News by Luke Jones on Monday November 24, 2014.
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Dual-SIM handsets that allow the user to have two networks loaded onto one device are pretty common, especially in emerging markets. However, dual SIM tablets have yet to really make their presence felt, with not many devices springing to mind that have the feature (The Asus Fonepad 7). Chinese brand ZTE is changing that with a slate that it is developing with dual-SIM functionality.The company is one of the few Chinese brands that regularly releases products in the USA, and the new tablet is no different. The ZTE K70 has made its way through the FCC recently and been giving the certification of all clear to be sold Stateside. With that in mind, the tablet will likely land in stores before the Holiday Season kicks into overdrive. The K70 pays more than a passing resemblance to Sony's Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, at least in terms of looks. That is hardly a bad thing as Sony's effort is among the best small tabs on the market right now, although the K70 is unlikely to match the Xperia in specs. ZTE's offering will come with a 7.5-inch screen and support for both WCDMA and GSM connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Android 4.4.x KitKat right out of its box. Not much of the specs are outright known, but considering this has a price that comes in under $200, we are willing to guess this will not be a high end competitor. Expect budget screen res and processor, but ZTE normally builds solid devices for budget prices, so this will still probably be worth a look.
Luke Jones is the Managing Editor at MobileBurn.com and is the person you need to speak to about the content on the site. Luke studied creative writing at degree level before carving out a reputation as a freelance tech writer. He settled here at MobileBurn, where he reviews devices and contributes to the news, as well as overseeing the site's content and direction.