ZTE unveils first smartphone brand in Germany

Staff writer
23 Feb 2012
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ZTE announced that it is commencing the launch of its own brand in Germany with the smartphone “ZTE Skate.”

“ZTE Skate” is the first in a series of smartphones that are to be launched under ZTE’s own brand name in Germany this year. Having already achieved global sales of about 2 million units, the device is one of the flagship products of ZTE that helped the company gain a good start for the introduction of its own label in Spain, UK, France and other regions.

With its design inspired by the skateboard, the slim line Skate weighs just 148g and features a 4.3 inch touch screen with 480 x 800 resolution. It comes preloaded with the most important apps aimed to enrich and simplify the user’s everyday life such as applications for social networks (Facebook, Twitter) and music applications. ZTE Skate runs the Android Operating System version 2.3.5 also known as Gingerbread.

As well as the touch screen keys on the display, the smartphone has three physical menu buttons to improve handling. The internal 512MB storage, together with the 800 MHz fast processor, builds the core of the Skate and ensures judder-free operation and applications. The storage capacity of the Skate can be extended with a microSD card up to 32GB. In addition, the 1400 mAh battery provides professional performance with its long-lasting duration for moderate usage.

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