SFR launches the ZTE Tania as its own Windows Phone 7 branded handset: Windows Phone Internet 7


Now that was somewhat unexpected; French mobile operator SFR has just launched its won branded Windows Phone 7 handset: the windows Phone Internet 7. The catch here is that this is simply an SFR branded ZTE Tania Mango handset. The good news here is that the phone will be available for only €9.99 on a two year contract and only €269 free of contract. The handset isn’t currently available but I guess that this should change in the coming days. One thing is for sure thought is that this is definitely one way to get a whole lot of Windows Phone handset sold to the “average Joe” who’s looking to by its first smartphone.

Update: SFR is also offering the Nokia Lumia 800 for 1 Euro..

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ZTE Tania Windows Phone Mango handset officially announced: Only 4GB of Storage

The ZTE Tania has officially been announced and does indeed only pack 4GB of Storage making it the first Windows Phone to be based on a newly unveiled low-end hardware chassis which only requires a minimum of 2GB of Storage instead of 8GB like the regular Windows Phone Chassis. I personally think that this is totally nuts especially when a handset don’t have a micro-sd slot to expand its storage. 4GB is still not enough if you plan on using it for anything other than browsing the net and talking. Anyway, full press release after the break:

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ZTE Tania Windows Phone 7.5 Mango phone unveiled

Hot on the heels of the Samsung Omnia W comes the Tania; ZTE‘s first Windows Phone running Mango. The device isn’t the highest end device ever especially with it’s tiny 4GB of internal storage (wtf? the minimum required specs is 8GB). The Tania also features a 4.3″ TFT LCD screen a 1Ghz SoC (MSM8255 I guess), 5MPX camera, 10.5mm of thickness and a 1500Mha battery. It’s not yet known if this handset will ever be released outside of Asia this year. One more picture after the break:

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