20 June 2011, Shenzhen – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced that its 3G smartphone R750 won the prestigious “Industry Achievement Award—Innovation in Mobile Consumer Products” from CDMA Development Group (CDG) during the 2011 CDMA World Forum. This is the first time ZTE has been recognized for their consumer products by CDG.
ZTE’s award-winning R750, is a smartphone based on the Android platform for middle-to-high-end users. The phone’s high-end hardware combined with its powerful ability to access mobile networks makes the ZTE R750 a favourite among both business and recreational users. The R750’s brand-new 3D user interface, coupled with the phone’s Qualcomm 7627 high-performance processor, has taken visual and 3D gaming experiences to a new level.
As a custom-made product for China Telecom’s e-surfing 3G phone, the R750 has adopted a dual-mode /dual-standby and four-channel design. It uses two slots (UIM and SIM) to simultaneously support CDMA EV-DO 3G and GSM networks, allowing for effortless transition between WIFI and WAPI wireless networks.
ZTE’s General Manager of CDMA, Mr. Li Jichao, said, “ZTE has been dedicated to developing the best CDMA phones for global customers. With the company’s strategy shifting toward smart products, the CDMA-based smart terminals have become a priority. The R750 is an outstanding CDMA smartphone, and as a result has been recognized by CDG.”
In 2008 ZTE was the first Chinese company to win the CDMA Industry Achievement Award and in 2010 ZTE was awarded the Smart Wireless Award for Services—the highest CDG accolade for innovation in mobile services.
The winning 3G smartphone R750 will be available in Indonesian market in next quarter.
CDG was founded in 1993. It is an international organization formed by global CDMA service providers, manufacturers, system integrators and content providers. The organization is dedicated to accelerating the evolution of CDMA-based 3G technologies. Each year, CDG sponsors several awards selected by senior experts such as DGM senior members, industrial associations and trade media, to honor companies for major contributions to business innovation and solution application in the CDMA field.
ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while achieving continued revenue growth. ZTE’s 2010 revenue led the industry with a 21% increase to USD10.609 billion. ZTE commits 10 percent of its revenue to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. A company with sound corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, ZTE is a member of the UN Global Compact. ZTE is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer, publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.