T-Mobile Starts Selling ZTE Touch-Screen Phone
Published on: 25th Mar 2009
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T Mobile UK is to start selling its first handset from Chinese manufacturer, ZTE. The company has revealed the Vairy Touch, a touch screen phone will be made available by the operator as a PrePay handset.
Vairy Touch is a low-cost handset with a PDA-style touch screen. The dual-band GSM GPRS 900/1800 handset offers a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth and an FM radio function, in addition to voice, SMS, MMS and Multimedia Entertainment features.
"The T-Mobile Vairy Touch, with its elegant mini PDA design, touch screen, and FM radio, is bringing a style and affordable pre-paid phones to our customers" said Daniel Meredith, Head of Device and Handset Marketing at T-Mobile UK.
"Gartner has recently predicted that ZTE could break into the global top 5 of handset manufacturers by the end of the year, demonstrating ZTE's strength in this market. Our partnerships with tier 1 operators, such a T-Mobile, is a testimony to our commitment to delivering attractive, exciting and affordable devices to consumers worldwide", said Mr. Kevin Y Qi, Managing Director of ZTE (UK) Limited.
The Vairy Touch handset is available in T-Mobile shops for £59.99 (US$87.80) on a pay-as-you-go basis.