Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Oct 2013 22:25 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones

Whether or not the Open fits your needs, one thing is clear: Mozilla needs more capable hardware to demonstrate Firefox OS' potential. The Open is good for someone whose alternative would be a basic flip phone, but the camera quality, connectivity, display and performance don't do full justice to the software.

A promising start, but clearly better hardware is needed. I'm really hoping Firefox OS gets a fair shot.

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cdude
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2008-09-21

S40 uses Java ME. Point is that more then the technology/language the complexity and richness of the apps are what makes the differences. If FirefoxOS likes to compete on low end, and I mean real low end, then it needs to run on $20 devices and offer a similar or better experience and ecosystem then S40.

According to reports Kit Kat, Android 4.4, goes even future down. Harder competition nears.

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