ZTE will introduce the world’s first smartphone to run on Mozilla’s Firefox OS open mobile ecosystem, called ZTE Open. The entry-level smartphone is ideal for young people who are keen to experience the very latest technology, and people on limited budgets looking to make the move from a feature phone to their first smartphone. It features a 3.5-inch, HVGA TFT touchscreen display and has 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM combined with a 3.2MP camera. It supports Bluetooth 2.1, WIFI 802.11b/g/n and AGPS and has a 1200mAH battery.
Mozilla’s Firefox OS is HTML5-based and completely open source so ZTE Open users will be able to run Web apps and view their favourite websites without losing any of the features they love. This includes dynamic content and unique features such as more personalised search services.
Mozilla’s Firefox OS is free from restrictions. It provides a high-speed open standards platform perfect for developers looking to create HTML5-based websites and apps. Developers will be able to distribute their apps through the Firefox Marketplace.
- Mozilla Firefox OS
- Size: 114 x 62 x 12.5mm
- 3.5inch, HVGA.TFT, One Point touch + Gesture Captive (two point option) screen
- Memory: 512MB Rom +256MB RAM
- Bluetooth 2.1, accelerometer, ambient light sensor
- GPS, with AGPS, WIFI 802.11b/g/n
- 3.2M FF Camera
- Battery: 1200mAH
The ZTE Open will first be available in Spain, Venezuela and Colombia in mid-2013 with global operator Telefónica. Price TBD.