ZTE Launches 6 Android Smartphones In India
Chinese manufacturer ZTE today launched 6 new Android smartphones in India. The smartphones are part of the company’s Blade, Grand and Kis series.
“ZTE enjoys a customer base of over 32 million Indian handset users. With the initial launch of six devices priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 15,000, we will build further on our handset portfolio in the months to come. By the year end, we aim to have our pan India presence with the smartphones and data cards,” said Xu Dejun, CEO, ZTE India.
The most expensive of these smartphones is the Grand X (top), which is the flagship device of ZTE and it is priced at Rs. 14,999. The ZTE Grand X is essentially a dual SIM phone and sports a 5 inch qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. The device runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean operating system and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. Memory can be expanded up to 32 GB via micro SD card. The handset comes equipped with a 5 megapixel rear camera and 0.3 megapixel front facing camera. Connectivity features include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi. A 2500 mAh battery powers the device.
The next top end smartphone that ZTE has launched is Blade L, which is priced at Rs 12,599. It also has a 5-inch screen, but comes with a 1 GHz dual-core CPU, 512 MB RAM and runs on Android 4.0.
The ZTE Blade G2 features 4.5-inch FWGVA display, Android 4.1 and 1GHz quad-core processor with 512MB of RAM. The phone also packs 4GB of internal storage, and 5-megapixel rear camera. It is priced at Rs.11,599.
Priced Rs. 11,999, ZTE Blade E runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It sports a 4.5 screen, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage, a 5 megapixel rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front camera and as far as connectivity is concerned, it has WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth.
Apart from these mid-range smartphones, ZTE introduced two budget Android handsets with dual-sim functionality. ZTE Blade C has a 4-inch screen, 1GHz dual-core CPU, 512MB and costs Rs 7,599. Below it is the ZTE Kis Flex, priced at Rs 5,799 and having features like 3.5-inch display, 1GHz processor and 256MB RAM.
ZTE, in partnership with Pune-based Calyx Communications, also introduced the At Your Doorstep service model in select cities of the country. Under this initiative, it will resolve issues with users’ handsets at their homes.