ZTE, the makers behind Grand S, has introduced a new phablet for the European market. The ZTE Grand S Flex offers a 5-inch 720p HD resolution and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box.
Currently, the Grand S Flex will be made available in select European territories: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain, Finland, Germany and Poland. ZTE is yet to announce exact release date and pricing of the Grand S Flex handset. Internationally, the Chinese major shot to fame with the coming of Grand S, a 5-inch Full HD smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor inside.
At first, the ZTE Grand Flex appears to be another flexible phone, inspired by the LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Round. But in reality the ZTE Grand S is a simple and mid-range Android based handset.
"The driving force behind the ZTE Grand S Flex is a combination of modern technology and intuitive handling. Outstanding technology must be met with attractive design to adapt to the needs of our customers. The ZTE Grand S Flex provides this and much more with iconic detail consisting of thin and clear lines that make the handset a stylish must-have.", AO Wen, General Manager of ZTE Handset European Operation Office, said,
The ZTE Grand Flex features a 5-inch IPS TFT display having a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8930 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. Unfortunately, the internal memory is non-expandable via a microSD card slot. There's an 8-megapixe rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. Also add a 1-megapixel front-facing camera. The makers have added a 2300mAh battery fitted inside. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes out of the box.
Other highlighted features include: Wi-Fi, 3G, 2G (EDGE), GPS, FM Radio and dual microphones for crystal clear sound.
There is nothing spectacular about the ZTE Grand S Flex. It is to be seen whether ZTE would launch this phone in India or not. ZTE was supposed to launch the Grand S in the Indian market around November.
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