Zoom Technologies, a China-based manufacturer of mobile phones and other mobile electronic products, has unveiled the Leimone E63, its first in a series of 3G Leimone brand phones. The E63 supports CDMA2000/GSM dual-mode with two card slots, UIM and SIM, and is designed specifically for China Telecom's 3G network recently rolled out in China.
The multi-media business phone allows the user access to two mobile phone lines within a single device: 3G (CDMA2000 1x, EVDO) and multi-band 800/900/1800 mHz GSM. Among its features are: web browsing, a multi-media player that supports both MP3 and MP4, FM radio, Bluetooth, SMS, MMS, WAP, two cameras (main lens at 2.0 megapixel resolution plus an ancillary one at 0.3m on the front to enable video conferencing), 2.8” TFT touch window display with 65,600 colours and 320 x 240 resolution, an expansion slot that accepts a maximum 32G micro SD card, and a strong battery with ultra-long talk and standby times which even supports QQ - the most popular instant messaging software platform in China.
Leo Gu, CEO of Zoom Technologies, said, "We are thrilled to enter China's 3G mobile network with our own brand E63 phone. The launch of our first 3G mobile phone under the Leimone brand name demonstrates our strength in mobile phone development and solidifies our already strong relationship with China Telecom. During our seasonally slower first part of the year, we believe it is now the ideal time for us to launch middle to high end products through the Leimone brand in China and we are confident these 3G mobile phones will be successful for the recently rolled-out 3G network...This E63 3G phone will lead off a series of four Leimone 3G phones to hit the market this year.”
Leo Guo continued, “As we previously disclosed, for 2010 we expect net margins to increase to 4.4% from 3.3% in 2009. We believe that the increased production of our own branded phones, along with the strength of our EMS business, will assist in improving our margins and increase our presence in the 3G network industry in China."