ZTE Launches Dynamic New Handsets at Mobile World Congress 2014

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ZTE Grand Memo II LTE

ZTE Grand Memo II LTE

ZTE, one of the top global handset manufacturers, will unveil a range of high-performance smartphones and innovative products at Mobile World Congress 2014. With a focus on delivering a superior user experience, ZTE will launch brand new dynamic devices with the ultra slim Grand Memo II LTE with 6 inch screen, one of the first Firefox OS 1.3 devices, the ZTE Open C as well as its brand new user interface MiFavor 2.3.

In addition, ZTE will also be showcasing its award-winning range of mobile devices throughout the show including the Grand S II flagship smartphone, the popular ZTE Blade series, and the Nubia series including the brand new Nubia 5S and Nubia 5S mini which in December outsold all other phones including those from Apple, Samsung and Nokia at trusted online store Jingdong.com. ZTE is continuing to show that it makes more than just smartphones and will also exhibit the award-winning ZTE Projector Hotspot (a mini projector and Wi-Fi hotspot in one) and the ZTE Grand Watch Smart Watch at Mobile World Congress. Alongside the new products, ZTE will also launch its brand new UI MiFavor 2.3 which will provide a superior experience for ZTE mobile users.

ZTE’s latest technology will be on display at ZTE’s booth at MWC 2014, located in Hall 3, Stand 3G30 & 3F30. More information is also available at www.mobileworldcongress.com/zte-press-con.


ZTE Optik 2 Offers Sprint Customers a Powerful Tablet for $29.99

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ZTE Optik 2 Tablet

ZTE Optik 2 Tablet

Sprint is offering ZTE Optik 2 includes all the features tablet user demand at an easily affordable price. ZTE Optik 2 is available through Sprint Web Sales and Business Sales now for $29.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement on a qualifying data plan. This Sprint 3G tablet offers a 7-inch touchscreen display with pinch-to-zoom navigation and Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean. This makes ZTE Optik 2 a dynamic e-reader, media player and portable computing device featuring a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage that allows the user to get work done or stay entertained surfing the Web, playing games and watching videos.

PRODUCTIVITY

• Google mobile services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar, Voice Actions and YouTube

• Corporate email (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP & IMAP) email

• Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously

• Google Play with more than 1 million apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies

• Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)

• Integrated GPS

ENTERTAINMENT

• Dual cameras: rear-facing 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus, camcorder and flash and front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video chat

• Sprint Music Plus, a full-featured music store and player for music tracks, ringtones, and ringback tones, including millions of DRM-free music tracks and tones updated daily

• 3.5mm stereo headset jack

• Bluetooth 4.0

• Stereo speakers

SPECIFICATIONS

• 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (MSM8625Q)

• Operating System: Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean

• 7-inch (177.8 mm), 1024 x 600 WSVGA touchscreen display with pinch-to-zoom

• Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 0.45 inches (193 x 126 x 11.5 mm)

• Weight: 13.31 ounces (377.1 grams)

• 8GB internal memory; 1GB RAM; microSD slot supporting up to 32GB memory card (not included)

• 4,000 mAh Lithium-ion battery

 ZTE Optik 2 can be activated on one of Sprint’s Tablet Connection plans, including a special limited time offer featuring 2GB of data for $15; or 25MB for $5, 100MB for $10, 3GB of data for $34.99, 6GB of data for $49.99 or 12GB of data for $79.99 (all pricing excludes taxes and surcharges)1. Customers are able to view their data usage by logging into My Sprint at www.sprint.com.

ZTE Optik 2 can also be used as a mobile hotspot allowing up to five users to simultaneously surf the Web using Wi-Fi. The mobile hotspot option is available for an additional $19.99 per month for 2GB of data or $49.99 for 6GB of data (all pricing excludes taxes and surcharges).


ZTE Debuts a Wide Array of High-Tech Devices Including Grand S II and Sonata 4G at CES 2014

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ZTE Grand S II

ZTE Grand S II

ZTE, one of the top global handset manufacturers, will unveil a range of high-performance smartphones and consumer electronics products to meet the needs of today’s consumers. ZTE’s newest devices include a variety of solutions, including the Grand S II flagship smartphone with cutting edge voice control technology, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, a new smart watch and a phablet with dual screen functionality, among others.

Grand S II: This follow-up to last year’s flagship Android smartphone is what ZTE calls a “high-precision voice phone” able to act on commands, such as unlocking and picture-taking. It also features three mics to help improve the clarity of voice calls.

Nubia 5S / 5S Mini: The larger Nubia 5S has a 5-inch 1080p HD screen, 13-megapixel Sony RS camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture, and 4K Ultra HD video capture. The 5S Mini has a 4.7-inch IGZO display from Sharp and comes in different colors. Both devices are powered by quad-core Qualcomm processors.

Sonata 4G: This Android smartphone is headed to AT&T’s Aio Wireless prepaid service. It includes a 4-inch screen, 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor, and 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture.

Phablet: ZTE teased the release of its first phablet device at CES, which it says will have a 5.7-inch HD screen with Gorilla Glass, quad-core processor, Dolby Digital, and wireless charging. The unnamed device will be able to run two apps on the screen at the same time, similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note.

Projector Hotspot: ZTE has created a Wi-Fi mobile hotspot that also includes a projector. ZTE says the Projector Hotspot will be ideal for sharing video content anywhere, while also supporting LTE access for up to eight devices.

BlueWatch: ZTE’s first smartwatch is called the BlueWatch. The device includes a pedometer and can record and analyze user movement data at all times. The BlueWatch connects to smartphones via Bluetooth and enables access to calls, social media updates, and photos.

AT&T Wireless Home Base: ZTE is prepared to offer its own AT&T Wireless Home Base device. The home base will let people use AT&T’s wireless network, rather than copper or fiber, for their home-based voice services.

ZTE said more details about all these products will be on display in ZTE’s booth at CES 2014, located at South Hall 4, booth 31431.


Stay connected with the ZTE MF730M dongle from Three

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ZTE MF730M Dongle

ZTE MF730M Dongle

The ZTE MF730M dongle is now available from Three stores and three.co.uk on both monthly and Pay As You Go price plans. Available for a one-off upfront cost of £4.99 on a one-month rolling contract of £15.99/month for 5GB of data, or from £24.99 on Pay As You Go with 1GB of data pre-loaded. The ZTE MF730M dongle is connected to Three’s Advanced 3G network, which already covers over 80 per cent of the UK population. If you don’t have a connected tablet or want to stay online but don’t have a modem built into your laptop, the ZTE MF730M dongle connects to the internet via Three’s mobile network. Simply plug it into your laptop and you are ready to browse the internet, work on the go, stream videos, download music and files or play online games just as you would on your phone.

The handy dongle is just 86mm long and 10.5mm slim, it fits easily inside a pocket, briefcase or bag so simple to access and use while you are travelling. According to the latest YouGov DongleTrack survey, Three is the best rated network for mobile broadband, leading on 11 out of 12 measures of quality including download speeds, network coverage, quality and reliability.

Key features

– Plug it straight into your laptop to get the internet whenever you want

– Connects to Three’s Advanced 3G (DC-HSDPA) mobile network

– Works with PC and Mac

– Windows 8 certified