Skip the ZTE Open and keep hunting for your low-cost smartphone, unless simplicity or Firefox development are at the top of your list.
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Although it's one of the cheapest smartphones around, you're better off saving your money for a slightly pricier handset.
The Open II features a 2-megapixel camera and Firefox OS, and has its sights on emerging markets.
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