ZTE Tureis – Android QWERTY, due August

Yet another entry level Android QWERTY phone has been revealed today, with Chinese manufacturer ZTE showing off its ZTE Tureis. It’s your standard BlackBerry-like form factor phone, with a 2.6″ QVGA screen and Android 2.2 from launch.

Mobile site Clove recorded a little hands-on video with it, so here it is. The guy really knows his stuff, tapping the screen and everything:

The ZTE Tureis will arrive in August. Retailer Handtec seems to think it’ll cost around £144 unlocked, which is rather nice. Tureis tech specs below:

ZTE Tureis Technical Specification

Band Support (GSM/UMTS): GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800/1900MHz,
UMTS 900/2100MHz
Data Bearer (GPRS/HSDPA): GPRS CLASS 12/EDGE/HSDPA 7.2Mbps
Connectivity: BT /USB /Wifi
Dimensions (mm) & Weight: 112 * 63.2 * 11.8 mm / about 130g
Form factor: Qwerty Bar
Display size, resolution, touch: 2.6” / QVGA 320*240 / Touch screen /Capacitive


Keypad: Qwerty Bar
Memory (Internal / external): Memory:512MB NAND+256MB SDRAM
Total internal memory:100MB
SD Card: upto 32G Micro SD card
Talk / Standby Time: Voice talk: GSM 3.5m
Standby:GSM 180h
Connector Type: Micro USB
Platform / Operating system (version): Qualcomm MSM7227-T
Android 2.2 Froyo
Processor: 800MHz
Colour options: Black
Wired car kit details: Not support
Camera details: 3.2M Camera, not support auto focus
Video / TV Capability: MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Music support: MP3, AAC, MIDI, WAV, AMR, FM radio
Entertainment: No game
Java version, JSR’s & Heap size: N/A
Navigation: GPS (A-GPS optional),Googlemap
Messaging / Email: SMS/MMS/EMAIL
Browser Type & Supplier/ VOIP / UMA:
WAP2.0(Andriod webkit-based browser)

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