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Mozilla backtracks on its $25 smartphone plan

Mozilla backtracks on its $25 smartphone plan

23 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Over a year after announcing it, Mozilla has given up on its plan to develop a $25 Firefox OS smartphone. The revelation was made by CEO Chris Beard in an email to employees. "We have not seen sufficient traction for a $25 phone," he said,...


Firefox OS smartphones now shipping in Africa

Firefox OS smartphones now shipping in Africa

09 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Just over a month after Firefox OS arrived in South Africa, Mozilla launched a device running its open source mobile OS in other parts of Africa, too. Dubbed Orange Klif, the 3G device runs on Orange's mobile network, and was made available...


Firefox OS smartphones for under $50 to launch in India

Firefox OS smartphones for under $50 to launch in India

15 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Firefox OS smartphones are currently available in Europe and Latin America, and as of July, Mozilla intends to enter the Indian market as well. Moreover, it intends to do so with very inexpensive smartphones costing up to $50. The information...


Spreadtrum planning a $25 Firefox OS smartphone

Spreadtrum planning a $25 Firefox OS smartphone

23 February, 2014 | comments (45)

You heard that right. Spreadtrum and Mozilla are planning on releasing a smartphone that retails for $25. Spreadtrum is a cell phone manufacturer that isn't exactly known around the world, but it shares the same vision as Mozilla does: delivering...


Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (19)

Mozilla's Firefox OS based smartphones have hit the stores of Serbia, Montenegro, Hungary and Greece. With the inclusion of the new markets, Mozilla's OS powered devices are now available in 13 countries across the globe. Telenor has the...


Early screenshots of Firefox OS revealed

Early screenshots of Firefox OS revealed

02 August, 2012 | comments (111)

You may already be aware of Mozilla's upcoming mobile operating system based on HTML5. We now have some new screenshots of the UI, courtesy of Mozilla evangelist Robert Nyman. The UI looks markedly different from some of the previous...