China's ZTE unveils new 5-inch smartphone

The phone is part of ZTE's new Nubia brand of devices

Chinese handset maker ZTE has shown off a new high-end phone. The Z5 has a 5-inch screen, a 13-megapixel camera and a quad-core processor.

The Z5 is part ZTE's new line of Nubia devices, according to the company's official account on Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo.

ZTE could not be immediately reached for comment on the new device.

There's a growing number of 5-inch smartphones on the market, with Samsung selling its 5.55 inch Galaxy Note 2, and HTC slated to launch a 5-inch smartphone called the HTC Butterfly J in Japan this December.

ZTE is currently the world's fourth-largest smartphone vendor, and saw 82.9 percent year-over-year growth in its smartphone shipments this past third quarter, according to research firm IDC.

The company has had much of its success selling smartphones in China and other emerging markets, by pricing its phones at the lower end of the market. But ZTE also wants to focus on markets including the U.S. and Japan, where smartphones are priced higher and can bring more profit to the company.

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