The rumors are confirmed. ZTE smartphone 5 inches and four cores destined for local Chinese market, the price of 1499 yuan aggressive (about 200 euros) just appeared flag China Mobile. With Huawei G520, quad-core models at low prices landed in force.
The ambition of the Chinese manufacturers on the market for smartphones is felt at CES 2013 and should be confirmed in Mobile World Congress 2013, which takes place from 25 to 28 February 2013, and we will cover live in Barcelona.
In a few words, the ZTE U956 MT6589 is a cheap smartphone offering a 5 inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280, a quad-core architecture MediaTek MT6589, be accompanied by a camera picture 8 megapixel camera with LED flash, and may propose support dual-SIM details to be confirmed.
Some questions, including the amount of RAM and the GPU. According to the logic and the proposed tariff, it is expected to 512MB of RAM and PowerVR SGX544 chip. Forward details confirming the characteristics and performance.
In all likelihood there is a market for these smartphones in Europe and in the countries in development, as all buyers are not willing to pay high-end smartphones with prices of 600 euros. Since the furtive appearance (of course) the Nexus 4, even if it has not the same effect as the arrival Free Mobile that literally redefined the market in packages, the price of some buyers psychological model for medium / premium is now placed at 300 euros. But undeceive us, the year 2013, a High-end model will always cost more than 600 euros (without subsidies) and mobile medium range between 450 and 600.