First Firefox device launches in India

Indian electronics manufacturer and retailer Intex Technologies has introduced the country’s first Firefox OS-powered device, which it also claims is India’s lowest priced smartphone at Rs1999 (€25).

The Intex Cloud FX is available exclusively on in two colours: black and white; and features Bluetooth, wifi, dual SIM and an expandable memory of upto 4GB; as well as a 1GHz processor. The device also supports several languages like English, Hindi and Tamil. A built-in usage monitor that allow users to monitor and control their data usage.

“Intex Cloud FX is now selling in the market, being the first Firefox OS device available in India and Asia. The positive consumer feedback from other markets tells that people like the unique user experience and openness we’re building with Firefox OS. With the support from Intex, Firefox OS smartphones in ultra-low-cost category will redefine the entry-level smartphones segment, which attract people to transfer from featured phones to smartphones. Having a stronghold as Intex, we believe Firefox OS devices are going to create
another momentum in Asia,” said Dr. Li Gong, President of Mozilla Corporation.

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