Firefox phone ZTE Open launches in India, limited units available
Chinese firm ZTE has launched its Firefox OS based smartphone ZTE Open in India, at price of Rs. 6,990.
ZTE Open is launched in collaboration with eBay India, and is exclusively available on eBay.in website. The phone is limitedly available on eBay.in with just a couple of dozen units.
— eBay India (@ebayindia) October 25, 2013
In September, ZTE was reported to launch ZTE Open in India by mid-2014. The company was also reported to launch 4G-enabled smartphones in India.
Firefox OS runs primarily on apps based on HTML5. ZTE Open is an entry-level Firefox phone, featuring 1GHz single-core processor, 256MB RAM, 3.5-inch display, microSD storage support, 2MP rear camera, 1200 mAh battery, etc.
Alok Agarwal from eBay India said to TheHindu in a statement, “We are delighted to provide Indian consumers access to the ZTE Open, a popular smartphone which is a great option for first-time smart phone users. This was exclusively available on eBay in the U.S. and the U.K., and is now available in India.”
In July, ZTE had launched its six smartphones in India.