Today, Chinese mobile phone maker ZTE has made official the third device included in its Blade series, set to become available for purchase in the Nordic countries starting with this month.
Dubbed Blade III, the new smartphone should hit the market with a 4-inch touchscreen display on the front, while being powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A processor.
The new smartphone
also comes to the market with Google’s Android 4.0 operating system loaded on it, thus promising an upgraded experience to its users.
“With Blade III we have paid extra attention to our users. We have focused on a larger screen and expanded the storage space significantly,” Mr. Ao Wen, vice president of Europe Operations for ZTE Handsets, stated.
“ZTE Blade III is the first ever smartphone in its price range with a 4-inch touch screen and Android 4.0. This enables more users to take part in an extremely sharp multimedia experience, without costing an arm and a leg.”
The ZTE Blade III sports a 4-inch WVGA screen, 4 GB of internal memory (2.5 GB user accessible), and a microSD memory card slot that can support cards of up to 32 GB.
It also features Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, along with support for HSDPA (7.2Mbps) /UMTS/ GSM/GPRS/EDGE, DLNA, Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, and built-in GPS receiver, along with a 5MP camera.
“The 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, and support for video and audio standards including MPEG4 and, AAC+ makes it easier and more fun to watch movies, use social networks and listen to music,” ZTE
Blade III is powered by a Li-ion1600 mAh battery, measures 123 mm x 63.5 mm x 10mm and weighs 130 grams. It also sports 512MB of RAM.
ZTE plans on making the new smartphone available for purchase in Finland later this month in a white flavor, while launching it in Sweden in October, all dressed up in Black.
“It will have a recommended reseller price in Sweden at 1499 SEK and will launch in other key markets around Europe and the world throughout 2012,” the company announced.