Jay@ocis, 27 Oct 2012Where can i get one in Fiji Island.Now sold at some Vodafone outlets (the major ones)..currently $399 for the handset (original price was $459).
@Lee : Hi! I've read your comment about the ZTE Skate being above the rest by far bec of the price.. regarding what you've mentioned about the 1.4 GHz released only in the philippines.. I believe it is only 1GHz as I checked it out,or maybe I'm wrong.. Where particularly is the best store for interested ZTE Skate buyers should go to buy, that comes with ICS 4.0 version? Thanks Lee!
can this phone be upgraded to official ICS version not custom rom if yes plz tell us how it can be done?
Lee, 20 Oct 2012Hello guys, Sorry I was busy.
I bought my phone here in Philiippines where I live. If you g... moreHi Lee!
Question, is the RAM cleaner you mentioned a built-in app or you need to install it? Hope you could respond on this. Thanks in advance!
Lantis_09, 23 Oct 2012Hi guys.. I have a question specially to Filipino users of this phone. I am planning to buy th... moreYes the phone uses a regular sim...not unlike new phones that requires you to use micro sims....@ lee is it safe to have it upgraded to ICS at Farmers, i think they are not using the official upgrade from ZTE
Hi guys.. I have a question specially to Filipino users of this phone. I am planning to buy this unit.. I just want to confirm if the normal size of SIM card fits to this phone? Please help. Thanks!
chingkit27, 22 Oct 2012it was priced 13,999 originally. once I saw that it is now 5,999 and the specs are better than... moreHi, I bought mine in Robinsons Galleria, I forgot the name of the store (I'm only viewing gsmarena in the office)but I'll check my receipt. They will only upgrade phones if you purchased it in their store as what they told me. You can have your Skate upgraded in MSI-ECS. Try calling them if they do, if not; you can go to Farmers and have it upgraded. They will not open your phone because they will only put the progarm using USB without actually opening it.
Also, with regard to your issues in waking the phone and will sleep after 2-3 secs. That how android phone works. If you wake them without unlocking, it will auto sleep to save battery because android phones are strong in consuming battery.
Other android phone are waken by power bottons or menu bottons as well so there's nothing to brag about. I have my Netphone 701 (aka ZTE Blade) and it has the same thing. Even Samsung SIII and other androids. It will auto sleep if you won't unlock the screen. (Smart right?).
Me, I investigated and checked the phone, checked forums like this before purchasing so that I my money won't be wasted.
emans, 21 Oct 2012Had doubts at firsf if would buy one beause it seems the price seems to low...5th ousand fora ... moreit was priced 13,999 originally. once I saw that it is now 5,999 and the specs are better than the monte carlo from EU, I bought one on the spot and as of now I am impressed with my 5,999 phone. the down side is that you can only wake it via the button on the sides. you can wake it up via the three buttons on the front face but this is only possible within 2-4 seconds that the screen have turned off. once you let the phone sleep for more than 5 seconds, you can only wake it up via the button on the side. What will happen if the button on the side fails? no way of waking up the phone unless you restart it..pfffttt i am also from the PI....
Had doubts at firsf if would buy one beause it seems the price seems to low...5th ousand fora phone with such specs, yet ZTE is just starting to build its name here in the Philippines....but all my worries seem to vanishedjust after hours of using it...sooooo waaaaayyyy btter than samsung and sony.....just blew my mind on how fast and no lag at all...unbelievable...i had no regret getting this phone....thanks ZTE.
@lee i just purchased the skate 1.4... barely days of using it...i just wanna ask where did you go, store name or website to upgrade to 4.0...wish you could help me out...from P.I. as well...tnx
Lee, 20 Oct 2012To Address your questions: @zvona: yes, teh ZTE Skate can be updated to ICS 4.0. Depends, y... morehey lee. what robinsons mall did you buy the ZTE skate with 4.0 OS? I bought mine on Memoxpress but they cannot upgrade it to 4.0. If you can direct me to the right path, then i will have my skate running on 4.0 ICS. woot great phone by the way compared to phones on the same price range.
I realy like, zte m0bile, but i d0nt have m0ney to bought that phone,
if i had a cash
i will bought zte m0bile,
i've got you soon zte,
I hope I was able to answer all your cocnerns regarding ZTE Skate. Again, I'm only sharing my experience with my ZTE Skate. If you have any questions, just leave a comment here or send an messsage to my email address. I will try my best to address your concern and of what I've experienced with my Skate.
To Address your questions:
@zvona: yes, teh ZTE Skate can be updated to ICS 4.0. Depends, you can go to a legitimate ZTE dealer to have it upgraded or search via internet.
Here in Philippines, you can only pay 500 pesos or £7.5 to upgrade android 2.3 to ICS 4.0
@Anonymous: You can see the specs in the box, on the phone see 'about phone' in settings.
@Anonymous: If you're looking for ZTE Skate in UK or in other country, it only has 800 mgz. Again, the 1.4 Ghz is only released here in Philippines. It has been enhanded due to Filipino's being so "Tekki" or too conscious about a mobile phones specs.
Please be informed to those who wanted to buy ZTE skate Philippines price and specs, this is only untill the stock runs out or until December because ZTE will launch a new model by next year. My colleagues have their Skate as well when they saw mine.
I replied on your questions and it has been processed by the gsmarena admin I think so just wait for it to be posted.
Anonymous, 15 Oct 2012To lee
I looked in malls, they say its 800 mgz and less than 1 gb internal memory.
May i ... moreHello guys, Sorry I was busy.
I bought my phone here in Philiippines where I live. If you go here, you can find this phone in Robinsons Mall and SM malls (The well known malls in the country.) The specs can bee seen in the phone itself. You can see it in 'about phone'. The memory can be seen in 'SD Internal memory' you will see the internal memory which is 1GB. That's clean because you will be the one to download the apps that you like. (Mine i have most of the pro apps like AVG Pro, plants VS Zombies, turbo race, Need for Speed Shift, etc. and no lag at all (Thanks to RAM cleaner also) which automatically kills applications that causes lag.
With regard to upgrading it to 4.0 ICS, as what I previously mentioned, I eruested to upgrade the phone to ICS before having it so when I came to get the phone, it's already ICS 4.0.
I bought it in Robinsons mall and once you get one of this, you can request for apps (paid apps) to be installed in the free 4GB micro SD.
When I asked the ZTE office here, they told me that the ZTE skate that has the specs that I previously mentions was only released here in Philippines because we 'Filipino's' are so called (Tekky) when it comes to gadgets.