Mozilla is finally ready to release some phone running Firefox OS to the public. The company today announced that two carriers in Europe would soon be launching the first Firefox OS smartphones. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica have signed up to carry the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open.
It looks like the latter will be available first, as Telefonica has already confirmed that the ZTE Open will hit the Spanish market on July 2 and will be priced at €69 with a €30 pre-pay balance thrown in for good measure. The device boasts a 3.5‐inch, HVGA TFT touchscreen display and has 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM combined with a 3.2MP camera and a 4GB microSD card.
No word on when the One Touch Fire is due out but we'll keep you posted!
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The problem with any new mobile OS is the application base. It will take a number of years for programmers to write enough applications to make it competitive with Apple or Google.Reply
And if Ubuntu put out a phone at this price for their OS, I'm in!Reply
Oops! Repeated earlier post and no delete option. :??:Reply
The most notable feature is that it costs €69.Reply
HERE Maps instead of Google Map...Reply
Good Job Nokia!