ZTE's Project CSX crowdsourced smartphone has become reality, meet the Hawkeye

5 January, 2017, 04:22:49

ZTE's Project CSX crowdsourced smartphone has become reality, meet the HawkeyeAt CES 2017 ZTE unveiled the Hawkeye - the winning name of its Project CSX crowdsourced, eye-tracking, self-adhesive smartphone. Actually, the device is already available for pre-order on Kickstarter at kickstarter.zteusa.com, priced at only USD 199. Global shipments are expected to start in Q3 of 2017. "Project CSX has been a groundbreaking process and the Hawkeye device sets the stage for us in 2017," said Lixin Cheng, SVP of ZTE Corporation. "As we move forward with this smartphone, we"ll look to continue to integrate consumers every step of the way." Jeff Yee, vice president of Technology Planning and Partnerships of ZTE USA, adds more perspective by saying: "With Project CSX, we experimented by turning the typical R&D process on its head and did something completely different within the industry. We believe that the Hawkeye name reflects the spirit and vision of ZTE as we continue to put the consumer first throughout this entire process and will continue to do so in every phone we deliver." More information on the latest Project CSX developments can be obtained from csx.zteusa.com. Specs- and feature-wise, Hawkeye has a 5.5-inch FHD display, dual rear cameras with enhanced image and zoom capabilities, Hi-Fi audio, fingerprint sensor, large battery with quick charging capabilities, expandable memory. It offers scrolling based on Eye-Tracking meaning it follows your eyes, so you can remotely scroll up and down a page. Voice navigation is used for turning pages while reading. The phone is also meant to have a self-adhesive case so it can stick to walls and surfaces.

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