By Telecom Lead Team: ZTE, a Chinese maker of
telecom equipments and network solutions, will launch its two new LTE handsets
running on Android 4.0 at the Mobile World Congress 2012.
The gear maker is strengthening its position in the
smartphone domain with these launches. Its Stake smartphone has already got a
good reception in the global market with more than 2 million units shipped
since its introduction last year. The company’s Blade phone is its top model
with 8 million units shipped.
The growing popularity of ZTE’s smartphones helped the
company to stand among the top smartphone vendors list.
ZTE PF200, a soon to be launched smart phone will be
powered with a 1.2GHz chipset and will have a 4.3 inch QHD capacitive touch
screen, with an 8MP camera and 1080p front facing camera for video calling.
The smartphone will work across all the main LTE, UMTS
and GSM spectrums, and will come pre-equipped mobile high-definition link (MHL)
for connecting to home audio and video devices, and near field communications
On the other hand ZTE N910 smartphone will be powered
with a 1.5GHz chipset. The handset will be able to work across LTE FDD, CDMA
and EVDO spectrums.
The announced smartphone has a WVGA (800 x 480)
capacitive touch screen, with 5MP autofocus and flash camera with a 1080p front
facing camera for video calling.
Both the smartphones are loaded with Bluetooth 2.1, GPS,
WiFi, A-GPS, digital living network alliance (DLNA) compatibility.
“These LTE devices are the fore-runners of a wide
range of LTE devices ZTE will bring to the market in the coming months, and as
more and more LTE networks come on stream. They will be feature products —
among a very wide range of devices on display at the ZTE stand at Mobile World
Congress 2012,” said He Shiyou, executive VP and head of the terminal division
A few days back, ZTE
announced that it is likely to sell more than 24 million smartphones in 2012.
The primary growth will be in Europe, North America, Brazil and Japan.