ZTE Mobile launches ZTE Skate smartphone 2012-07-16


ZTE Mobile today launched 6 new handsets in thePhilippines with the ZTE Skate as its flagship Android smartphone.

We first saw the ZTE Skate in June 2011 during CommunicAsia in Singapore. Back then, it was only running Froyo and clocked at 800MHz.

The model they are releasing in the Philippines is running a SnapDragon S2 1.0GHz processor and updated toGingerbread. ZTE execs tell us the ICS update will come out soon.

ZTE Mobile is positioning the Skate as the most affordable 4.3-inch handset in the market.

ZTE Skate specs:
4.3″ display @ 480x800 pixels Qualcomm SnapDragon S2 1.0GHz processor 512MB RAM up to 32GB via microSD (4GB pre-installed) WiFi 802.11 b/g/n HSDPA, HSUPA Bluetooth 2.1 GPS w/ aGPS support 5MP autofocus camera with dual-LED flash Li-Ion battery 1400mAh Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Suggested retail price of the ZTE Skate is Php13,990. More on the other handsets and their new tablet in a bit.