HANOVER, Germany--()--The ZTE Grand Era LTE smartphone will be released in April with distributor Tech Data in Norway, following the smartphone’s recent successful launch in Hong Kong. The high-specification handset will only be available under the ZTE brand in Norway. It will be sold as a SIM-free device through Tech Data’s retailer partners online and in retail stores.
“We are very proud to work together with Tech Data to drive forward the distribution of our high-end Grand series smartphones in Europe”
“We are very proud to work together with Tech Data to drive forward the distribution of our high-end Grand series smartphones in Europe,” said Mr. Ao Wen, General Manager of ZTE Europe Mobile Devices. “As the No. 4 global handset manufacturer, we are working to build our brand and our distribution channels. The addition of this important retail partner is a significant step for us in making ZTE-branded devices available around the world.”
The Grand Era LTE supports FDD LTE networks. The powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM provide users with seamless rendering of games and applications. The 4.5-inch screen with 1280 x 720 resolution is well suited for displaying both images and videos. Equipped with an 8MP camera and internal memory of 16 GB and running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the ZTE Grand Era LTE has the power and quality users require from a modern high-standard smartphone. It has an 8.5 mm slim unibody design.
“ZTE is becoming a major worldwide producer of high quality mobile devices at reasonable prices,” said Thomas Tuft, Sales Manager Telecom at Tech Data Norway. “They are developing great new products that we know our customers will want to buy and enjoy using. Tech Data Norway is proud to be the first to introduce the ZTE Grand Era LTE to the Norwegian market and we look forward to seeing the device become a big seller.”
Availability of the ZTE Grand Era LTE in Norway starts April 2013, when the smartphone will also be released with one of the major European mobile operators.
ZTE has a complete portfolio of LTE mobile devices including the recently announced ZTE Grand S 5.0-inch smartphone and ZTE Grand Memo 5.7-inch smartphone as well as LTE tablets.
Key specifications of the ZTE Grand Era LTE
- OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Dimensions: 135 x 66 x 8.5 mm
- Display: 4.5” HD, 1280 x 720
- Processor: MSM8960, 1.5GHz Dual-core
- Memory: 16GB ROM, 1GB RAM
- Supports Micro SD memory card up to 32 GB
- Back camera: 8MP AF, flash
- Front camera: 1.3MP
- Dolby Mobile sound
- Battery: 1780 mAh
- Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, GPS
About ZTE Mobile Devices
ZTE is the No. 4 mobile handset manufacturer in the world according to global industry analyst IDC. ZTE produces a complete range of mobile devices including mobile phones, tablets, mobile broadband modems and hotspots, and family desktop integration terminals.
ZTE has partnered with over 230 major carriers and distributors in more than 160 countries and regions around the world, and has strategic partnerships with 47 of the global top 50 carriers. In 2011, ZTE applied for more international patents than any other company in the world.
ZTE has focused on the smartphone market in recent years and the ZTE Grand series, including the Grand S which debuted at CES 2013 and the Grand Memo which debuted at MWC 2013, highlights ZTE’s transformation into a high-end flagship smartphone producer and opens a new era for ZTE as a major global handset brand.
ZTE Mobile devices is a division of ZTE, the global telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company headquartered in Shenzhen, China and with a combined 2011 turnover of over $13.7 billion and over 30,000 employees. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges. www.ztedevices.com.