CES 2012: ZTE Tania Windows Phone Smartphone Hands-on; Specs, Price and Release Date revealed
ZTE has always been well known for affordable mid-range Android devices, but at this CES the company has proved it is trying to change its title as mid-range device manufacturer to a high-end device maker with an introduction of Tegra 3 Android tablet. Well here is another step from ZTE by introducing its Windows Phone mango Smartphone and it stands out from the crowd out there with its affordable price tag, not specs or design though.
The Smartphone named ZTE Tania is Windows phone with huge display and decent curvy design that look somewhat Samsung’s Focus. Anyway it may not be alluring Smartphone by design or specs under the hood, but this Smartphone should be good to get things done. The Tania is built with fairly glossy plastic but never expect the device to stand over other top notch windows Phone 7 devices.
The ZTE Tania is powered by 1GHz single-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor, Windows Phone devices are smoother enough with 1GHz processor and the Tania is not different in its quick response like other Windows Phone Smartphone out there, even though some features are less comparatively. Other features include 512MB of RAM, 4GB Internal Storage and five-megapixel camera with LED flash and autofocus.
For wireless connectivity the device has WiFi, Bluetooth, sensors, GPS as well as other usual features like GSM, GPRS and EDGE with HSDPA. The ZTE Tania’s power-pack is 1400mAh that is good for 4 hours of talk time and two hundred hours of standby mode. Threr are ports like microUSB 2.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack. The Smartphone measure 128.6×67.8mm and weighs at 158.2g.
The Smartphone is surely for those who don’t simply care high-end features as in other Windows Phone Smartphones like Nokia Lumia and HTC Titan. The Smartphone has already headed to Europe and now available for pre-order from Clove UK and expected to be released by February 15th. The ZTE Tania is priced at £249.99 including vat that is around $383. Check out the Hands-on video below and feel free to share your thoughts with us.