ZTE Shows of EDGE/TD-SCDMA Mobile Phone
Published on: 28th Sep 2008
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China's ZTE has shown off the world's first EDGE TD SCDMA mobile handset. The U990 is ZTE's third high end TD SCDMA mobile handset model and will soon be available on the market. The two other previous models were the U980 and U981.
The new U990 has a high-speed transmission rate of up to 2.8 Mbps, the fastest transmission speed among the TD-SCDMA terminals available in the industry, and supports dual mode TD-SCDMA/EDGE allowing seamless transitions between the two networks.
The U990 handset runs on Windows Mobile 6.0 operating system and is the first ZTE handset integrated with a Microsoft OS.
"We are proud to be the first company in the industry to offer HSPDA mobile handset with TD-SCDMA intelligence it is truly another significant achievement for our handset business. Our technology know-how and excellent product offering reaffirm our leading position in the mobile handset area. We are introducing this home-grown technology to the worldwide market to provide end users with the best mobile experience," said Mr. He Shiyou, Executive Vice President of ZTE Corporation.
ZTE is the largest single supplier of TD-SCDMA based 3G phones to China Mobile for its 3G trials currently under way.