The ZTE Grand S LTE really is an incredible skinny phone. This phone was perhaps the most leaked handset in the smartphone era, but despite us hearing so much about it; it is still a real WOW!
The design of the phone is really striking. It comes in at just 6.9 mm depth, which is a full millimeter thinner than the incredibly thin Sony Xperia Z. It has a 5 inch screen, which dominates the font. Its light weight feel is just right and it sits snugly and happily in the hand with easy operation. The body is made of plastic. It is premium build quality and feels far more robust than most phones could achieve at 7 millimeter thickness. It is a dual dropping stonker of a design that really does make it stand out in the industry at the moment.
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The screen has 1080p resolution and comprises of LCD technology. The quality of the screen provides absolutely superb definition of lines and colours and the contrasts really make it impress. Perhaps the screen could be a bit brighter and it may not perform so well in bright sunlight. But overall, the display is high quality and able to compete at the top of the industry.
• Operating System
The phone runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. This isn’t the most recent Android, but it is relatively up to date. The user interface has been totally reshaped and reformed by ZTE, which gives this phone a completely new feel and experience to it. The ZTE teams have really gone a step further in the creation of the user interface and it’s a credit to them that they pulled it off extremely well. Perhaps the most noticeable feature of the user interface is the back screen button which floats on the left of the display. Certainly, ZTE have been innovative with the user interface just as they have with the handset design.
The phone comes packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor at 1.7 GHz. It has 2GB of RAM and is absolutely plenty to drive applications, media and just about anything you want to do on the phone.
The phone comes with 16 GB of memory storage and additionally features a microSD slot. This makes the phone excellent for both movie lovers and gamers providing plenty of storage for your files. With the impressive display, this is great news.
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The phone is absolutely stunning. It is super thin and super gorgeous; nicely weighted in the hand, looks and feels premium, has a stunning display, sensitive screen and is just 6.9 mm thick. ZTE has innovated in the handset design and the user interface to deliver a superb phone that really does spell warning signs for others in the industry.
HUAWEI also have a history of delivering some cracking technology to the consumer market and this phone will certainly make an impact. The Asian invasion has started and this phone is right at the head of the battle.
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What’s your most favorite feature of ZTE Grand S? Do share your views in the comment section, we’ll be glad to hear from you. Written by Phil Turner – Edited by Nizam Khan This guest post is contributed by Phil Turner . He has been looking at Android mobile phones for a while now and is slowly narrowing his choice down to four or five phones.