LG Fireweb (LG D300) LG’s first smartphone running on the Firefox OS has be launched in Brazil. The 1GHz powered smartphone is priced at $207. No word as to when this handset will be available in other countries.

ZTE Open is another handset that recently went on sale in Spain, this smartphone also runs on the new Firefox OS. On the hardware front the LG Fireweb comes powered by 1GHz QUALCOMM processor. The handset comes with 2GB storage and probably with 256MB RAM.

The Fireweb sports a 4 inch screen with 480×320 pixels resolution (16M colors) and also houses a 5 megapixel camera on the rear with auto focus and LED flash support. Handset runs on Firefox 1.1 OS. The device weighs about 122 grams and could be around 9mm thick.

Firefox OS based LG Fireweb smartphone

Other features are 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and integrated GPS. The handset also comes pre-loaded with social networking (Facebook / twitter) and office document apps. 1540 mAh battery that the LG Fireweb comes loaded with gives a talk time of 8 hours and standby time of up to 31 days.

Firefox based smartphones in India? well there is still time for it!

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in