Telefónica announced that Vivo will sell the new LG Fireweb (LG D300) and Alcatel One Touch Fire Firefox OS phones in Brazil, starting today. Telefónica also announced that they will launch Firefox OS phones soon in Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay.
Firefox OS smartphones are the first devices powered by Web technologies.
Today’s news marks the world’s first launch of a LG Firefox OS device. The LG Fireweb comes with a 4-inch HVGA TFT screen, a 3G 1GHz Qualcomm processor, a 5 MP camera and fun features out of the box like Facebook integration, games like Cut the Rope and a new way to discover apps. The Fireweb starts at 129 Brazilian reals, or around $59.
Firefox OS features built-in social integration with Facebook and Twitter, HERE Maps with offline capabilities, the Firefox Web browser, the Firefox Marketplace and much more.
An adaptive app search transforms the phone to meet your needs and interests at any moment. As soon as you start to type what you are interested in you get a customized phone experience based on your needs. You can discover apps to use once or download to keep.
You can also find apps in the Firefox Marketplace, which already has popular global apps like Badoo, Box, EA games like Poppit, Facebook, KAYAK, SoundCloud, The Weather Channel, TimeOut, TMZ, Tuenti and Twitter.
New Firefox OS phones will have the latest version of Firefox OS (1.1), which includes many performance improvements and new features like MMS messaging.
- Weight (g): 122.50
- Size: 11.38 X 6.65 X 0.9
- OS >> Firefox OS v1.1
- Screen Size: 4-inch (480?320)
- Camera: 5MP with Flash
- Internal Memory: 2GB (Expandable via Micro SD 32GB)
- Battery: 1540 mAh
- 3G: Yes