Mozilla which is non-profit organization behind the open source Firefox web browser unveiled a mobile based Operating System. No doubt, Android is the number one operating system and Apple iOS is number two but who will take the number three position in this mobile OS race. Would it be the latest Firefox OS which has gained huge success with ZTE partnership worldwide via eBay? Yes, you heard right Firefox developed the OS by partnering with smartphone OEM ZTE to sell the inexpensive ZTE Open worldwide through eBay platform for $80.
Mozilla based OS is just an outbox idea which performs its work so astoundingly in the mobile segment. This inexpensive phone will now available in the mobile market. Firstly, it was announced in Spain, Venezuela and Columbia on the Telefonica network, the ZTE Open was launched the first time U.S. and U.K.
Mozilla Aspects about the new OS
Dr. Li Gong, Vice President at Mozilla said that Mozilla is dedicated to moving the web forward as a platform for innovations and new high-tech ideas for building products that people love and admire. Mozilla believes that we will put full power of web in people’s hands and with the great potential user base, more developers around the world will create their apps with API’s to stimulate an inspiring new wave of innovation in the web world.
This inexpensive device based on open platforms may give advantage in some areas of marketplace and looking forward whether it is capable of taking the position of iOS, Android and Microsoft Operating Systems.
Now, just have a glimpse to the specifications of this enticing gadget from Mozilla–
- Body dimension and Display: This ZTE Open has the body dimension of 114x62x12.5 mm and a display of 3.5 inch with dimension resolution of 320×480 pixels.
- Screen features: HVGA. TFT, One-point Touch+ Gesture capacitive (two point option) screen
- Memory: This device endows with 512 MB ROM and 256 MB RAM.
- Blutooth 2.1, accelerometer and ambient light sensor
- GPS with AGPS technology
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Camera: 3.15 mega pixels camera with dimension resolution of 2048×1536 pixels and supports Geo-tagging feature.
- Battery: ZTE Open has equipped with 1200 mAh battery power
- OS: Firefox Operating System and powered by 1.0 GHz Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon Cortex A5 processor with Adreno 200 GPU chipsets.
This is a great open platform OS from Mozilla, where anyone can develop the apps for it and use to stimulate innovation in web world.