That “open operating system for smartphones” so far applied only to Android. Until now. Mozilla also want to Firefox a slice of the pie that Apple enjoys good with Google with their respective mobile platforms.
The non-profit organization officially launched its initiative (since early 2012 had given some details at the Mobile World Congress) noting that it will be an open ecosystem based entirely on the language HMTL5.
2 the companies will initiate the experience with this new operating system: Alcatel and WIN ZTE . Brazil will be the first country to receive the first batch ViVo the operator (a subsidiary of Telefónica), although other support 7 and indicated that these irons with all devices equipped with Firefox OS .
The output will pistolazo in early 2013 (many months after the departure of IOS iPhone 6) and WIN also will Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
In the official press release does not reveal much more information-as-could not miss the capabilities of the devices will be developed under a scheme of applications (a trend that has gone even Windows Phone from Microsoft).
Mozilla submitted their tools to create applications to W3C for standardization.
remains to be seen if the interface is achieved permeate popular browser in the operating system (as happened with Chrome OS) or the banking organization will bring its own projects like Thunderbird or SeaMonkey.
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