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ZTE unveils U990, world’s first HSDPA TD-SCDMA handset

ZTE Corporation, largely know for being one of the leading providers of telecommunication equipments all around the globe today unveiled the U990, the world’s first HSDPA TD-SCDMA mobile handset. Last week, the company was in the news for having sold 100 million handsets. 

The U990, is the successor to the previous two TD-SCDMA handsets by ZTE, the U980 and U981, none of which had HSDPA. The phone is powered by WindowsMobile 6.0 (No, not 6.1) and is the first ZTE phone to feature a Microsoft OS. It features a full touchscreen and claims to have an high-speed transmission rate of 2.8Mbps and integrated EDGE, with seamless transition between the two. There’s also a front facing camera, a Micro-SD card slot and a mini-USB connector. ZTE have also thrown in GPS/AGPS for advanced navigation.

The phone is primarily aimed at the Chinese Mobile Market.

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