ZTE unveils Grand X with Android 4.0 as UK pay-as-you-go option

ZTE has just taken the wraps off of their latest Android offering, the Android 4.0-powered Grand X. Compared to other devices in ZTE’s lineup, the Grand X is more than reasonably specced with a 4.3-inch qHD display, dual-core Tegra 2 processor clocked at 1GHz and a 5MP camera. The phone is also more than reasonably priced at £190 in the UK, where it will be available on Virgin Mobile’s pay-as-you-go plan.

It isn’t clear if the Grand X is the “advanced gaming smartphone” that ZTE teased only a few days ago, and it would be a disappointing if this is how the maker of budget smartphones lives up the hype. Still, the Grand X has a few redeeming qualities, namely the stock implementation of Android 4.0 it enjoys. Folks in the UK can get their hands on the ZTE Grand X starting early August. We will likely see it in other regions, but details are not available at this time.

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  • http://twitter.com/marker1015 MrSix

    Oh damn, I didn’t even know they still made tegra2 chips

    • Marsg

      Sony is using the tegra 2 chips in their new walkman lineup

  • Oldskool76

    For some reason I see HTC jumping ZTE about the nomenclature “X”….omg I feel like an Apple troll….

    • RiotingPanda

      The DROID X was first though, so you shouldn’t worry. It’s not like it’s Apple.

    • http://twitter.com/Fourthletter58 Fourthletter58

      X has been used in countless pieces of technology – it isn’t called a One X so HTC has no case.

  • Andrew torres

    This is what other manufacturers should start pumping out.. more stock based android phones. How fast this will get an update is another thing since it isn’t a “Nexus” phone. This is a phone with pretty good muscle behind it running stock 4.0.

  • Fahim Yaqoob

    i reaally like this phone. calculated ppi pixel density as 256. Just that ZTE should use the slogan that they used

  • Eamon Fox

    Nobody else think it’s very like the Nexus S? It’s the first thing that striked me…

    http://i.imgur.com/uhwj4.png