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ZTE Open Firefox phone to be sold on eBay US and UK

12 August, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
ZTE Open Firefox phone to be sold on eBay US and UK - read the full textZTE has officially announced that it will be selling its recently launched Firefox OS phone in the ZTE store on eBay US and UK. This means that the devices will be up for grabs, for the first time, for all the interested consumers across the globe. To kick off its new marketing strategy, ZTE...

 

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No more need to upgrade to this kind of version because mozilla to upgrade it every 6 weeks."Maybe" there is no more uncompatible apps.

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  • 2013-08-16 06:44
  • P@@r

> In reply to 2013ANENA @ 2013-08-13 06:34 from sG}K - click to readMaybe that is the point of the phone that you do not need quads and gigs for a light os?

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  • 2013-08-14 07:39
  • 9Fs$

> In reply to True Facts @ 2013-08-13 09:00 from PGXj - click to readHey... If you havn't noticed, Crapple are lowering their standards nowadays... How are you liking the (basically) iphone 5 in a full cheap plastic casing?

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  • 2013-08-13 11:42
  • MVg6

> In reply to Rad-K @ 2013-08-12 23:14 from 3TLL - click to readFor 70$ you can get at&t Lumia 520 than do do amazing thing for sure

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  • 2013-08-13 11:23
  • rJs2

Most people are spoilt by paper specs because of the unoptimized android.

Hey.. iPad 3 with a dual core A5x can run smoothly greater then 1080p screen!!

Please let real life review and test be the judge of performance.

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  • 2013-08-13 09:00
  • PGXj

> In reply to C.OC @ 2013-08-12 23:20 from fuN1 - click to readFace man java is useless in a smartphone, tell me one of those your useful java apps that doesn't have a much better alternative for smart phones.

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  • 2013-08-13 08:44
  • N9@S

Hardly cutting edge technology .. except for the Firefox OS

CPU 1.0 GHz Cortex-A5
Chipset Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 200
OS Firefox OS
Memory 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAM
Support Micro SD Card, up to 32GB(No memory card include)
Screen 3.5" TFT 320 x 480 Pixels
TFT Capacitive Screen
Network 3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Audio 3.5MM headphone jack
Support AAC,WMA,AMR,M4A,MP3,WAV,IMY,MIDI,OGG and Other Formats
Video Support Video Player, Support 3gp,3g2, wmv, avi, MP4, ASP and other formats
Wlan Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band
Camera Back 3.15 MP
Support Maximum 2048x1536 Resolution
Picture Formats Support JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP and Other Formats
Dimensions 114 x 62 x 12.5 mm
Battery Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery
Package Include

1 x ZTE Open Firefox OS Mobilephone

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  • 2013-08-13 06:34
  • sG}K

> In reply to Rad-K @ 2013-08-12 23:14 from 3TLL - click to readFor $80 you can buy it as an experimental development tool. If you don't like Firefox you can always load different ROMs on it, such as Cyanogen, Ubuntu or some other os. If you brick it you've tossed $80...not a big deal.

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  • 2013-08-13 03:28
  • GT6G

> In reply to droid.apk.upl @ 2013-08-12 21:20 from pqAt - click to readThat's not going to happen anytime soon, if ever.

They're all alliances of various hardware manufacturers, software companies or mobile operators. Each with different market strategies, objectives and os design.

In a nutshell,

Sailfish is MeeGo (old Nokia crew).
Tizen is primarily Intel and Samsung.
Ubuntu is Ubuntu, backed by various OEMs and an assortment of mobile carriers across the world.

Then you have Blackberry, who has always had their sown OS and it's intended for their hardware only.

The only strategy that comes close to working would be Ubuntu and Firefox. But there you have idealogical os design differences, with Firefox app platform being html 5, while Ubuntu will support html 5 and natively written apps.

But all this is exciting to be sure. I give credit to Firefox. As a volunteer organization they've accomplished quite a bit and deserve recognition.

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  • 2013-08-13 03:22
  • GT6G

What may be crap to one man could begold to another.You don't call J2me Java crap.Many still use it till date.Besides its not all about its games but its got useful apps.

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  • 2013-08-12 23:20
  • fuN1

Is this phone brilliant or crap, there's nothing to complain about, for 80 bucks you can buy only a feature phone that does only calls and texts, and this for sure does more.

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  • 2013-08-12 23:14
  • 3TLL

Brilliant. We need more competition for Apple, Google and erm Microsoft.

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  • 2013-08-12 22:14
  • an1C

> In reply to C.OC @ 2013-08-12 21:46 from fuN1 - click to readThe main point of this OS is HTML5 apps, what would support for old crappy java games be good for?

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  • 2013-08-12 22:14
  • Kg$C

Does it have J2me Java.Thats an important feature android phones keep missing out.

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  • 2013-08-12 21:46
  • fuN1

Why Mozilla, Ubuntu, Blackberry, Sailfish developper and Tizen developper do not create an alliance to become an real alternative with their products to Apple, Google and Microsoft products?

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  • 2013-08-12 21:20
  • pqAt

there is a no front facing camera

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  • 2013-08-12 20:43
  • 0Fv3

> In reply to Multiverse @ 2013-08-12 20:30 from 3sEw - click to readgoogle it dont be lazy

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  • 2013-08-12 20:39
  • ixum

New OS? U are welcome. Consumers, more options. Someone to tell me about ubuntu!

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  • 2013-08-12 20:30
  • 3sEw

Great to hear about the new OS. . . I am sick wid the dominance of android os

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  • 2013-08-12 19:07
  • KIpc

So many new OS entering the market, that's cool. It's good to have choices. Would definitely try to grab one once it arrives in France.

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  • 2013-08-12 18:52
  • t1$A

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