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Firefox OS running ZTE Open specs revealed before launch

23 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Firefox OS running ZTE Open specs revealed before launch - read the full textWe have been hearing about the Firefox OS for a while now. Now, ZTE is about to release their first smartphone based on Mozilla's open source operating system, the ZTE Open. Unfortunately, we don't have any photographs of the device just yet but we do have some key specifications that were...


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> In reply to Fawad Hassan @ 2013-02-23 20:35 from tZt4 - click to readTure, but chrome runs smoother than firefox in general.

As for the OS itself, meh. Sick and tired of tizen, firefox, sailfish etc reinventing the freaking wheel. Do something different but functional. Gestures aren't all to a touch screen interface OS nor are differently shaped icons.

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  • 2013-02-23 21:08
  • 8yUV

Could it be? Could Firefox OS succeed in one of the few areas that Android fails? Is it possible to have a phone with crappy specs that won't suffer from perpetual lag? I'm rooting for you, Firefox!

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  • 2013-02-23 20:47
  • 7ADv

ZTE should have installed a 5-MP camera to make the phone command some attention, expecially that the OS is new. The 3.2 MP is a bad-luck for that phone, I think.

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  • 2013-02-23 20:41
  • fX5A

my friend work for mozilla told us that they test their os in a phone worth £50. So you can see that phone with low specs but you will be amazed with its perfomance. Give it a try first before criticise it by saying its ''weak smartphone''

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  • 2013-02-23 20:39
  • fuZN

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-02-23 20:05 from KjZ% - click to readThat's Flash related problem. Don't blame Firefox for that!
By the way I am regular user of Firefox and I don't remember last time it crashed.
My experience with IE and Chrome is not good. They crashes more than Firefox.

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  • 2013-02-23 20:35
  • tZt4

I am not sure if firefox os is important. I have the firefox on my PC and always crash when flash appears, unstable. I think future could be UBUNTU linux ported to mobiles.

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  • 2013-02-23 20:05
  • KjZ%

> In reply to Sime Vidas @ 2013-02-23 19:38 from Lecc - click to readPlus, not everybody feels like spending 600-700 euro/dollar for a telephone, be it smart or not.

Generally, it's a very interesting idea that Mozilla is coming with and personally, I hope it really lifts off and gets a substantial enough market share.

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  • 2013-02-23 19:51
  • mA51

sorry, but it is rubbishh

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  • 2013-02-23 19:50
  • npxL

I'm happy to see a phone that doesn't try to be the largest, fastest .. etc, we already have a lot of high-end phones, more focusing on mid-range to low-end phones is much more important for many countries around the world.

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  • 2013-02-23 19:49
  • 3Y7i

Weak yes, but powered by the Open Web Platform, i.e. HTML/CSS/JavaScript. This is a substantial device.

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  • 2013-02-23 19:38
  • Lecc

i want this

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  • 2013-02-23 19:37
  • Liu7

weak smartphone

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  • 2013-02-23 19:20
  • trw0

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