unveil not one, but two smartphones. The Blade V8 Pro is an upgrade over the Blade V7, while ZTE Hawkeye is the smartphone winner from Project CSX, ZTE's attempt to crowdsource ideas for a smartphone. ZTE Blade V8 Pro ZTE's Blade lineup has seen popularity in Asian markets, and...

ZTE Wants You to Help Name its Project CSX Winner

At CES 2016, we learned that ZTE planned to crowdsource ideas for an upcoming smartphone release. This was a rather big deal because it's rare for a smartphone OEM to pull their ideas directly from the Android community. The rules were simple, and only required the ideas to be technically possible by 2017 and not be...

Want a ZTE Flagship with Stock Android? Vote for it in ZTE’s Project CSX

We've talked about ZTE's Project CSX before. For a recap, ZTE is crowd-sourcing ideas on what its next smartphone should be. The ideas will be collected from the public, and after voting, the most popular of these goes on the road towards becoming a reality. Now we've come to the point where the ideas have been...

ZTE Plans to Crowdsource Ideas for its Next Smartphone Through Project CSX

Smartphones these days aim to provide a complete package to the end consumer: companies pick a price point and then roll with the best combination of features and specs to please their target audience. In the case of flagships, the price point is usually decided after the best-of-the-best features are selected. Either case, the smartphones so...