ZTE has revealed it’s latest flagship smartphone the ZTE Grand S, which is the world’s slimmest handset to feature a 1080p screen.
Available to view at the company’s booth at CES 2013 ahead of its official unveilng at the company’s press conference, the new phone is catching many an eye thanks to its combination of a 1080p display and super-slim chassis.
ZTE Grand S Specs
The ZTE Grand S is a largely plastic phone but one that seems to have a desirable design and finish, plus it’s fair packed with features.
That 4.8in 1080p screen translates as having a pixel density of 440ppi, which is over 100ppi greater than the ‘Retina’ display of the iPhone 5, making it exceptionally crisp and sharp. Joining this display is a 13megapixel rear camera, 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, a microSD slot, 2GB RAM and the new phone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean so is mostly up to date with all the latest smartphone software goings on.
Looking again at the design, it’s similar in form to the HTC One X series with a unibody chassis that lacks a removable backplate but has a gentle curve to the back. The look is, however, interupted somewhat by the large black camera section on the rear, and the shiny finish used on all but the white model may not be to everyone’s liking.
The ZTE Grand S is far from the first 1080p phone to be announced but with a solid feature set it certainly has the potential to make an impact if the price is right.
ZTE Grand S Release Date and Price
The ZTE Grand S will be arriving first in the company’s native China in Q1 this year, with six different colours to choose from. There is no official word as yet on when it will be coming to UK shores, though.