ZTE Plans To Start Selling Tablets In US Market

ZTE tabletsZTE Corp., which is China’s second-largest maker of mobile-phone equipment, announces that next year it will unveil a tablet computer in the U.S. with an attempt to challenge Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.

The company will trade this tablet through a U.S. phone company as per Lixin Cheng, who is at present the head of ZTE’s U.S. unit. He refused to say anything about its price, or describe the model of the device or name the carrier.

The company, is also famous for offering lower-cost devices, hence there is a great possibility that it will face huge competition from Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire, which will start selling this month. Besides this Apple’s market-leading iPad, can be another tough challenge for ZTE’s tablet since Apple’s iPad will be available at only $499. ZTE confirms this week the U.S. will become its biggest market for tablets and phones by 2015 due to increasing demand for low cost devices.

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