We're really excited about this announcement, because it's the first announcement for the 800 series Snapdragon processor, Talluri says.
The 800 series was designed from the ground up to be a high functioning processor, he says.
Able to get a nice battery life because of the integration that went into the phone, including the LTE radio into the processor, he says.
Qualcomm Snapdragon, very good processors...the HTC One uses a Snapdragon 600 and I hear its performance is off the charts!
Talluri wraps it up, congratulating ZTE for the product.
Just imagine the speed with an 800 chip...
Up now is John Couling, senior vice president of E-Media for Dolby.
Consumers demand great experiences from their smartphones, Couling says. Consumers conclude audio quality to be important to their purchasing decision.
Choosing between convenience and that great experience isn't something we should have to do, he says.
We see that ZTE feels the same way, he says.
Grand Memo and Dolby Digital Plus takes the audio experience to the next level.
Dolby Digital Plus can be found in many other products such as TVs. But this is a first for a phone.
Dolby and ZTE continue to work together to create better sound experiences, he says.
I wonder how HTC and its Beats speakers compare?
We're in for a change in the line-up of speakers.
It's sort of like a line change in hockey.
Whoa the models have arrived bearing ZTE products!
For now, the first wave of speakers are posing for pictures, next to an attractive woman, of course.
Okay, here comes the next set of speakers.
I can't ID them all at once, so I'll do it as they speak.
ZTE certainly knows how to pack in those speakers, huh?
(That wasn't a stereo pun.)
Mr. He is back with some additional comments, courtesy of his translator.
I feel sorry for this MC...not having a good press day here.
The second session will talk about Grand Open.
Fortunately, CNET has this phone covered too.
ZTE has been working consistently hard to provide users with better products and more choices for mobile products, he says.
He announces the Grand Open, the Firefox smartphone.
Even though Mozilla kind of announced it yesterday.
ZTE started working on the first Linux OS smartphone in 2003. Since then, ZTE has kept pace with innovation of phones, he says.
Mr. He certainly has a fearsome expression man. I'd take Peter Chou over him as my boss any day.
Man, I wish spoke Mandarin.
The Grand Open is poised as an entry-level phone. It's for young people who are adventurous and want to try something new.
The partnership among the three big industry players (ZTE, Mozilla, Telefonica) will allow for an extraordinary product.
In 2013, ZTE has entered into the sublimation stage where it transforms itself into a major smartphone player, he says.