ZTE has announced the availability in the Philippines of four new smartphones, the ZTE Kis II-V795, ZTE V829, ZTE V967S and ZTE V969.
Entry level-smartphones already running on the latest Android Jellybean, the ZTE Kis II-V795 is priced at P3,190, while ZTE V829 is priced at P5,590.
Mid-range priced handsets with larger displays and also running on Android 4.2 Jellybean, the five-inch display ZTE V967 Grand S has a suggested retail price of P9,490, while the 5.5-inch display ZTE V969 is priced at only P11,990.
During the launch of the new ZTE smartphones, ZTE also announced its partnership with the Houston Rockets, which will officially carry the ZTE smartphones for 2013-2014 NBA Season.
“ZTE wants to increase its brand awareness globally. In addition to our brands’ magnitude of similarities, both ZTE and the Rockets have a commitment to strengthen our relationship with the Philippine market as we relate to the country’s potential both in technology and field of sports,” said James Chen, President for ZTE Philippines.
“We [Houston Rockets] both want to let our global fan base experience what we can offer in our fields,” Chen added.
ZTE’s brand was named as one of the fastest growing smartphone brand in the US holding 17% of market share in the first quarter of 2013. Globally, ZTE holds 5% of market share in smartphone shipment by the second half of this year.
With more promotional blitz scheduled for the year, ZTE plans to increase its market share here in the Philippines and make the brand a competitive brand for high-end smartphones.
Here in the Philippines, ZTE is working with MSI-ECS and other telecommunications company as partners in the industry to bring the brand’s mobile experience directly accessible to Filipinos.
Philippines, together with Europe and Japan, are seen as strategic markets to ZTE’s launch of its 4G-LTE smartphones.
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