ZTE brings unlocked Grand S to U.S. for $400

ZTE brings unlocked Grand S to U.S. for $400

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ZTE on Thursday confirmed that the 5-inch (1920 x 1080) ZTE Grand S will be offered* in the United States starting from October 5. Priced at $399.99, the handset will be unlocked and compatible with GSM/UMTS carriers such as T-Mobile or AT&T. The Grand S runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and features a number of high-end specifications.

The 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU and 2GB RAM are plenty for heavier users and the 13-megapixel rear camera keeps pace with some of today’s top Androids. Other details include 16GB internal storage, a front-facing 2-megapixel camera, 1780mAh battery, and the standard connectivities.

If interested in picking one of these up for yourself you can check Amazon and other channels for the Grand S starting on Saturday, October 5.

*Pre-orders

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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