Blade Q branded devices we saw ZTE announce last week, they have followed up this week with an announcement for another variant of the Grand S. In this case, ZTE has announced the Grand S Flex and it looks like this one will be heading to Europe. ZTE is touting this handset as having "clean and simple lines" that are then "combined with an ultra-thin 8.9mm touch screen."
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ZTE announced the US availability for the Grand S and nubia 5 smartphones last week and it looks like there was also a bit more to that story. We have heard ZTE talk about making a bigger push in the US market and it looks like they are going rather big -- a partnership with an NBA basketball team. ZTE announced the partnership with the Houston Rockets and in a little pre-game sit down with Android Community, Waiman Lam and Lixin Cheng of ZTE talked a bit about why they choose the Rockets and what else we can look forward to in the future.
ZTE was originally showing the Grand S smartphone back in January during CES. Early details had the handset coming to the US market later in the year and that was then pushed back to sometime in 2014. Well, it looks like the original 'later this year' timeframe ended up being the more accurate here. This morning ZTE has come forward with some Grand S release details for those in the US market.
hands-on time. Perhaps more important, the folks at ZTE had said the handset would begin rolling out during the first quarter and was expected to arrive for those in the US sometime later in the year.
ZTE announced the Grand S smartphone during CES, except at that time, they were pretty vague about where the handset would be released. ZTE did mention that it would be available first for those in China. The availability would begin in Q1 2013, however after that -- other release markets remained a mystery.
announcing the handset on January 8. That bit we do know, however up until this point, most of the details have been nothing more than rumor. Granted, those rumors do make the handset seem interesting, however we can only put so much hope into rumors.