Cosmote launches first Intel-based smartphone in Romania, ZTE Grand X In

More and more people choose a smartphone instead of a regular mobile phone, as staying in touch with the latest news has become a necessity, while mobile internet is gaining grounds both in business and personal life. In order to meet those needs, COSMOTE Romania is enhancing its smartphones portfolio with a new terminal.

Available exclusively in COSMOTE and Germanos stores, the new ZTE Grand X In smartphone is suitable both for business and entertainment, and is the first smartphone with an Intel processor commercially available in Romania. ZTE Grand X In is equipped with Intel Atom processor with up to 1,6GHz, enabling fast web browsing, super responsive applications and effortless multi-tasking. It has 1 GB RAM and 8MP camera, with 3264 x 2448 pixels, features that will surely come in hand for any user.

“We are constantly providing our customers up-to-date technology and terminals, covering all communication needs and design preferences. Smartphones are gaining ground in Romania, as more and more of our customers choose to buy such a product, both for entertainment and business purposes. ZTE Grand X In is now available, with advantageous offers and tariff plans, exclusively in our retail chain”, stated Alexandru Munteanu, Sales Operations Senior Manager, COSMOTE Romania.  

“It is a pleasure for us to announce the first Intel-based smartphone commercially available in Romania, the new ZTE Grand X In, today at COSMOTE. Thanks to its advanced processor, it is the ideal companion on-the-go, allowing users to surf the Internet fast, have instant access to applications and easy multi-tasking, so they can enjoy the things they love to do”, said Adrian Cioroianu, Business Development Manager, Intel Romania.

ZTE Grand X In has a 4.3-inch TFT touch screen with 16 million colors and resolution of 540x960 pixels. Users can record and play full HD videos, being able to capture any special moment, as well as play their favourite videos or watch movies on the go. To complete this experience the terminal is running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for super fast usability.

ZTE Grand X In allows download speeds of up to 21.6 Mbps in HSDPA and up to 5.76 Mbps in HSUPA. The handset is available at 149 lei (VAT included) with COSMOTE Smart XL+ subscription. For 31 euro/month (VAT included), the customers have included 300 national/international Zone 1 minutes, 2000 on net minutes, on net SMSes and Romtelecom minutes, 250 on net MMSes and 2GB of data traffic to surf all they want on the Internet. The handset can also be purchased at shelf price, for 999 lei (VAT included).

COSMOTE Romania had 6.4 million customers at September 30th, 2012. Launched in 2005, COSMOTE Romania achieved the fastest network development in Europe, according to the Citigroup report in June 2007. In less than 5 years, COSMOTE Romania surpassed its competitors in terms of national network coverage. Today, COSMOTE Romania offers seamless communication to more than 99% of the population and 90% of the territory. COSMOTE Romania is a subsidiary of COSMOTE Group, the operator with the strongest presence in SE Europe with approximately 20.4 million customers in Greece, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania.

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