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ZTE T98 Comes With Nvidia Tegra 3 SoC

ZTE has presented its first working, ready to roll out tablet, called the T98, with an Nvidia Tegra 3 SoC, the Kal'El, that comes with five cores and a stated clocked speed of 1.5GHz but underclocked to 1.3GHz.

The device was unveiled at the PT/Expo Comm China event that's currently underway, and Engadget (opens in new tab) writes that the T98 comes with a 7-inch 1280x800 pixel capacitive touchscreen and is only 11.5mm thick.

Other features include 1GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a 4000mAh battery, built-in 3G and Android 3.2 Honeycomb plus a two megapixel front-facing camera and a five megapixel rear-facing camera.

The T98 looks a lot like the original Samsung Galaxy Tab, with a big enough Bezel that allows the user to hold the device without interfering with the display area.

ZTE hasn't said when the tablet will be made available in the UK; obviously we're still waiting for an official announcement for the V9+, also known as the ZTE Light and its bigger brother, the ZTE Light 10.

The Chinese manufacturer has already presented a Windows Phone handset, the Tania, 48 hours ago and is also rumoured to be preparing for the launch of a Windows 8 tablet next year.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.