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14 October 2012 at 12:52 - Posted by Anonymous

ZTE to Exhibit Complete Grand Series of Handsets at ITU Telecom World 2012 and GITEX Technology Week


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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 14th 2012

Grand Era LTE first debut overseas - one of the thinnest LTE devices available

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- 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, will exhibit its full range of Grand series handsets at this year’s ITU Telecom World 2012 and GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.

Key devices to be displayed will be the ZTE Grand Era, Grand Era LTE, Grand X V970(M) and Grand X LTE (T82), as well as various other devices. The Grand Era LTE is due to launch in Europe in Q4 2012 and in the Middle East and North Africa in the first half of 2013, with plans for the Grand X V970(M) to be available in Saudi Arabia at the end of this year.

The Grand Era LTE, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, is the newest addition to the ZTE Grand series, one of the thinnest dual-core devices on the market. The Grand Era LTE features 1.5GHz dual core CPU, 1GB of memory and a multi-touch 4.5-inch 1280x720 Gorilla Glass display on an LTE network providing a high speed network experience. The Grand Era LTE offers 1780mAh battery life and high-speed performance. The device features LTE 100M/50M, with a 1.5Ghz Dual-core processor, high-resolution (4.5inch 1280*720 13 megapixel camera, 1080P video record) and ZTE’s customisable Mi-favor User Interface. This is the first time the device has been exhibited overseas.

In addition to the Grand series, ZTE will also exhibit the V790 and V889M handsets, which are already available for commercial use in the Middle East and African regions. ZTE will also exhibit the full series of ZTE LTE products including the ZTE Grand Era LTE handset; V96A LTE Tablet; ZTE MF91 LTE UFi device; ZTE MF28D home gateway; and LTE USB modems MF821 and MF823.

Mr. He Shiyou, ZTE EVP and Head of the Terminal Division said: “ZTE has a lot of customers in the Middle East and African regions and we want to continue to expand the support that we provide governments and enterprises in these areas.

“There is a wave of change in the telecommunications industry, with the rapid expansion of LTE networks in different parts of the world. ZTE is already a key player in the LTE space and we plan to continue developing more LTE enabled devices, servicing existing and new customers worldwide, as more countries roll out LTE networks.”

Grand Era LTE Specifications
                               

Network
                           

FDD LTE: B3/B7/B20 (1800/2600/800MHz)

UMTS 900/2100 MHz

GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz

Platform
                           

MSM8960

OS
                           

Android ICS

Size
                           

133*66*8.5mm

Display
                           

4.5inch, 1280*720, IPS/MVA, 16.7M color

Multi touch Captive, Gorilla Glass

Camera
                           

8M AF with Flash + 1.M FF(720P video)

Battery
                           

1780mAh (internal)

Interface
                           

5pin Micro USB, 3.5mm Earphone Port,

Micro SD slot, 2FF USIM slot

Memory
                           

1GB LPDDR2 + 16GB EMMC

Features
                           

    GPS with AGPS
    WIFI b/g/n, DLNA, WIFI Direct
    Bluetooth 4.0 LE
    Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Compass, Gyro
    Dual MIC noise reduction
    MHL

About ZTE

ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every telecommunications sector, including wireless, access & bearer, VAS, terminals and professional services. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while growing revenue. In 2011, ZTE’s revenue increased by 29 per cent to USD13.7 billion. Its overseas operating revenue grew 30 per cent to USD 7.4 billion during the period, accounting for 54.2 per cent of overall operating revenue. ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in several international bodies devoted to developing telecommunications industry standards. ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. The company is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer that is publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

Contacts

ZTE Corporation

Margrete Ma, +86 755 26775207

ma.gaili@zte.com.cn

 

AxiCom

Maria Arbalova, +44 (0)20 8392 4058

Maria.arbalova@axicom.com

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