ZTE Mobile enters the Philippine mobile device market

Written by JC Pulido III. Posted in Mobile Phones, News, Smartphones, Tablets

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Published on July 13, 2012 with No Comments

To most consumers, they have not heard of the name, ZTE unless they are techies or those that are familiar with the whole ZTE Scandal a few years back. This all changes today as ZTE arrives in the Philippines in a big way. In partnership with MSI-ECS, ZTE Mobile launches with a number of products which includes two feature phones, three Android smartphones, and a 7” tablet.

At the launch, ZTE Mobile introduces the S516 and the R260 feature phones with the R260 having a full QWERTY keyboard, WiFi, and Dual-SIM capabilities as well as a 2MP rear-facing camera.

ZTE Mobile also introduces the Mimosa Mini V856 and the Kis V788 smartphones running on Android 2.3. The Mimosa Mini is running at 650MHz with a 2.8” capacitive, 2MP rear-facing and VGA front-facing camera, and a 512MP flash drive. The 3.5” display Kis has a higher spec 800MHz and 3MP rear-facing and VGA front-facing cameras. The Mimosa Mini will set you back PhP5,390 while the Kis will set you back PhP7,490.

The third Android smartphone from ZTE Mobile is the Skate 4.3H with a 4.3” capacitive display. The Skate has a 1GHz single-core processor, 512MB RAM and an included 4GB Micro-SD and a 5MP camera. The Skate run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). The ZTE Mobile Skate 4.3 will set you back PhP13,990.

As for the tablet, ZTE Mobile introduces the Light Tab 2 V9A. The 7” tablet has a 1.4GHz Scorpion processor running Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread). It comes with 4GB storage with support for up to 32GB microSD. It also has a 3MP rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera. ZTE has included Dolby Mobile Sound technology. The Light Tab 2 V9A costs PhP15,490.

ZTE Mobile also showed two high-end phones, the ZTE Grand X V970M and the ZTE Era which should be out by the first quarter of next year.