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TMCNet:  ZTE Partners with Cosmote to Launch Grand X IN and Blade III Smartphones in Greece

[December 03, 2012]

ZTE Partners with Cosmote to Launch Grand X IN and Blade III Smartphones in Greece

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 03 December 2012 Release date- 30112012 - Athens, Greece - ZTE Corporation ('ZTE') (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has launched the Grand X IN, its first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone with Intel Inside, and the ZTE Blade III, the third handset in the ZTE Blade series with Cosmote, the largest mobile operator in Greece.

This is the first time ZTE and Cosmote have partnered on mid to high- end smartphones.

The ZTE Grand X IN has previously been launched in Austria, Hungary and Poland, and it is currently the top-seller at Tele.ring in Austria. The ZTE Blade III has been launched in the Nordic countries and there are plans for the handset to be launched continuously in Eastern Europe.

The Grand X IN is the latest product from the ZTE Grand series and delivers fast and efficient performance via the low-power Intel Atom processor Z2460 with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, and support for HSPA+ 21Mbps network with the Intel XMM 6260 Platform. The Grand X IN also features the latest communications capabilities including Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and Mobile HD link (via micro-USB) short range connectivity. Its wide range of audio-visual features includes Dolby Sound, HD Video Capture and HD Voice. The device has a 4.3-inch, 16 million colour screen, a best-in-class 8MP camera, Blu-ray quality movie playback and long battery life with a 1650 mAh, Li-Ion battery and a 127 x 65 x 9.9mm chassis.

The ZTE Blade III offers extra space to store pictures, music or apps, and provides an incredible video or gaming experience. The Blade III also has an expanded storage memory, an enlarged 4-inch screen and the Android 4.0 operating system.

'The Grand X IN is our first smartphone with Intel Inside and the Blade III is the first smartphone in its price range with a 4-inch touch screen and Android 4.0,'said Mr. Ao Wen, Vice President of Europe Operations for ZTE Handsets. 'We are delighted that Cosmote has partnered with us to deliver them to customers in Greece in time for Christmas.' 'This is a busy time for handsets and we are delighted to make ZTE's flagship devices available to people throughout Greece,' said Cosmote Product Manager. 'They offer people a chance to buy smartphones with high-end specs but without the huge prices usually associated with them.' ZTE is the 4th biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world according to IDC, a leading provider of global ICT market research and advisory services.

Specifications for the Grand X IN: Intel Atom Processor Z2460 HSPA+ 21Mbps support with Intel XMM 6260 Platform EDGE 900/1800/1900 HSDPA 900/2100 DPA 21Mbps UPA 5.76Mbps Android* Ice Cream Sandwich RAM 1GB, ROM 16GB/4GB, Ext. microSD 32GB 4.3', QHD (960x540), 16M, TFT, Capacitive 1650 mAh, Li-Ion 8Mpx AF/Flash + 0.3Mpx Front Camera GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 2.1 + A2DP Accelerator, Gyro, Compass, Proximity, Light Dolby, FM Radio DLNA, 1080p Rec., 1080p Play NFC, FOTA, HD Voice, Dual Mic 127 x 65 x 9.9mm chassis, 140.8g weight (with battery) Specifications for the Blade III 4 inch WVGA (800x480) 64K TFT Capacitive Touch Screen Weight: 136 gram Size: 120,5 mm x 63,6 mm x 10.9 mm 1GHz Qualcomm MSM 7227 A processor Android 4.0 Memory: ROM 4 GB, ca 2.5GB accessible to the user, RAM 512 MB Supports Micro SD memory card up to 32 GB 5.0 MP AF camera HD-ljud, Dual Mic Mobile standards: HSDPA (7.2Mbps) /UMTS/ GSM/GPRS/EDGE Audio standards: MP3, AAC, AAC+, midi, wav, AMR-NB Dolby, DLNA Video standards: MPEG4, H.263, H.264 Wireless communications standards: Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n Battery capacity: Li-ion1600 mAh FOTA (Firmware Over-the-Air) - funktion som anvands for att pa ett smidigt satt uppgradera smartphones FM radio [Editorial queries for this story should be sent to newswire@enpublishing.co.uk] ((Comments on this story may be sent to info@enpublishing.co.uk)) (c) 2012 Electronic News Publishing -

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