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ZTE Grand S announced as the thinnest Full HD 5-incher of them all

0. phoneArena 08 Jan 2013, 15:48 posted on

Titles of "world's thinnest" are a dime a dozen in the smartphone world, with barely a month without someone touting their handset's record "at its thinnest part". Yet when this term is used for one of the new crop of handsets with 5" Full HD displays, one ought to listen...

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posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:02 16

1. smallworld (Posts: 371; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


5" 1080p, 1.7ghz quad core, 2gb ram, 13mp.........................1780 mAh battery-->EPIC FAIL! If a manufacturer put a 1000 mAh battery, a 0,3 mp camera and make a 3 mm phone they will also claim to have the thinnest smartphone? F A I L

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 18:25 1

9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5637; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


They just want media attention and they also fail at that point

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 08:28

20. MeoCao (unregistered)


This phone does not cater to geeks. It's a niche product that appeals to many Chinese who use it as a fashion device and slim profile is perfect feature.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 00:48 1

17. JC557 (Posts: 702; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


They should focus on making the thinness and bezeless phone with a 3000+ mAH battery... that would be newsworthy.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:07 10

2. marchels14 (unregistered)


5 inches 1080 p display quad core and poor battery that won't even service one day, crap that's it, somebody who buys this is dumbass. ZTE what are you thinking.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:16 2

3. smallworld (Posts: 371; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


design is nice though...

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:34 4

4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2964; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Are the 5 dots on the left side the speaker grill??
Looks nice...
The only thing this gorgeous looking phone meets dead end is the battery. I would rather buy a phone that is 9mm slim and has 2500mAh battery.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:48

6. KParks23 (Posts: 422; Member since: 13 Oct 2010)


It's for a charging dock.. The battery life will be absolutely horrible on this

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:40

5. VebbX (Posts: 41; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)


The bezel, sexy, the battery, seriously?

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 16:49 4

7. Imaxxacre (Posts: 31; Member since: 23 Aug 2009)


Great design, but any battery under 2000 mAh in a device with a 5-inch screen is a joke. I don't mind a few extra millimeters of thickness if it means it will last me through the day.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 18:25

8. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5637; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


SLEEK N SEXY and 5" 1080P FULL HD SCREEN. but a small battery what are they thinking?

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 18:34

10. Twisted247 (Posts: 193; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


The Specs are killer period, the biggest question is, is the battery removable. If it is then this could be very successful. Cause any smart android user knows you can just swap a battery and reboot in a matter of 30seconds..

Also what UI is it Running?

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 18:38

11. GeekMovement (Posts: 1497; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


I personally don't find this device any more attractive than the Sony Xperia Z and the battery is also smaller. So fail on ZTE's part.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 19:26

12. adolert15 (Posts: 27; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


Now go and criticize htc...

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 20:34 1

13. Mobilephile (Posts: 65; Member since: 25 Nov 2012)


I wouldnt be too quick to judge the battery until power duration is stated. The S4 Pro processor has chip architecture that actually consumes surprisingly less amount of power.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 21:27

14. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)


When are these companies going to learn that we don't care about the phone being the thinnest, it's redundant after a certain point. Just work on giving us a great phone that can survive a day without us worrying about where are damn chargers are all the time.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 04:00

19. redmd (Posts: 786; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


go get a note 2 just i did.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 23:07

15. techloverNYC (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)


the battery is really small for a phone this powerful.....
The chinese are cutting corner to save cost again?

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 23:54

16. toyboyz (Posts: 46; Member since: 22 Jan 2010)


Nice... Looks like a new phone to add to my arsenal.:)

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 02:57

18. lallolu (Posts: 210; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)


I was already licking my lips until I got to the battery part. Too bad.
They should make the bigger battery version also.

posted on 10 Jan 2013, 10:09

21. d.Sebas (Posts: 3; Member since: 10 Jan 2013)


How much it will cost?
When will be released?
Thanks for the information :)

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