ZTE has revealed information on a pair of new handsets running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich that will be officially launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.
Called the PF200 and the N910, both handsets will run the latest version of the Android platform and both will have support for next-generation LTE mobile networks, according to ZTE.
However, full details of the devices have not been disclosed, and this information is being kept under wraps until the official launch at MWC, a ZTE spokesperson told V3.
The PF200 smartphone appears to be aimed at markets such as the UK and Europe which have existing GSM voice network infrastructure. It will operate across all main LTE, UMTS and GSM spectra, ZTE said.
LTE will offer the next step up in mobile network performance after planned upgrades to the current HSPA standard used by UK networks, but this is not expected to be in widespread operation for several years.
In specifications, the PF200 has a 1.5GHz processor plus a 4.3 inch QHD (960 x 540) touch-screen display, an eight-megapixel camera and a 1080p front-facing camera for video calls.
It also has support for near field communications (NFC), enabling applications such as contactless payments, and the new mobile high-definition link (MHL) connector for audio and video, in addition to Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, and digital living network alliance (DLNA) compatibility.
Meanwhile, the N910 handset appears to be aimed at territories such as the US with its LTE FDD, CDMA and EVDO network support.
This model has a 1.2GHz processor, 800 x 480 touch-screen, five-megapixel rear and 1080p front facing camera, Features will include GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and DLNA.
Last week, the firm unveiled its first own-brand tablet for the UK market, the ZTE Light Tab II.
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