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ZTE Unleashed the Grand Memo Phablet and ZTE Open at MWC 2013

During the MWC 2013, ZTE announced two devices called the ZTE Grand Memo which is phablet device and ZTE Open smartphone. The former is a superphone running on Android OS whereas the later is an entry-level phone running on the new Firefox OS.

ZTE Grand Memo

The ZTE Grand Memo comes with a very huge touchscreen which measures 5.7 inches. The device lets you down as it only offers 720p screen resolution. However, it does come with a decent 258ppi pixel density.

ZTE Grand Memo
ZTE Grand Memo

The ZTE Grand Memo is powered with Snapdragon 600 chipset which delivers a speed of 1.5GHz. The onboard Adreno 320GPU makes the phablet perform very smoothly. The device measures only 8.5mm in thickness. Thanks to the big-sized body, the manufacturers were able to offer a decent 3,200mAh battery.

A 13MP camera is located at the rear of Grand Memo which is capable of producing 1080p quality videos at 30fps. At the front there is 1MP camera which is decent enough for video-calling.

Some of the other features of the ZTE Grand Memo include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS, USB MHL port and Android 4.1 OS. The phablet device from ZTE is all set to compete with the likes of Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Grand from Samsung, the new Micromax Canvas HD and many others.

ZTE Open

The other device that was unveiled at the MWC 2013 from ZTE is ZTE Open which is powered by the all new Firefox OS. It is an entry-level phone with 1GHz CPU and 3.5inch HVGA touchscreen display.


The ZTE Open measures 114 x 62 x 12.5mm. It has 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM onboard. Some of the other features of ZTE Open include 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, and aGPS (with Nokia maps). The phone is all set to compete with entry-level phones from Android.


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