ZTE announces the AT&T Avail

The Avail has a 5 megapixel camera, 3.5″ HVGA screen, WiFi, 3G browsing and 512 MB ROM and RAM. It’s a fairly mid-range device by the looks of it and will be available on October 16th in the USA on AT&T.

It’s the latest offering in the GoPhone prepaid device range.

Link – ZTE

ZTE Unveils AT&T Avail™ Android Smartphone

12 October 2011, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today revealed the AT&T Avail™, the company’s first smartphone developed for AT&T.

The AT&T Avail™ is an Android-based smartphone that provides multitasking capabilities, an intuitive, tactile interface and a compact size to help on-the-go customers stay connected and organised. The handset was designed with seven customizable home screens to provide quick and easy access to the widgets used the most.

The AT&T Avail™ is the latest offering in the GoPhone prepaid device portfolio. Customers have access to an Android based smartphone with no long term contract and the flexibility of AT&T’s prepaid rate plans.

“ZTE recognises the need to provide carriers like AT&T with devices that appeal to customers in various stages of smartphone adoption,” said Lixin Cheng, CEO, ZTE USA and President, North America Region, ZTE. “The Avail™ is a great option for a customer who is looking for an Android-based smartphone matched with the benefit of maintaining control over usage through the GoPhone option.”

Key specifications:

The AT&T Avail™ features:

· AT&T Uverse® Live TV

· Google Mobile™ with direct upload to Facebook and YouTube

· Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)

· 5.0 megapixel camera and video recorder with autofocus

· 3.5” HVGA capacitive touch screen

· 3G web browsing

· Wi-Fi capable

· Internal memory: 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM, 2 GB microSD card

· Tri-band UMTS 850/1900/2100 MHz

· Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Additional product specifications for the AT&T Avail™ are available at http://www.att.com/shop/wireless .

Pricing and availability:

The AT&T Avail™ will be available beginning October 16.