Mozilla Firefox, one of the world’s most popular browsers, is ready to bring Smartphones with Firefox OS- it’s old news. But recently a rumour has been spread and it says that they are going to bring it this year! Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, today announced that the regional launches of Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices, the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire and the ZTE Open, soon. Individual partners will announce specifics about launches in each market soon. Recently, a video of Firefox OS Demo has been uploaded on Youtube. Some of the features of Mozilla OS have been discussed in this video. You can see this video via Youtube. We have given it below.
Essential and common features, such as- Calling, Sending and Recieveing SMS, Email, Camera, etc are given in these smartphones which is run by fully web based new OS. Facebook, Twitter, Firefox Browser are builted in there. For apps, there is a special app market named by Firefox MarketPlace. Users will be able to use these apps without downloading!!!
“The launch of Firefox OS marks an incredibly exciting time for the Web. Firefox OS powers the first smartphones built entirely on Web technologies and will stimulate an inspiring new wave of innovation for the Web,” says Jay Sullivan, Mozilla Chief Operating Officer.“We are proud to deliver an experience for first time smartphone users that will delight them and really put the power of the Web in people’s hands.”
“Firefox OS phones come with Firefox Marketplace, which unleashes the power of HTML5 apps on mobile. Firefox Marketplace has popular global apps you want and relevant local apps you need. Firefox Marketplace offers apps in categories like games, news and media, music and audio, business and productivity so you can find an app for whatever you want – even local and niche topics. Firefox Marketplace includes popular apps such as AccuWeather, EA games like Poppit, Facebook, Nokia HERE Maps, SoundCloud, Terra, Time Out, TMZ and Twitter as well as personally tailored and local apps that will differ by region.”- said Mozilla authority.
“Firefox OS is an extension of the Firefox desktop and mobile browsing experience that hundreds of millions of people know and love, so you can expect all the security, privacy, customization and user control Firefox always delivers.”- they added.
To get more information, check out this link- http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/os