ZTE has a small footprint in the US market with its affordable devices mostly going on sale through various carriers. It looks like this could change as the company appears to be planning to launch its flagship phones in the coming weeks. A teaser for an event on September 16 has been released on the OEM’s official Vine account.
Now, the teaser makes no mention of what the company plans to launch in the US. Considering that the Nubia 5S mini has already gone on sale, we could see the ZTE Nubia Z7 flagship series make an appearance. The lineup consists of 3 handsets, the Z7, the Z7 mini and Z7 max, all of which are high-end offerings.
Additionally, we might also see the ZTE Olympia Z970 go official which will apparently reach T-Mobile carrying mid-range specs. The handset is a 6-inch one and it packs a quad core Snapdragon 400 chipset along with Android 4.4 KitKat, a 3000mAh battery, a microSD card slot and dual cameras (8MP rear and 0.9MP front).
Coming back to the flagship series, the Z7 phone features a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 805 quad core SOC and a 5.5-ingh 2K display. Apart from this, it sports 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, a 3000mAh battery and an AK4961 Hi-Fi audio chip. The Max model, on the other hand, has a 1080p full HD panel of the same size, a Snapdragon 801 processor and a 3100mAh cell.
ZTE Nubia Z7 mini key specs:
– Android 4.4 KitKat
– 5-inch 1080p display
– 2GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 SOC
– 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 64GB expandable
– 2300mAh battery
– 13MP rear camera, 2MP front snapper
As mentioned above, we don’t know for sure what ZTE plans to unveil on September 16. The Nubia Z7 series and the Olympia Z970 are our best guesses.