ZTE set for phablet, Firefox OS launches at MWC

ZTE set for phablet, Firefox OS launches at MWC

18 FEB 2014
ZTE at Mobile Asia Expo

ZTE is to launch new smartphones at Mobile World Congress next week which will include a 6-inch screen phablet, and what has been described as “one of the first Firefox OS 1.3 devices”.

Adam Zeng, CEO of the ambitious Chinese vendor’s Mobile Devices business, said: “This year, we are looking to work even more closely with our customers worldwide to develop the products they want and deliver a superior customer experience.”

The company’s headline devices will be the Grand Memo II LTE, a phablet device with 6-inch screen, which is a successor to last year’s Grand Memo, and the Firefox OS-powered Open C, in partnership with Mozilla and Telefonica.

Also being unveiled is the latest version of the company’s MiFavor user interface, MiFavor 2.3, which it said will “provide a superior experience for ZTE mobile users”.

The company will also showcase other devices, including the Grand S II flagship smartphone and Nubia-branded mid-tier line.

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