ZTE Tania arrives in the UK: affordable 4.3-inch Windows Phone
0. phoneArena 19 Jan 2012, 07:34 posted on
The ZTE Tania stirred our imagination when it was announced last year with its combination of a 4.3-inch display reserved for higher-end devices and an affordable price tag…
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1. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
Is there a single person who would prefer it over Lumia/Titan...?
2. Muhannad (Posts: 455; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)
In terms of design, it's pretty good looking in white but the plastic isn't very appealing. Specs aren't bad either, the only issue I would have with this phone is 4GB of storage.
3. Mercenary (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)
Actually it's a good device for those who want a large display and don't really care about the camera..because it costs 390$.
6. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4767; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
See with Windows Phone, the specs should be the same as all the other WP's. I am not too sure of the camera, but the design looks nice in white. It looks very slim & the 4.3" screen looks very good at the price point.
Yes the 4GB is weak but for the price I am sure people will look at it, even if they have to remove stuff they don't use on their phones to their computers to make space on their phones. A small price to pay for a phone that is this affordable.
8. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
Design is not bad, but there is also Nokia Lumia. And 4 Gigabyte with the lack of SD-storage simply suck, (the real available memory could be even less) no matter how you look at it.
7. Crossblade (Posts: 197; Member since: 21 Apr 2005)
This one is GBP250. Lumia 710 is GBP300, Lumia 800 and Titan are GBP 400
9. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
Thanks for the perspective. 400 pounds or 250 pounds for a windows phone -- it makes you wonder if you should spend the marginal 150 pounds for the larger screen, better memory, etc.
In business, this is commonly referred to as "disruptive technology" meaning (in a nutshell) how an inferior device maker generally overtakes the market leaders overtime because the inferior device maker gets better overtime and still charges less for the device, respectively, resulting in a compelling value. That said, ZTE's next few windows phones will be better and if they keep the same price point of 250 pounds, that will help anchor people's expectations for a windows phone.
4. e.wvu (unregistered)
This was a great buying option for me until I saw that it only has 4GB of non-expandable memory.