smartphone based on Firefox OSProduction of mobile phones on the new open platform Firefox OS announced large company ZTE, Alcatel, LG, Huawei and Sony, but the laurels of the release of the first Firefox OS phone will go not to them, but a little-known Spanish company Geeksphone.

A small Spanish company Geeksphone today starts selling the first two of a kind of smart phones operating on the basis of the operating system Firefox OS. While these developments are focused only on the software developers, and only allow broadly familiar with the operating system. The company began selling two phones – Keon for 110 euros and 179 euros for the Peak, which is significantly lower than the price of most of those present today on smart phones.

Note that this low price is precisely the factor on the basis of which Mozilla will build and advertise Firefox OS. In Mozilla said that the new OS will not only budget’s itself, but also be able to work on the basis of low-cost hardware. Due to this, the developers are going to promote new solutions in markets such as Brazil, India, Chile, Cambodia and others.

The first mobile devices based on the operating system Firefox OS from mainstream manufacturers will be produced by companies ZTE, Alcatel, LG Electronics and Huawei. In 2014, this list is likely to still be connected and Sony.

As reported in the most Geekphones, both claimed the machine work on the basis of the preliminary version of Firefox OS (release version until just not). The device has inside Keon GHz processor Qualcomm Cortex-A5, 3,5-inch touch screen, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB of space and 1580 mA / extra hour battery. Peak is powered by 1.2-gigahertz Qualcomm 8225 chip, 4.3-inch qHD IPS touch screen and an 8-megapixel camera, other parameters are identical in smartphones.

First data of the device as an exhibition of the sample were shown at CES 2013. In Mozilla said that their company – this is actually the first exit on the hardware market competition and the first opportunity to Android. At the same time, Mozilla notes that the development of Firefox for Android OS company is not going to give up.

Keon — model of younger level worth 91 euro, and Peak — more advanced smartphone with a diagonal 4,3″ and worth 149 euros.

Technical characteristics Keon:

– CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 7225AB 1 GHz;
– UMTS 2100/1900/900 (3G HSPA);
– GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (2G EDGE);
– Screen 3.5 “HVGA Multitouch;
– 3 MP camera;
– 4 GB (ROM), and 512 MB (RAM);
– MicroSD, Wifi N, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, Radio FM, Light & Prox. Sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, MicroUSB;
– Battery 1580 mAh.

Technical characteristics Peak:

– CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 8225 1.2 GHz x2;
– UMTS 2100/1900/900 (3G HSPA);
– GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (2G EDGE);
– The screen is 4.3 “qHD IPS Multitouch;
– 8 MP camera (rear) + 2 MP (front);
– 4 GB (ROM), and 512 MB (RAM);
– MicroSD, Wifi N, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, Radio FM, Light & Prox. Sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, MicroUSB, flash (camera);
– Battery 1800 mAh.

Both devices are equipped with the operating system, Firefox OS (developer preview).

The 20-year-old technical director of the company of Geeksphone guarantees that they can produce up to 5000 smartphones a day, so that is enough for all.

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