ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.
The Firefox OS used in the ZTE Open Firefox OS phone, is touted as a better alternative for low-end smartphones.
Showing off its optical networking prowess, ZTE has completed at test that managed speeds at 400Gbps over a distance of more than 5,000 kilometers, or about 3,100 miles.
Microsoft has inked an agreement with China's ZTE for its Android and Chrome patent licensing program.
Chinese handset maker ZTE put a positive spin on the recent U.S. scrutiny of its networking business, stating that the controversy at least gave the company some publicity and name-recognition.
After years of development, airline passengers will be able to access the Internet using LTE this year, according to telecommunications equipment and networking company ZTE.
Nvidia wants to bump up graphics and application performance on tablets and smartphones with two new Tegra mobile processors it announced Tuesday.
China's ZTE debuted a smartphone with a 5.7-inch screen dubbed the Grand Memo at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Monday. It's a follow up to its 5-inch Grand S smartphone that the company introduced at CES last month.
Shipments of smartphones with screens 5 inches or larger will more than double this year, as consumers are increasingly attracted to the large screen sizes offered by the phones, according to a prediction from IHS iSuppli.
Corning is announcing an updated version of the glass used on many smartphones, promising it is stronger and more resistant to scratches than earlier editions.