ZTE Grand Memo II LTE announced as a midrange phablet coming with Android 4.4 KitKat
ZTE is obviously at MWC too, and it’s announcing a new device too, unsurprisingly. We’re talking about the Grand Memo II LTE, the successor to the ZTE Grand Memo that was unveiled at last year’s MWC.
This is a midrange phablet, that nicely comes running Android 4.4 KitKat from day one, however. It has a 6-inch 720p HD touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, a 5 MP front camera, a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor (MSM8926), 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, microSD card support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a 3,200 mAh battery. Its dimensions are 161.5x83x7.2 mm, which means it’s extremely thin. ZTE’s MiFavor 2.3 UI is sprinkled on top of Android.
ZTE will release the Grand Memo II LTE first in China in April, then in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific at some later point. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but we obviously expect this to be rather cheap, given ZTE’s ambitions for making a bigger dent in the mobile world – and also given the specs at work here.
The Grand Memo II does look nice, and its maker claims that the screen takes up 80% of the front – putting it at the forefront of the ‘less and less bezels’ movement that’s rapidly taking shape in mobile.