The first ever Firefox OS-powered smartphones, Alcatel One Touch Fire and ZTE Open, were officially unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.
Alcatel One Touch Fire boasts a screen of 3.5-inch HVGA TN with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels and is powered by a 1GHz processor. The phone packs 256MB RAM and a 3.2-megapixel camera. According to various tech reviews, One Touch Fire is targeted as an entry-level smartphone.
The Firefox smartphone will hit stores in June. Its connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP and GPS with A-GPS support. The One Touch Fire smartphone packs other features like a 3.5 jack stereo headset and a 2GB Micro SD card. It packs a battery of 1400 mAh which claims to provide a talk time of 12 hours in 2G and seven hours in 3G as well as a standby time of 400 hours in 2G and 300 hours in 3G.
Alcatel, ZTE Show off First Firefox OS Smartphones (Facebook)
Alcatel, ZTE Show off First Firefox OS Smartphones
On the other hand, ZTE Open boast a 3.5-inch HVGA TFT display and Cortex-A5-based Qualcomm MSM7225A processor which is usually clocked at 600MHz or 800MHz. The other features include a 3.2-megapixel front-facing camera, 256MB RAM, 512MB internal storage and connectivity features like WIFI 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 (with EDR3) and GPS. Additionally, it will also feature FM radio, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and 1,200mAh battery.
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