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November 9, 2010

ZTE unveils new android smartphone in France

Features Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 microprocessor and a micro USB 2.0 port

By CBR Staff Writer

ZTE, a provider of telecoms equipment and network offerings, has unveiled new smartphone, the BLADE, which is a second Android smartphone to be marketed by ZTE in France.

The Android 2.1 Eclair tablet phone features a 3.5" multipoint capacitive touchscreen, with a resolution of 480×800 pixels and comes with a 3.2 million pixel camera.

The new tablet phone functionalities include: WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Email, Internet, video player/recorder, MP3 player, and FM radio.

In addition, the smartphone makes Web browsing quick and easy by using the 3G network (UMTS & HSDPA).

The company said that the phone will also be delivered with a 2GB microSD card to help users make the most of its multimedia capabilities.

The new smartphone weighs 110g and includes both brightness and proximity sensors and is embedded with a Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 microprocessor and a micro USB 2.0 port.

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ZTE head of mobile terminals department Emmanuel Rousseau said after the CUTE in February and the LINK in May, the BLADE is a significant new step for ZTE in France.

"With this smartphone, we would like to develop enthusiasm for the Android platform by providing a powerful and stylish phone at a reasonable price and it is part of our strategy to move up-market and participate in the development of our brand in the French territory," Rousseau said.

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