Upcoming ZTE smartwatch to feature micro SIM slot and standalone calling?

Upcoming ZTE smartwatch to feature micro SIM slot and standalone calling?
Chinese giant ZTE confirmed earlier this week that the company is working on a smartwatch. Lu Qianhao, the company's head of handset marketing strategy, confirmed the device, with the expectation that it will hit the market before the Q2 next year.

Initially, it was suggested that the watch would pair to ZTE smartphones, but CEO Richard Yu says the goal is to eventually have it sync with many major Android models.



New reports says the watch will accept SIM cards, allowing for stand alone phone calls. Video calling will also be enabled using the front-side watch camera.

If accurate, a micro SIM slot would make the watch unique, and certainly more useful than the Galaxy Gear or the Sony Smarwatch 2.

As expected, ZTE will sell the device in China first, but eventually it is expected to make its way to the EU and U.S.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 1 Dec 2013 12:11
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    2.12.2013 17:50 #1

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    4.12.2013 00:57 #2

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