|ZTE's AWS Handset Now Available in U.S.|
Posted: 21-Aug-2008 [Source: ZTE]
[The ZTE C79 is a full-featured CDMA AWS flip phone being offered by MetroPCS.]
Dallas -- ZTE USA, Inc., a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a leading global telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider, today announced the general availability of the ZTE C79 handset in the U.S. market. The ZTE C79, a full-featured CDMA AWS flip phone, is being offered by carrier MetroPCS to subscribers in the U.S. markets it serves.
The ZTE C79 includes over 60 MB of user memory for downloading games and applications as well as an MP3 player which includes external music keys. This unique feature will allow users to enjoy listening to music and manage their playlists with ease. Featuring a sleek design and affordable price point, the ZTE C79 also includes a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth and picture messaging. The handset operates on AWS frequency bands in addition to the PCS and Cellular bands.
“At ZTE, we provide carriers with handsets that have great features and design at an affordable price because we know that is what many consumers today are searching for,” said Dr. George Sun, CEO of ZTE USA. “With the ZTE C79, we are giving consumers everything they are looking for on a single, sleek device. Furthermore, MetroPCS is the perfect partner to help us deliver this handset to the U.S. market.”
As with all its products, ZTE both designs and manufactures its handsets in-house. This end-to-end approach enables ZTE to offer feature-rich, high quality phones at an attractive price point.
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