ZTE, the leading Chinese phone maker has just announced the launch of a 5.7-inch phablet called Grand Memo at MWC in Barcelona. Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform, the phablet is equipped with Qualcomm’s flagship 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor along with Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB on-board memory and 3200 mAh battery.
The phone also includes a 13MP rear camera with LED flash support, and front camera to enjoy video calls. As per the company, it will be available in two version HSPA and LTE. Where HSPA version includes 5.7-inch 720p display, LTE version of Grand Memo will come with 1080p display.
Here is what He Shiyou, ZTE EVP and Head of the Mobile Devices Division, said in press release at MWC.
We have really tried to make this device fun for use at home, and practical for use in the office. By combining both of these factors, we have created a well-rounded large-screen handset that is suitable for any situation. It’s perfect for videos, gaming and music, and also for sending e-mails, checking news and making calls on the go. For those with a busy lifestyle, the ZTE Grand Memo will be indispensable.
Apart from coming with connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, DLNA, GPS, Grand Memo supports Dolby Digital plus for superior audio output, voice-response technology which allows users to answer calls safely while driving.
As per the Company, the availability of the phablet would be start from China in Q2,2103 followed by European countries. Pricing of the ZTE Grand Memo is still a mystery.