ZTE Announces ZTE Grand S and nubia 5 Android Smartphones, Available for Pre-Order October 5th

Grand S (Flat Front)

ZTE is bringing two slim Android smartphones to the U.S., the ZTE Grand S and ZTE nubia 5. Both devices will be rocking the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, and run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The ZTE Grand S is being billed as the slimmest smartphone in the U.S., and will be available for pre-order on October 5th with a pricepoint of $399.99. Tech specs are as follows:

  • OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Display: 5” FHD (1920 x 1080), 440 ppi with scratch-resistant glass
  • Processor: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core CPUs
  • Cameras: 13 megapixels Auto Focus with Flash, and 2 megapixels Front Facing camera
  • Battery: 1780 mAH
  • Dimensions: 5.59” x 2.72” x 0.27”
  • Memory: 16GB in ROM, 2 GB in RAM

The ZTE nubia 5 touts a 13MP camera with intelligent stabilization, which is achieved with the Konica-Minlota lens included on the nubia 5. The nubia 5 includes a bevy of photography modes that bring the functionality of a SLR to the android device. The nubia 5 will cost $449.99. Tech specs are as follows:

  • OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Display: 5” FHD 16.7M Color 1920 x 1080, 443PPi
  • Processor: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core CPUs
  • Cameras: Konica-Minolta 13 MP Auto Focus with LED Flash and Sapphire Lens, and 2 MP Front Facing camera
  • Battery: 2300 mAH
  • Dimensions: 5.43” x 2.71” x 0.30”
  • Memory: 16GB in ROM, 2 GB in RAM

Both devices are up for pre-order on October 5th through Amazon and other retail channels, and are compatible with GSM/UMTS networks.

Press release follows below.

 

 

ZTE’s Grand S™ Makes a Grand Entrance in the U.S.
Available for Preorder Oct 5, ZTE’s Slimmest Smartphone is Elegant, Stylish and Open

RICHARDSON, Texas, October 3, 2013 – ZTE USA, the fastest-growing smartphone provider in the United States, today announced the U.S. pricing and availability of the award-winning Grand S, a beautifully-crafted smartphone decorated with the 2013 iF International Design Award.

First introduced globally at CES 2013, the 0.27-inch Grand S is ZTE’s slimmest smartphone available in the United States, and is compatible for use with GSM/UMTS carriers. The phone is available for preorder on Saturday, October 5 with an MSRP of $399.99, through Amazon and other channels.

With a large, eye-catching five-inch display and 13 megapixel camera, the Grand S caters to today’s design-conscious consumer by providing the perfect combination of aesthetics and technology. Its quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and use of several MiFavor applications designed by ZTE provide the brains behind the elegant uni-body design, capturing true user demands.
“For many consumers, technology and design are inseparable. Today’s higher-end smartphones must be both physically and emotionally compelling, and the Grand S offers this winning combination of form and function,” said Lixin Cheng, Chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “We’ve been looking forward to bringing the Grand S to the U.S. since we announced the device at CES. Our goal is to launch more products like this in the future.”

ZTE Grand S technical specifications include:
• OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
• Display: 5” FHD (1920 x 1080), 440 ppi with scratch-resistant glass
• Processor: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core CPUs
• Cameras: 13 megapixels Auto Focus with Flash, and 2 megapixels Front Facing camera
• Battery: 1780 mAH
• Dimensions: 5.59” x 2.72” x 0.27”
• Memory: 16GB in ROM, 2 GB in RAM

For additional information on the ZTE Grand S features, please visit www.zteusa.com/grands.html.

About ZTE USA
ZTE USA (http://www.zteusa.com/), a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, is a leading global provider of mobile handsets, telecommunications equipment and network solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communications technology accessible to all. The company provides a magnitude of devices to every major US-based carrier generating over $16 billion dollars’ worth of business for U.S.-based companies and devotes more than 10 percent of its revenue to R&D. ZTE USA is headquartered in Richardson, TX and operates 11 Sales Offices, 5 R&D centers and 1 Distribution Center ZTE is ranked as the country’s fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices overall, and third-largest supplier of prepaid devices, by independent analysts.

For more information, please connect with us on our social networks – http://www.twitter.com/ZTE_USA and http://www.facebook.com/ZTEUSA.
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The ZTE nubia 5™ Packs Advanced Photography and Entertainment
Into the Palm of Your Hand

Available for Preorder Oct 5, ZTE’s nubia 5 Features Full HD Display, Dolby Digital Plus, and a 13MP Camera

RICHARDSON, Texas, October 3, 2013 – ZTE USA, the fastest-growing smartphone provider in the United States, today announces the U.S. pricing and availability of ZTE nubia 5™, a high-end smartphone packing entertainment and performance into an approachable industrial profile. The ZTE nubia 5 is compatible with GSM/UMTS carriers, and is available for preorder on Saturday, October 5 with an MSRP of $449.99, through Amazon and other channels.

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast looking to capture and edit amazing pictures using a 13 megapixel camera with a Konica-Minolta lens and intelligent stabilization, an always-on road warrior looking to stay connected via countless apps, or an audiophile looking to plug into Digital Dolby Plus audio with specially-designed earbuds, the ZTE nubia 5 packs a punch. With a low-profile bezel, matte finish and glowing red custom fixed buttons complementing the industrial design, the ZTE nubia 5 creates a mobile experience unlike any other Android smartphone.

“As the software and apps available on today’s smartphones replace more and more of the other devices we use on a daily basis, the specifications for features like cameras, displays and speakers are becoming increasingly sophisticated. The nubia 5 really pushes that trend further,” said Lixin Cheng, Chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “Moreover, the launch of the ZTE nubia 5 builds on our ongoing commitment to the U.S. ZTE will be working closely with our customers to make devices like this available in the U.S.”

The nubia 5 offers one of the most versatile smartphone photography experiences available through three photography modes – Fun Mode, Auto Mode and Pro Mode. Fun Mode is for taking quick snapshots and applying filters, while Auto Mode provides a step up in features, like smile recognition and HDR. Lastly, Pro Mode brings the core functions of a professional SLR into the phone through features like 4-direction panoramic shooting, burst mode continuous shooting, and putting control of light, focus, and gradient into the user’s hands.

ZTE nubia 5 technical specifications include:
• OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
• Display: 5” FHD 16.7M Color 1920 x 1080, 443PPi
• Processor: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core CPUs
• Cameras: Konica-Minolta 13 MP Auto Focus with LED Flash and Sapphire Lens, and 2 MP Front Facing camera
• Battery: 2300 mAH
• Dimensions: 5.43” x 2.71” x 0.30”
• Memory: 16GB in ROM, 2 GB in RAM

For additional information on the ZTE nubia 5, please visit www.zteusa.com/nubia5.html.

About ZTE USA
ZTE USA (http://www.zteusa.com/), a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, is a leading global provider of mobile handsets, telecommunications equipment and network solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communications technology accessible to all. The company provides a magnitude of devices to every major US-based carrier generating over $16 billion dollars’ worth of business for U.S.-based companies and devotes more than 10 percent of its revenue to R&D. ZTE USA is headquartered in Richardson, TX and operates 11 Sales Offices, 5 R&D centers and 1 Distribution Center ZTE is ranked as the country’s fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices overall, and third-largest supplier of prepaid devices, by independent analysts.
For more information, please connect with us on our social networks – http://www.twitter.com/ZTE_USA and http://www.facebook.com/ZTEUSA.

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