Mozilla has partnered with Chinese semi designer Spreadtrum who has already developed three chipsets built around the low-end ARM Cortex A5 processor.
Additionally, the amount of Firefox OS handsets on the market will expand significantly this year. Alcatel and ZTE currently offer one device each but both will launch two more this year. Huawei will also release their first Firefox OS device this year, as well. Alcatel's upcoming One Touch Fire S will have the highest specs, a 1.2GHz quad core processor and a 4.5 inch 960×540 screen. Most of the other devices will be low-end dual-core processors with displays under 4 inches.
Finally, there will be a couple of new reference tablets for the OS including a 7-inch VIA device, a 10-inch Foxconn design, and Alcatel is also building te One Touch Fire 7, with a 7 inch 960×540 screen and 1.2GHz dual core processor.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 Feb 2014 22:05