ZTE is planning to release a new “forward-looking smartphone” at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The company reached out with a press release in order to tease their new smartphone, but also share some of their MWC 2017 plans. In addition to releasing this new, mysterious, smartphone, ZTE will also focus on 5G, advancing cloudification, creating the Internet of Everything, and developing state of art devices. Those of you who are planning to visit MWC this year, can find ZTE’s booth at 3F30, Hall 3, Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
Now, let’s talk a bit more about this smartphone, shall we. This handset will be called the ZTE Gigabit Phone, and according to the company, it marks “an important cornerstone for the 5G mobile era”. This device will be able to achieve 1Gbps download speeds, which opens a lot of possibilities. ZTE says that this device will make instant cloud storage possible, while it will help a great deal in many other areas as well, as it will enable fast cache of ultra Hi-Fi music and movies, and so on. That’s pretty much all the info ZTE shared about this device, we don’t know what will it look like, nor what specs will it sport, we’ll just have to wait for the company to share more info during this year’s Mobile World Congress.
That being said, ZTE also mentions that the ZTE Axon 7 will be available for consumers to check out in Barcelona, which is the company’s current-gen flagship. This variant of the device will actually offer Google Daydream support, which cannot be said for the original ZTE Axon 7 which was announced last year. In addition to this device, ZTE will also showcase a number of Blade-branded smartphones at MWC 2017, and if you’re interested in the company’s products, you can always visit them in Barcelona during MWC 2017. For those of you who are not able to do so, we’ll make sure to keep you posted straight from Barcelona, as there’s plenty of new tech to look forward to, from the announcement of ZTE’s new Gigabit Phone, to various other tech launches.