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Firefox Phones Launched

The first Firefox OS phones have just gone on sale. Geeksphone has released two models, the Keon and the Peak both of which feature Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. The Keon has a slower single-core model, while the Peak has a faster dual-core chip; both devices have 512 RAM and 4G of storage space, and the Keon has a 3.5 inch screen while the Peak packs a larger 4.3-inch display.

Click the following link for fuller details: www.geeksphone.com They have sold out almost immediatley once they went on sale. However, there is an option to try out the new OS – as Sony hasn’t released a device for the new OS, Firefox have released a Firefox OS ROM for the Xperia E which can be played with.

Source: Linux Format Magazine

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