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ZTE releases 6.4-inch smartphone with 13-megapixel front camera

ZTE releases 6.4-inch smartphone with 13-megapixel front camera

The phablet has a 4250 mAh battery and uses the latest Qualcomm quad-core processor

The Nubia X6 features an aluminum back cover.

The Nubia X6 features an aluminum back cover.

Those who like to take selfies might be interested in the latest handset from ZTE, a smartphone that the Chinese company claims is the world's first with a 13-megapixel front-facing camera.

Called the Nubia X6, the 6.4-inch smartphone has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, and a massive 4250 mAh battery. In addition, it has two 13-megapixel cameras, one in the front, the other in the back.

The X6 joins the growing number of 6-inch smartphones starting to appear on the market. It has a 1080p screen that packs in 344 pixels per inch. The aluminum-cased handset also has dual speakers, slots for two SIM cards, and comes in configurations with either 2 GB or 3 GB of RAM.

Like other handset makers, ZTE is highlighting the phone's cameras as a way to attract consumers. The X6's rear-facing camera uses an "EXMOR RS" imaging sensor from Sony that helps it take pictures in low light levels -- to the point that it can capture clear photos of stars in the night sky.

The phone runs Android 4.3 with ZTE's Nubia 2.0 user interface. ZTE incorporated a split screen function so that users can view separate apps at the same time on the large screen.

The phone is the latest device to carry the Nubia name, a newly established brand ZTE hopes will distinguish itself in a market already crowded with rivals. To raise its profits, the company is increasingly developing more high-end devices at higher price points.

ZTE will start selling the phone first in China, with pre-orders beginning on March 25. But the company will probably roll out the device to other markets later in the year, said a ZTE spokeswoman.

The X6 starts at 2999 yuan (US$487) for the version with 2GB of RAM and 32 GB of flash storage. It will come in both a white and a gold version.


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