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ZTE ships first cellphone to US through MetroPCS

updated 10:50 am EST, Thu February 7, 2008

ZTE C88 at MetroPCS

ZTE took its first fledgling steps into the world of US cellphones this morning with the release of the C88 on the MetroPCS network. The China-made clamshell is simpler than the D90 available through TELUS in Canada but is designed to offer more than just the basics: Bluetooth, a VGA camera, and Internet support for e-mail, IM, and the web are part of the core design. The C88 also holds 60MB of internal memory and comes preloaded with a variant of Sudoku to get the user started with mobile games.

As part of MetroPCS' unlimited calling service, ZTE's inaugural phone is available for $139 without any contracts or subsidies. It should be available today both online and through the provider's retail shops.



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