Nvidia Tegra 4 powered ZTE Geek now on sale for $308 in China!


ZTE have stuck by their word and have just launched the Nvidia Tegra 4 powered ZTE Geek on the Chinese market at an incredible $308!

ZTE are targeting Xiaomi’s Mi3 with the Geek, not only on price but on specification too, but in the process they have also shown other Chinese phone makers just exactly what can be achieved at with lower priced hardware.

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At 1888 Yuan ($308) it is slightly cheaper than the 16GB Xiaomi Mi3, yet it has the same 1.8Ghz Tegra 4 chipset, 2GB RAM, 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display and 13 mega-pixel rear camera.

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ZTE have also given the Geek Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Glonass, and Android 4.2! It’s not all perfect though! There will only be a 16GB model available, the phone itself isn’t the most attractive in the world, the battery is just 2300mAh and there is currently only support for China Mobiles TD-SCDMA 3G networks!

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15 Comments

  1. joe
    September 25, 2013

    It says on the the first picture that it’s 2Ghz Clover trail, 1GB ram and 8gb rom.

    • illystor
      September 25, 2013

      The design of the Tegra 4 device is the same as the previously released ZTE Geek with Intel internals. It has likely been used for illustrative purposes. That version of the Geek has been on sale since late July.

    • September 25, 2013

      Sorry that was the old ZTE Geek

  2. Mike
    September 25, 2013

    Is the battery built in?

    • David
      September 25, 2013

      If he is like he’s brother the ZTE Geek V975, so no.
      i believe the the battery is removable.

      and andy, which CPU is Faster, The Tegra 4 or the Snapdragon S800?
      for me its now Xiaomi mi3 Vs ZTE Geek
      thank you 🙂

  3. Ivan
    September 25, 2013

    Which is faster, Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800?

    • anony
      September 25, 2013

      800 by a long shot, both CPU and GPU.

      • Allanitomwesh
        September 25, 2013

        False,long shot is an exaggeration.

        • anony
          September 25, 2013

          You’re right. It’s embarrassingly faster for Nvidia to admit.

      • Ivan
        September 25, 2013

        Thanks

  4. Irvine
    September 25, 2013

    As said above, it’s a shame these Tegra 4 devices only work in China. Hopefully they’ll make a WCDMA version as well for us 外国人!

  5. miri
    September 25, 2013

    Any review about new zte phones please….

  6. wat
    September 25, 2013

    Great price. Hope other companies are this cheap soon like Oppo!

  7. September 25, 2013

    The size of mah on chinese batteries does not say anything as there is a lot of crap made in china batteries, it vastly depends on quality. A lot of this batteries are a crime on humanity for waste of resources, Bought a 9 cell battery for my laptop and does not last half as long as the old 6 cell one and i bought a few electronics from china, netbooks, tablets, and the batteries are all shit, ALL!

  8. Bharat Prasain
    September 26, 2013

    does it support gsm networks?