Spice has introduced today a new smartphone, Fire One Mi-FX 1, which is based on Firefox OS. Now, the company became first Firefox OS vendor in India. Karbonn A1 Pro is also based on Firefox OS phone which will available after a week.
“With the ultra-low cost Spice Fire One, we at Spice, aim to convert the feature phone users into smartphone users, thereby, aiding them with the power of internet. Our intentions are clearly to synthesize technology and style in our products and make them available at affordable prices. This partnership with Mozilla showcases our commitment to providing the best technological innovations first hand to our customers,” said Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd.
“Just one year after the first Firefox OS device launched, Firefox OS smartphone is now available in 17 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our partnership with Spice will be an exciting Firefox OS launch in India,” Dr. Li Gong, President of Mozilla Corporation, said.
In terms of specs, the Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 features dual-SIM support, and powered by an 1GHz single-core processor. It sports a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen display and houses 2MP rear camera, while there is an 1.3MP front camera is also available for video calling and selfie.
“Having one stronger partner as Spice, we are confident that Firefox OS devices will realize a whole new category of smartphones with affordable price. Furthermore, we can ensure every user to enjoy the power of Web,” Gong added.
Along with Edge support and Wi-Fi, the Fire One Mi-FX 1 phone will come pre-loaded with Facebook, Twitter and Connect A2 applications. The phone runs on Firefox OS and packs Marketplace, which can be used to download more applications.
The device also supports several Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil and Bangla.
Key specs of Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 :
- 3.5″ HVGA display
- 1GHz single-core CPU
- Dual SIM (2.5G)
- 2Megapixel rear camera
- 1.3MP front-facing snapper
- Firefox OS