ZTE, the popular leading Chinese phone maker, has announced two new mid-range Android smartphones in USA yesterday. Dubbed as Nubia 5 and Grand S, the smartphones are priced at US$449.99 and US$399.99 respectively. According to the company, the phones would go on pre-order starting 5th October via Amazon and other retail channels, and shipping will start beginning October 16.

ZTE Nubia 5

ZTE Nubia 5

As far as specifications are concerned, apart from dimensions, weight and battery, both the smartphone feature almost similar specifications including 5-inch full HD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution at 440 ppi, 1.5 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) processor, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory.

ZTE Grand S

ZTE Grand S

Both these phone also include 2MP front camera and 13MP rear shooter with LED Flash that support full HD video recording. They also support common connectivity options like 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, and HDMI port.

Take a look at the specifications of ZTE Nubia 5 and Grand S:

  • 5.0-inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS with Mifavour UI
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • 13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p HD video recording, Sapphire Lens
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, NFC, HDMI
  • 2300 mAh battery in Nubia 5 and 1780 mAh battery in Grand S

Dimension:

  • Nubia 5: thickness-7.3mm, weight-127 grams
  • Grand S: thickness-6.8mm, weight-109 grams

There is no word on availability of the smartphones outside USA.