The Firefox OS for Mobiles that was developed about 2 years back will cease to exist, soon. Mozilla is putting an end to the Firefox OS smartphone program, they will stop the development. The reason being is that this new Mobile OS failed to make its mark in the Mobile market.
Spice mobiles has launched the Fire One Mi-FX2 smartphone running Firefox OS 1.4. The company had launched the Spice Fire One Mi-FX1 in 2014. The FX2 is powered by 1GHz processor and is basically a low end smartphone.
LG has announced a unique smartphone packed inside a transparent body that sails on Firefox OS. The handset is packed with good hardware, it is a mid range phone with a price tag of JPY 50K (Rs. 26K).
Intex Mobiles had launched the Cloud FX smartphone for a price of Rs. 1,999. The unique feature about this handset is that it comes powered by Firefox OS. For this price is the handset worth it? read the review.
As expected Spice Mobiles has officially launched their first Firefox powered handset the Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 for Rs. 2,299. This smartphone will be competing with the Intex Cloud FX that too comes powered by Firefox OS.
Intex today lunched the Cloud FX a dual SIM handset running the Firefox OS. It is a different approach from the traditional Android and Windows OS. The handset is priced at Rs. 1,999. At this price tag the Could FX is actually competing with the feature phones.
Spice Mobiles have confirmed their Firefox powered handset called the Spice Fire One Mi-FX1 for Rs. 2299, it will be launched on 29 August and Intex is also planning to launch their Firefox powered handset for under Rs. 2100.
Intex and Spice Mobiles have tied up with Mozilla to bring in an ultra affordable mobiles phone in the Indian markets. Mozilla had in fact unveiled the $25 mobile at MWC in Feb. These handsets will be powered by Firefox OS and will be priced at under Rs. 3000.
ZTE Open a new handset powered by Firefox OS is now available in India via ebay.in. The handset houses a 1GHz single core qualcomm snapdragon processor with Adreno 200 GPU and is priced at Rs. 8,590.
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.