BEIJING — Lenovo Group is going after more mobile phone business in China, according to the People’s Daily Online, launching a new version of its LePhone in partnership with China Telecom.

The latest version of Lenovo’s flagship handset, the newspaper said, will be priced at 2,899 yuan ($433) and is based on Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 2000 technology that China Telecom adopted in its 3G network.

The new product includes several hardware and software updates, such as an enhanced digital camera and several pre-installed applications, compared with the first version that Lenovo launched with China Unicom in May, according to the report.

The new LePhone launch came three days after Apple Inc. brought its iPhone 4 to the Chinese market, retailing the 16-gigabyte model for 4,999 yuan and the 32-gigabyte model for 5,999 yuan, People’s Daily said.

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