ZTE announced that they will have Google Now Launcher as default homescreen to some of its smartphones and devices.
In the official press release by ZTE, one of the top global handset manufacturers, they announced the coming of one of the first few pre-loaded Google Now Launcher smartphones among non-Nexus and non-Google Play Experience devices worldwide.
The ZTE Blade Vec 4G smartphone with Google Now Launcher comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which furthers the relationship of ZTE with Google and Qualcomm Technologies in growing the LTE market.
The ZTE?s Blade Vec 4G smartphone on Android 4.4 and Snapdragon 400 processor with integrated multi-mode 3G/4G LTE is designed to deliver a better user experience as it is supported by 3 modes (4G LTE-FDD, 3G UMGS/TD-SCDMA) and 9 radio frequency bands.
?Having Google Now Launcher pre-loaded onto the ZTE Blade Vec 4G, the new device becomes the first systemic terminal voice control solution in the industry. Mr. Zeng Xuezhong, CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices, and Executive Vice President of ZTE Corporation, commented, ?ZTE?s strong relationship with Google and Qualcomm Technologies is in line with our focus on developing affordable premium devices that has rich voice control function as well as multimedia solutions. ZTE is continuing to push the boundaries and brings its customers the very latest experience that mobile technology can offer.?
With Google Now Launcher, ZTE Blade Vec 4G smartphone is made all the more fun and useful as it compliments with ZTE flagship devices? voice recognition and control function – voice command functionality, including phone unlocking, dialing / answering calls, playing music, navigational controls, taking photos, and more.
The ZTE Blade Vec 4G smartphone, which was launched in Europe and China will be officially presented at a ZTE press conference in Hong Kong this coming July 24, 2014. It will be available also in HongKong with the added benefits of Google Now Launcher pre-loaded.
Aside from this, ZTE is planning to pre-load Google Now Launcher on all Android 4.4 and above smartphones that have Google Mobile Services and Google Play enabled.
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