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.
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.