Combining must-have chic with affordable prices for data-hungry masses, China's ZTE, which cut its teeth making phones for price-sensitive emerging markets, aims to repeat that success in the smartphone space with a new model it is putting on trial for about $150 per handset. The smartphones, which will be based on the WCDMA standard using Google's Android operating system, are expected to start shipping around June and could eventually go global.

Publish date: May 18, 2010 10:38 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 6:18 pm

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