Skip to content
January 23, 2013

Mozilla announces Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones

We’ve seen Mozilla’s Firefox OS being ported to a number of devices during its development, now we’re finally seeing it in its own home in the form of the Developer Preview handsets.

The Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone, as the name suggests, is a developer’s phone which aims to help developers create software for the Firefox OS. The phone is made by Geeksphone in partnership with Telefonica.

Peak

The first one is the Geeksphone Peak which sports the following specs:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 8225 1.2Ghz x2
  • UMTS 2100/1900/900 (3G HSPA)
  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (2G EDGE)
  • 4.3″ qHD IPS Multitouch display
  • 8MP camera (back) with LED flash + 2MP (front)
  • 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM
  • MicroSD, WiFi N, Light & Prox. Sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, MicroUSB
  • 1800 mAh battery

Keon

The second one is the smaller and less powerful Geeksphone Keon:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 7225AB 1Ghz
  • UMTS 2100/1900/900 (3G HSPA)
  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (2G EDGE)
  • 3.5″ HVGA Multitouch display
  • 3MP camera
  • 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM
  • MicroSD, WiFi N, Light & Prox. Sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, MicroUSB
  • 1580 mAh battery

No details on pricing as of the moment but developers will be able to purchase the units from Geeksphone starting next month.

{source}

Mozilla Firefox OS Roadshow, Part 1
Qualcomm announces 2013 plans for Philippines
Firefox OS: A Preview Of Good Things To Come

10 Responses to “Mozilla announces Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones”

  1. JasonBourne says:

    “No barriers and web is platform”…that’s a good news. I’ll try to develop great apps using this OS.

  2. garz says:

    But. It. Still. Looks. Like…. An Adnroid!

  3. flitz says:

    Tingnan natin kung papatok.

  4. Patrick Gorospe
    Twitter: trickgp
    says:

    Well. That’s a good lookin’ phone. I hope it’s affordable for developers like me.

  5. evollove says:

    Can anyone spell “Patent Infringement Lawsuit” c/o Mansanas Inc.?

  6. marky says:

    if they can go deeper as the local phone pricing is concern – CLICK to for sure sa Pinas…but if not Goodluck!

  7. SGT2 P3100 user says:

    sana may adobe flash player 11 support at pwede yung internet download manager na tulad sa pc.

  8. Gerry says:

    baby steps… sobrang layo pa sa seabird concept phone nila :)

  9. You could certainly see your enthusiasm within the
    work you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers such as you who aren’t afraid to say how they believe. Always follow your heart.

Leave a Reply

*
*

Written by

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Senior Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

More articles by Louie Diangson :