Few months back Indian manufacturers had showed interest in manufacturing Firefox OS phones at minimal cost. This phone targets affordable priced market and Spice telecom is up with it and has unveiled first phone with Firefox OS in India.
Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1, which is the first Firefox OS smartphone in India. The device runs on the Firefox OS developed by Mozilla and based on HTML 5. It is equipped with 3.5 inch display with 480*360 resolution. It is powered by a 1 GHz Spectrum processor. The handset has dual SIM support and does not support 3G.It comes with a 2 MP rear camera. There is also a front facing 1.3 MP camera. The handset is priced at just Rs. 2299(38$).
Speaking to media, Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd, said, “This is a step towards enabling the dreams of the small town masses of connecting with their aspirations through affordable smartphones. With the ultra-low cost Spice Fire One, we at Spice, aim to convert the feature phone users into smartphone users, thereby, aiding them with the power of internet. Our intentions are clearly to synthesize technology and style in our products and make them available at affordable prices. This partnership with Mozilla showcases our commitment to providing the best technological innovations first hand to our customers. This joint undertaking with Mozilla is a breakthrough in product offering and a brand new concept for smartphones.”