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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

ZTE to launch Mozilla-based smartphones early next year

ZTE to launch Mozillabased smartphones early next year

ZTE just can't get enough mobile OS's. The manufacturer is all over Android, it's got Windows Phone 8 coming out of leaky pores, and now it's revealed plans to launch phones based on the Firefox OS (formerly "Boot to Gecko") as early as the the first quarter of next year. That's not so surprising, perhaps, given that Mozilla already told us it was working with ZTE to bring its HTML-5 powered platform to life, but it further emphasizes the fact that Chinese smartphone giants are casting about for a viable alternative to Google.

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ZTE to launch Mozilla-based smartphones early next year originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 19 Sep 2012 05:47:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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