The ZTE Open C is ZTE’s second smartphone designed specifically for Firefox OS. But the good news is that the device can also run Android 4.4.
According to reports, Mozilla’s mobile-centric Firefox OS has been put to use on a new streaming stick that will directly compete with, and even take over aspects of, Google’s Chromecast.
VisionMobile’s recent Developer Economics survey has found that the app revenue gap between Android and iOS is shrinking, and Windows isn’t doing too bad either.
The ZTE Open will launch in Spain tomorrow, and will be the first handset powered by the new Firefox OS. Even more importantly though, the phone will retail for an unbelievably cheap €69 (around $99).
The Firefox OS tablet is real, and it’s here, at least in pre-retail form as seen in the Foxconn booth at this year’s Computex expo in Taipei, Taiwan.
Although Firefox is targeting the budget market with its yet unreleased smartphones, will Firefox OS cause a stir in the mobile ecosystem? What could it mean for other mobile operating systems?
When exactly is Firefox OS going to countries like the US and certain places in Europe? Kovacs said that it won’t happen until some time in 2014.
On this week’s Friday Debate the question is – Which new operating system has the best chance of catching on?
At a roundtable briefing in Tokyo today, Sony discussed how it plans to overtake Hauwei, and claim the spot just behind Samsung and Apple as the world’s third largest manufacturer.
At MWC, Darcy got to talk with a spokesman for Mozilla Foundation, who was kind enough to give us a demo of Firefox OS running on a ZTE device.