ZTE debuts in India with six new smartphones

zte-india-launchChinese handset giant ZTE on Friday made its debut in Indian handset market in a big way launching six new Android smartphones priced between Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 15,000.

ZTE is a Chinese smartphone making company and is the fourth largest handset manufacturer in the world. It’s mid-range and low-range phones could be direct competition to direct players like Micromax, Karbonn, Xolo and others.

They launched six smartphone models and four 3G datacards in the market today.

The smartphones are all priced between Rs5,000 – Rs15,000.

The six smartphones launched are:
1. ZTE Grand X for Rs14,999
2. ZTE Blade G2 for Rs 11,599
3. ZTE Blade C for Rs7,599
4. ZTE Blade L for Rs 12,599
5. ZTE Kis Flex for Rs 5,799
6. ZTE Blade E for Rs11,999

Thr premium phone in the bag is the ZTE Grand X which comes with a 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It has a 1GB RAM and 4GB  of internal memory. External memory can be extended upto 32GB.

It is priced at Rs14,999. It will not hit the stores immediately but will be available in the coming days.

ZTE Grand X Quad Lite key specifications
* 5-inch display with a resolution of 540×960 pixels
* 1.2GHz quad-core processor
* 1GB of RAM
* 4GB of internal storage
* 5-megapixel rear camera
* VGA front-facing camera
* 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and wireless charging
* 2500mAh battery
* Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

All the six phones run on Google’s Android operating system.

“In the first year, we will just demonstrate the products and introduce new devices in India. Going ahead, we are sure that we will have a 20-25 per cent share of the smartphone segment in the next 3-4 years, given the quality and features of our products,” ZTE India Vice-President (Handsets) Yuan Kang told PTI.

Speaking on the launch, Xu Dejun, CEO of ZTE India, said, “We offer 214 service centres accross the country to address your greviances. We also have a full fledged Research and Development unit to stay up-to-date with the leading technologies. With in-house manufacturing and RnD, we aim to offer quality products at reasonable prices.”

“By the year end, we aim to have our pan India presence with the smartphones and data cards,” he added.