Mozilla is one of the biggest Competitor of Google Chrome in the filed of Browsers. But now it has also became a Competitor of Android for Mobile Operating System. Firefox OS is gaining support from all around the world. World’s leading Handset manufacturers, service providers, software manufacturers are extending their helping hands to develop the OS.

Alcatel’s One Touch Fire will be the first smartphone to run on Mozilla Firefox OS.


Here are list of some Facts about the new Firefox OS-

Firefox OS is based on open Web Standards (OWS) and support lower hardware requirements than today’s existing Smartphones.

Another awesome fact about Firefox OS is that it is Built using HTML5 unlike Google and Apple’s OS, which are built from proprietary technology.

Those who were familiar with Web Programming can create Firefox OS apps. The OS incorporates all smartphone features like- calls, messaging and email and gives access to mobile Web-based versions of Social Networking Sites.

Company claims that with Firefox OS, the user can enter any search term and directly create a one-time use or Downloadable app.

As there are lots of security, privacy and customization in Firefox browser, the user can expect all of them in Firefox OS too.

Firefox Marketplace will be launched where user can use and download apps easily from it. Currently very few Apps are available.

Firefox OS currently has the support over 18 carriers, including Telefónica, América Móvil, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Hutchison Three Group, KDDI, KT, MegaFon, Qtel, Sing Tel, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia Group, Telenor, Telstra, TMN and VimpelCom .