Tuxera File Systems Fuel High Performance, Reliability and Storage Expansion

Shenzhen, China and Las Vegas, USAJanuary 7, 2014 – Tuxera Inc., the leader in interoperable file system technologies announced today that Tuxera file system solution powers just launched nubia Z5S smartphones. Nubia is a premium brand smart phone of ZTE Corporation, who known for cutting edge but affordable consumer electronics has quickly grown into the top 5 mobile handset and smartphone manufacturers in the world.

China is currently the world’s largest smartphone market with sales reaching 85 million in Q3/2013 and having a total 1.1 billion mobile phone owners. According to a recent study from Umeng Analytics, Chinese users are also much more eager to switch models with more advanced features than their West counterparts. A staggering 90% will replace the handsets at least once every 15 months.

“Smartphone buyers in China and elsewhere are looking for the latest innovations and optional customization. With the all-new nubia Z5S smartphone Nubia delivers smooth end-user driven user experience pushing the technical boundaries. Based on our rigorous evaluation only Tuxera file systems meet Nubia’s criteria based on top performance, rock solid reliability and fastest time to market. We are looking forward to a long-term technological cooperation,” commented Mr. Ni Fei, CEO of Nubia brand.

Pre-orders following the launch of nubia Z5S and Z5S mini in China reached over 3 million units establishing a new national record. The latest additions to nubia series combine market-leading hardware with advanced software. With features such as Optical Image Stabilization ZTE aims to take smartphone photography to the next level. The flagship device is packed with a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 443 pixel-per-inch touchscreen and fast eMMC internal storage. Tuxera keeps the device powered up to its hardware limits even under the most demanding image handling operations.

“Nubia is ZTE’s premium smartphone brand with a strong reputation for product innovation and industry excellence. Keeping up with the brand’s promise requires us to be perfect in every detail. We are very glad to be working with nubia to provide an essential building block to meet that target. Based on rigorous quality assurance we can ensure Tuxera solutions can be used for both external and internal storage needs now and in the future,” added Michael Chen, Director of Sales and Business Development, Tuxera China.

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About Nubia: Nubia is premium smart phone of ZTE. It was launched in Oct. 2012. Nubia brand is independently managed and differentiated by separate team from ZTE brand. It mainly focuses on high-end open market, and develops around the world. Nubia is in the favor of consumers through differentiation on concept, design, price, advertisement and service. ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while achieving continued revenue growth. ZTE commits 10 percent of its revenue to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. A company with sound corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, ZTE is a member of the UN Global Compact. ZTE is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer, publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

About Tuxera: Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across mobiles, tablets, home entertainment, consumer, industrial or any other electronics. Tuxera’s industry-standard file system solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have hundreds of millions installations. Close collaboration with industry leaders ensures reliable compatibility and helps to set high standard in performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com