ZTE, a publicly listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and mobile devices, has launched its first Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) handset in China just one week after the release of the official version of the mobile device operating system.
The ZTE N880E smartphone runs the Google Experience version of Jelly Bean and is the first Android 4.1 smart phone launched in China and the third in the world. Other ZTE handsets will be launched soon with Android 4.1.
“ZTE has an excellent relationship with Google and this, combined with our extensive R&D capabilities and our experience of customising devices for partners around the world, means we are able to bring new technologies to market very quickly,” said Kan Yulun,Vice President and CTO of the Handset Division, ZTE.“Our aim is to provide the best quality customer experience for the best value, and the N880E is a great example of this.”
The ZTE N880E smart phone has a 4.0 inch capacitive WVGA touchscreen, with a 1GHz Qualcomm 7627A processor, 4GB of memory and a 3.2MP AF camera. It is an ultra-slim device with just 10.4mm in thickness.
The ZTE N880E was originally launched in May 2012 running Android 2.3 and has already sold more than one million units.