ZTE Grand Era LTE Launches With Tech Data Norway

  ZTE Grand Era LTE Launches With Tech Data Norway

Business Wire

HANOVER, Germany -- March 5, 2013

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,” 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.

Contact:

ZTE Corporation
Margrete Ma, +86 755 26775207
ma.gaili@zte.com.cn
or
AxiCom
Jamie Stevenson, +44 20 8392 4095
jamie.stevenson@axicom.com
 
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