ZTE has announced a number of devices including its next flagship smartphone named as the Grand S II, and two other handsets named the nubia 5S and nubia 5S mini that it will showcase at next week’s CES 2014. Besides these, the company will also announce some other interesting devices like a new smartwatch, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, and a phablet with dual screen functionality. Also Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
Talking about the phones first, the second generation model of ZTE s Grand S smartphone will comes with an intelligent voice control technology, which will be able to understand voice commands for various functions like for taking photos and unlocking the device.
The nubia 5S and nubia 5S mini will be camera-centric phones with professional-grade photography software and hardware features, as per the company s claims. Also, both of these smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm s Snapdragon quad-core processors. Features-wise, the nubia 5S will be a larger phone with a 5-inch FHD (1080p) display. It will sport a 13-megapixel primary camera with Sony’s RS sensor, F2.0 aperture, and 4K Ultra HD video capture. The nubia 5S mini will flaunt a 4.7-inch display with IGZO technology and be available in plenty of color options.
Besides this, the company will also introduce the Sonata 4G smartphone with a 4-inch display, and Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor ticking at 1.4GHz CPU, and paired with 1GB RAM. Other features will include a 5-meagpixel rear camera with flash and 720p video recording support, and a 1780mAh battery.
ZTE will also showcase a yet-unnamed phablet with a 5.7-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass and will boast a “smart viewer” mode for dual-app on a single page display. It will be powered by a quad-core processor and support wireless charging.
Besides these, ZTE has announced a Projector Hotspot which will essentially be a mobile hotspot and come equipped with a mini video projector. We are not sure how and why should a Mi-Fi device have an embedded video projector in it and it will be interesting to see how it works.
ZTE too will be entering the wearable tech segment with its BlueWatch smartwatch. According to the company, the BlueWatch will be able to “record as well as analyze data around the clock” and can tell users about their body fat percentage, and other data.