Firefox OS Comes to the US and UK

The ZTE Open, the first smartphone running Mozillas Firefox OS, is due to go on sale this Friday in the UK and US.

ZTE will be selling the handset through its eBay store for £59.99/$79.99, unlocked for use on any network.

“It is a great honour to launch the ZTE Open Firefox OS phone worldwide through eBay,” said ZTE vice president Dai Wenhong. “ZTE is devoted to providing more options for customers globally and enabling them to live better lives via advanced technology. The ZTE Open offers customers a smartphone experience at an incredible price point, making it ideal for cost-conscious consumers or those looking to upgrade to a smartphone for the first time.”

The handset first launched in Spain last month, through Telefónicas Movistar brand, followed by Venezuela and Colombia.