Posts Tagged ‘Firefox OS’

How cheap can a Smartphone get? Mozilla thinks very

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

In this week of bountiful smartphone news where the best and brightest new devices of the mobile world are getting shown off at the Mobile World Congress Mozilla has decided to see how low it can set the smartphone price bar. The company best known for making the web browser Firefox has announced plans to create a smartphone that they hope will sell for around $25, or about £15. Not surprisingly these devices will be camping out in the basement of the low end of the smartphone market. (more…)

£60 Firefox OS Phone Says Hola to Spain

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Watch out affordable Androids, there’s a new kid on the budget block. The first handset running Firefox OS has landed in Spain this week, and it’s toting a €69, or £60, price tag. It’s called the ZTE Open and is even more reasonable when you take into account that it comes with £26 worth of free credit for pay-as-you-go customers. Mozilla’s quest for third place mobile OS glory begins with the Open and if it proves popular could be the start of a HTML5-based revolution. (more…)