ZTE9 Limited today released the FunBox, the world's fastest home
entertainment console, bringing consumers and families a unique
high-performance all-in-one gaming, video-chatting and online video
ZTE FunBox -- the World's Fastest Home Entertainment Console (Photo: Business Wire)
The FunBox combines the world-leading engineering of ZTE and the video
game development expertise of The9 to deliver genuine innovation to the
consumer electronics industry, shaking up the home entertainment market
in China. ZTE9 is a joint venture between ZTE Corporation, one of the
world's leading manufacturers of mobile devices, and The9 Limited, one
of China's foremost video game companies. Online sales for the FunBox
will start on JD.com next month, and consumers can choose between 12
The FunBox is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra4 processor, based on the new A15
architecture, and the superior graphics performance is delivered by a
72-core GeForce graphics processor with 2GB DDR3L memory and 8GB of
Flash memory. The specifications make the FunBox the highest performance
home entertainmnt console currently available globally.
"The FunBox has opened up new possibilities in the home entertainment
space," Adam Zeng, Chairman of ZTE9, said today in Beijing at an event
marking the public debut of the FunBox. "The FunBox will be supported by
a comprehensive ecosystem that encompasses hardware, content and
channels, as we are committed to bringing a high-quality home
entertainment experience to consumers."
Leveraging ZTE's world-leading telecommunications technology, the FunBox
is the first home entertainment console to support video-chatting,
allowing users to conduct video calls on their smart televisions for the
first time. With a dual-antenna, dual-frequency Wi-Fi design, and a
Bluetooth controller, FunBox offers superior connectivity and robust
network performance. In the future, users will be able to buy
personalized versions of the FunBox with customized casings.
The launch of the FunBox will herald the start of a series of new
exciting product launches for ZTE. In April, ZTE will debut a series of
landmark 4G LTE smartphones, demonstrating the company's comprehensive
capabilities. In addition, ZTE will be developing new ways of engaging
users through innovative channels that will appeal to younger consumers,
bringing a new entertainment experience for the age of 4G.
About ZTE Mobile Devices
ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global
telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company
headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company
listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
ZTE is one of the Top 5 mobile handset and smartphone manufacturers in
the world, offering a complete range of mobile devices, including mobile
phones, tablets, mobile broadband modems and hotspots and family desktop
A global leader, ZTE has partnerships with more than 320 major carriers
and distributors in over 160 countries and regions around the globe. It
also has strategic partnerships with 47 of the world's top 50 carriers.
In 2012, ZTE applied for more international patents than any other
company in the world.
For more information, please visit: www.ztedevices.com.
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