MWC – An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS

MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS
Picture the scene, on top of a great big hill in the sun Mozilla unveiled the latest devices to run Firefox OS and amazingly one of them was a Smart TV made by Panasonic, yes a television running a Web based OS. They did have five new phones though, which seem to rather non UK orientated.

MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS


After various speakers from Mozilla had been on stage and told us how open Firefox is, how great open source is and how they have partnered with umpteen networks and manufacturers worldwide they let us loose on the phones. Basically they have five new devices they’re excited about, ranging from the super cheap through to the high end gorgeous transparent KDDI Fx0.

MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS

Information about the devices was sparse and hands on time nigh on impossible thanks to a man and the largest video camera I have ever seen taking up half of the demo area. Ho hum. We did however get to see a wonderful example of iPad photography during the Mozilla CEOs keynote speech.

MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS

So here are the six devices that Mozilla wanted to show off today.

Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 

The Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 is the smallest Firefox OS on show, it felt quite good in the hand, although spec wise is a little basic.

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ZTE Open II

ZTE have continued to make Firefox OS devices, for America though and with fairly low specs.

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The Alcatel One Touch Fire E is the second highest spec phone on display, the display on this was rather kind of good.

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Cherry Mobile Ace

The Cherry Mobile Ace looks quite nice, it’s orange…. it would match my laptop.

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GoFox F15

The GoFox F15 comes in blue and it’s pretty basic as you can see this is destined for Bangladesh so I won’t loose any sleep over this.MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OSKDDI Fx0

The KDDI Fx0 looks like the kind of phone you dream about, spec’d quite reasonably. I’d really like on of these.

MWC   An evening with Mozilla and Firefox OS

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So lastly here are a few random pictures from the event.

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