MWC 2012: ZTE Mimosa X and Mimosa Mini Hands-On
ZTE loaded both of them with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
ZTE is the first mobile phone maker in the world to announce the availability of an Android-based device to include Nvidia’s Icera 450 HSPA+ modem in addition to the dual-core CPU and GeForce GPU that were packed inside the NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip.The smartphone is called Mimosa X and made an appearance at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, although it was launched a few days before that.
Moreover, it was accompanied by its smaller brother Mimosa Mini, and we got some hands-on photos with it as well.
Mimosa X arrives on shelves with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform on a 4.3-inch touchscreen display that can deliver a qHD (960 x 540 pixels) resolution.
The new mobile phone also comes to the market with an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, which can also record videos in HD resolution, as well as with a front camera that should prove a great option when it comes to making video calls.
The phone’s specifications list also includes 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, complemented by a microSD memory card slot that offers support for up to 32GB of additional storage space.
The handset arrives on shelves with a built-in GPS receiver, along with WiFi Direct capabilities, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth connectivity, DLNA, HD Voice, and dual-microphones for noise cancellation.
As for the Mimosa Mini, we learned that it would hit the shelves with a 2.8-inch QVGA (320 x 240-pixel) touchscreen display, along with a 3.2-megapixel photo snapper on the back.
Moreover, the new device will boast 256MB of RAM, 200MB of user memory, GPS receiver, Bluetooth, FM radio, and WiFi Direct capabilities.
Both smartphones will be released on the market with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system on board and should become available in various countries around the world in the coming months.