As reported last week, Sprint has officially announced the release of the ZTE Optik 3G tablet for direct shipping on Feburary 5.
Customers will have to pay $99.99 for the tablet with a two-year contract. Those looking to purchase the tablet without a contract will have to pay $349.99. It will ship with Android Honeycomb (3.2) and will run a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. The ZTE Optik will feature a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, and a 4000mAh battery. The tablet will also feature Swype and will have integrated GPS. Those looking to take photos will be able to use a 5MP rear-facing camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. Users will also be able to use the tablet as a mobile hotspot for up to 5 devices.
ZTE is just one of the many Chinese manufacturers that are starting to release more products in the U.S. Other companies such as Pantech and Huawei are also following suit.
You can read more about the ZTE Optik including some of the accessories that will be available for the device.