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ZTE Tureis – “BlackBerry” Style Android SmartPhone

ZTE unveiled yet another low cost Android based Mobile phone called the ZTE Tureis. This mobile phone just looks like a BlackBerry Curve phone on first look as it has a QWERTY keyboard as well as a screen. The only difference, looks wise, being the screen on ZTE Tureis is a touchscreen unlike BlackBerry Curve or Bold. Anothe similar phone which you might want to look at is HTC ChaCha.

ZTE Tureis runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and is expected to hit the stores in August. The device will be priced at around 144 UK Pounds which is approximately, Rs. 10,000/- in Indian Currency. The Tureis is a perfect device for the long time BlackBerry users who now want to make a switch to Android.


NameZTE Tureis
DescriptionZTE Tureis is your "BlackBerry" Style Smart phone that runs on Android 2.2 Froyo.

Price / Availability

PriceUS $ 230 (UK Pounds 144)
Price (INR)Approx. Rs. 10,000/-
Available In

Screen / Display

Screen Size2.6 inch Screen Resolution320 X 240 Pixels
Screen ProfileQVGA Capacitive Touch screen

Physical Appearance

Dimensions11.2 cm X 6.32 cm X 1.18 cmWeight130 grams
Form FactorBarKeypadTouch & QWERTY
Available ColoursBlack, White


3GYesWi-Fi (WLAN)Yes
Internet BrowserWAP 2.0, Android webkit-based browserGPS SatelliteYes

Media Capabilities

Music SupportMP3, AAC, MIDI, WAV, AMR Video SupportMPEG4, H.263, H.264
FM RadioYes3.5mm Audio JackYes


Camera Resolution3.2M Camera without auto focusCamera FlashLED Flash
Video CameraYesZoomDigital Zoom

Storage Memory

Internal Memory512MB NAND + 256MB SDRAM; 100MB StorageExpandable Memoryupto 32G Micro SD card

Operating System

OS PlatformAndroidVersionAndroid 2.2 Froyo

Battery / Power Consumption

Standby180 HoursTalktime3.5 Hours

Computer Connectivity


Hardware Information

Hardware800 MHz QualComm Processor


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