ZTE has said that it has become the first Chinese vendor to launch an Android smartphone with Android 4.2 by announcing the availability of the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean experience version on its N880E Android smartphone.
The announcement comes just one week after Google released Android 4.2, its latest operating system. Users of the ZTE N880E upgrading to Android 4.2 will experience improvements in operating performance as well as updates to Google Now and gesture typing. In addition, new features such as the Photo Sphere camera functionality and photo filter function will provide consumers with more personalized content for work and play.
“This announcement highlights ZTEs long standing strategic relationship with Google and ZTEs determination to provide consumers with cutting-edge technology and the best Smartphone experience," said He Shiyou, ZTE EVP and Head of the Terminal Division.
“ZTE will introduce more models on Android 4.2 in the future, and will continue to make improvements to equipment performance and stability, ensuring that our handsets meet with the high expectations of today’s consumers,” added He Shi You.
When ZTE launched the ZTE N880E with Android 4.1 earlier this year it was among one of the first handsets to have Android 4.1. Once again the ZTE N880E is one of the first handsets to incorporate Android 4.2.
The ZTE N880E is part of the very popular Blade Smartphone family. It has a 4 inch high resolution 480 x 800 pixel screen, a 10.4mm ultra-thin metal appearance and Qualcomm 7627A processor, which makes it energy efficient.