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ZTE Open C Firefox OS smartphone turns up on eBay

ZTE Open C Firefox OS smartphone hits eBay in the US and other European countries as an unlocked device.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Shane McGlaun
Published Fri, May 9 2014 7:02 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

ZTE has started selling an open and unlocked smartphone that runs the Firefox OS on eBay. The smartphone originally launched in China where it aimed at first time smartphone buyers. In the US, it will be sold via eBay and will cost $99.99.

ZTE Open C Firefox OS smartphone turns up on eBay | TweakTown.com

Mozilla hopes to eventually bring the smartphone to the US via a major carrier with Sprint tipped to be the carrier partner. No time frame for that to happen has been announced.

Fans of the Firefox OS for smartphone in the UK can also purchase the device via eBay as can shoppers in Germany, Russia, and 20 other countries in Europe. The Open C smartphone has a 4-inch screen and a 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor.

NEWS SOURCE:recode.net

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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