ZTE Open running Firefox OS to be sold on eBay for $80
ZTE announced today that it will make the Firefox OS-powered smartphone, the ZTE Open, available directly on eBay for a selling price of jut $79.99.
Firefox OS is a new mobile platform that completely relies on web technologies.
The mobile operating system is very new but has already gained a number of supporters from mobile manufacturers, including ZTE. The OS requires very small footprint and can operate with a minimum hardware requirement of 800MHz processor and 256MB RAM.
Company: Mozilla Foundation
Source Model: Open Source
OS Architecture: Monolithic (Linux Kernel)
Supported App Framework: HTML5
User Interface: Gaia
Min. Hardware Requirements:
RAM: 256MB RAM
Announcement Date: July 25, 2010 (Boot to Gecko), July 2012 (Firefox OS)
Status: In development, target launch on Q3 2013
Devices: Alcatel, LG Electronics, ZTE, Huawei, TCL Corporation, Sony
The ZTE open is a 3.5-inch handset with a 1.0GHz Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon processor, 256MB RAM and 512MB internal storage expandable up to 32GB (2GB included).