ZTE Shows Off Two New Smartphones, Z5s and Z5s Mini

ZTE has reportedly shown off some new smartphones for sale in the country.

The Z5s sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU under a 1080p display complete with 2 GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel camera with OIS and an f/2.0 aperture, and Android 2.2 out of the box. You’ll have two options as far as internal storage and network connectivity; a 16 GB 3G model or a 32 GB LTE model. Naturally, the LTE model raises the price a bit, but it’s still only priced around $567. ZTE managed to pack in some beefy specs at that price point, so it should definitely give other manufacturers solid competition in the international market.


The Z5s Mini fortunately isn’t a completely gimped model of the Z5s like we’ve seen Samsung and HTC do. It’s not as powerful as its bigger counterpart, but it could still qualify as a high end device. You’ll get a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon CPU (probably a 600 or 400) with 2 GB of RAM, a similar 13 megapixel rear shooter, and Android 4.2. It’s also going to be available as a 16 GB 3G model or 32 GB LTE model, with each running $246 and $348 respectively.

The phones will go on sale in China first and may be expanded overseas later.


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