When you’re in search of an Android Put on watch with mobile connectivity, the ZTE Quartz could possibly be the system for you.
It seems like ZTE is trying to enter the Android Put on smartwatch fray. Whereas some producers are prepping their third-era smartwatch, ZTE is reportedly set to launch its first operating Android Put on — and the gadget might present up inside a couple of months.
In response to a report from VentureBeat written by well-known leaker Evan Blass, the brand new ZTE watch shall be referred to as the ZTE Quartz, and it was just lately noticed getting its Bluetooth certification with the mannequin quantity ZW10. The information isn’t all that shocking — we heard that ZTE would launch a smartwatch this yr from ZTE USA CEO Lixin Cheng final month.
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So what is going to the brand new watch seem like? VentureBeat has additionally managed to get its arms on ZTE Quartz promotional supplies, displaying a tool that might be mistaken for a stylish-wanting non-smartwatch.
The system might additionally supply a bit extra performance than most different smartwatches — in response to Bluetooth SIG, the gadget will supply 3G mobile connectivity to enrich its Wi-Fi connectivity, which means that it gained’t essentially have to be related to your smartphone on a regular basis to get issues like notifications.
We don’t actually know all that a lot else concerning the new watch, however it’s doubtless that the system will function Android Put on 2.zero, the up to date model of Android Put on that’s set to launch February eight. Whereas we don’t know for positive that the gadget will launch at Mobilr World Congress on the finish of the month, it definitely wouldn’t be shocking.
This isn’t ZTE’s first try at a smartwatch — simply its first try at an Android Put on smartwatch. At MWC 2016, the corporate confirmed off the Venus 1 and Venus 2 smartwatches, however these units have been primarily health trackers and didn’t actually supply a totally-fledged working system.
As VentureBeat notes, ZTE truly already has a tool referred to as the Quartz — which is a 5.5-inch smartphone with Android four.three Jelly Bean.