Phone chain Phones 4U is leapfrogging the competition in selling the next new model from ZTE, with the dual-core ZTE Grand X available from today. The ZTE-branded model offers a 1GHz dual-core processor alongside a 4.3″ display running at 960×540 resolution, and is one of the big hopes among Android fans for giving us an affordable powerhouse to play with.
Phones 4U is selling the Grand X for “free” on monthly contracts starting at £20.50, with one Vodafone option costing £15.50 a month with a £50 upfront fee. It’s pretty tempting. Here it is:
Plus Android 4.0 is the Grand X’s OS. It ought to be rather sweet. Here’s the press release from P4U, which also has something about one of today’s popular pop stars in it.
PHONES 4U WILL BE THE FIRST TO RANGE THE ZTE GRAND X SMARTPHONE WHEN IT ARRIVES IN THE UK
Phones 4u gives customers the chance to attend an exclusive Professor Green gig and meet the British rap star in the flesh
FRIDAY 27TH JULY 2012: Phones 4u can today confirm that it will be offering customers the chance to own the new ZTE Grand X smartphone before anyone else in the UK when it arrives at Phones 4u stores this weekend.
Phones 4u is making the dual-core 4.3-inch screen smartphone available from today, and all customers who purchase the ZTE Grand X from Phones 4u will be given the chance to enter a competition to win one of 75 pairs of tickets to a private Professor Green gig. In addition, the winners will also receive an exclusive Professor Green back cover for their new ZTE Grand X smartphone.
The rap sensation, who is the official ambassador for the ZTE Grand X smartphone and who had a number one hit with ‘Read all about it’, will perform for the 75 winners and their friends at an exclusive, private gig in London this Autumn.
The ZTE Grand X delivers high end mobile video and gaming with a fast dual-core chipset, Android 4.0 and a large high-quality screen, and is available free from £20.50 a month from Phones 4u today.
ZTE Grand X Specifications:
Processor: Dual Core 1GHz
Display Size: 4.3” – 16M qHD (960 x 540)
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 2, Dual-core
Modem: NVIDIA i450 (HSDPA Cat14, 21Mbps)
Connectivity: Bluetooth 2.1, WiFi, DLNA
Camera: Dual Camera 5MP AF Flash/0.3 MP
User Memory: 4GB + up to 32GB Micro SD
RAM: 512 MB
Storage: 4GB, expandable to 32GB (Micro SD)
OS: Android 4.0 (ICS)
Battery: 1650 mAh Li-Ion
Others: DLNA / Dolby Mobile Sound / HD Voice / HD video capture and playback / Facetones / Evernote / Game preloaded Riptide / Documents to go / Tegra Zone (Gaming Marketplace)