ZTE unveils first Windows Mobile phone running on Chinese 3G network

We have written about ZTE before, the Chinese phone OEM who plans to unseat HTC as the leading Windows Mobile smartphone vendor. ZTE, who claims to be the 6th largest handset manufacturer worldwide, has just produced their 100 millionth phone, and has decided to celebrate by unveiling the U990, their first smartphone to run on the Chinese-developed TD-SCDMA HSDPA network. The Windows Mobile 6.0 device, which features a touch screen and GPS, claims download speeds of up to 2.8Mbps and an uplink of 384Kbps.

“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 already sell handsets through a number of Western networks such as Vodafone, and are therefore in an excellent position to bring their Windows Mobile devices to a market near you.

Read more at Cellular-News.com

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