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The ZTE Grand S' big debut (pictures)

At CES 2013, ZTE demoed its newest flagship phone: the 5-inch, quad-core, 13-megapixel ZTE Grand S.

Lynn La
Lynn La covers mobile reviews and news. She previously wrote for The Sacramento Bee, Macworld and The Global Post.
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Say hello to the ZTE Grand S

LAS VEGAS--Equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and a full HD 5-inch screen, ZTE's venture into the high-end begins in earnest with its Grand S.
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Minty colors

The Grand S comes in two finishes: matte and gloss. The matte is available in black and white, while the gloss includes colors like red, yellow, pink, and mint (pictured on the right).
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Snapping a picture

The handset sports a 13-megapixel camera that's capable of shooting 1080p video. On the front is a 2-megapixel camera.
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Jelly Blean, please

The smartphone runs on Android Jelly Bean and will be available in China starting the end of Q1 or the beginning of Q2 at the latest.
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Thin on the side

The device has a unibody design, rendering the 1,780mAh battery irreplaceable, and a thin 6.9mm profile.
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Quad-core CPU

Powering the Grand S is a 1.7GHz quad-core processor.
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Asking for a MiFavor

ZTE included its user interface, MiFavor, overlaid on the Android OS.

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