For developers and their hands from next week. The Spanish company Geeksphone has unveiled the first two “smartphones” with the new Firefox OS operating system, based on HTML 5, which allows “new opportunities” for application developers to be an alternative to the two great masters of the market as iOS and Android. “It is our bet right now,” said the director of operations of the company Javier Agüera .
The terminals have been baptized as Keon and Peak latter midrange processor has a 1Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, 4.3 inch screen, 960×540 pixels, 8-megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front.Designed with precision engineering and high quality materials, the Peak has a battery and a battery of 1,800 milliamps .
In contrast, the low end is Keon. Equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor at 1GHz, falls somewhat short but the company has argued that it is to create a standard of performance. The screen is 3.5 inches, with 480×320 pixels, and incorporates a 3 megapixel camera. Both devices have 512 MB RAM
The first devices will deliver during the Campus Party in Brazil, which will take place from 28 January. Telefónica has been working with Mozilla and many other mobile operators and handset manufacturers to jointly develop Firefox OS. The operator has confirmed plans to launch handsets with this system so comerical throughout this year.
To ensure that the release of Firefox OS is a hit with customers, Telephnica has decided to purchase several devices Geeksphone for internal testing and for free distribution among developers. “It is the fruit of many months,” added Agüera, who recalled that Geeksphone was the first European company to adopt Android in 2010 , now operating system with greater penetration in the domestic market. He also defended his choice saying “not because it is a free software is worse, as it is very suitable for users’ confirming that the company stops its development on Android.