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    What will be the launch date of Firefox OS enabled smartphone in India?

    Are you thinking of buying ZTE smartphone that runs of Firefox OS? Do you want to know the price and availability of Firefox OS based ZTE phone in India? Follow this thread and read expert answers to know about the price deals, availability in India, features and specifications of Firefox OS enabled ZTE smartphone.

    Few days back Firefox OS enabled smartphone ZTE launched in Spain. This phone is available at very low price. What is the expected date of Firefox OS enabled smartphones in India? Is there any official announcement by any smartphone manufacturing brand?
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    Several phone making companies like Sony, LG, Huawei, Alcatel, ZTE etc. have shown their interest to make smartphones based on Firefox open source OS. However, in India, the main competition will be between Sony and LG since the others don't have that much penetration into the Indian phone market. It is true that Firefox OS based ZTE Open has been launched in Spain, but its launch in India is not known.

    Nevertheless, there are news that Sony will be re-launching its Sony Xperia E that will run on Firefox OS. The indications are that Sony India (Mobile) will be launching the Firefox OS based smartphone in India towards the end of 2013. Although the device has not been named yet, it will be based on the features of Sony Xperia E. So it is likely to have a 3.5 inches touch screen display, a 3.2 Megapixels camera, 512 MB RAM and a 4 GB internal memory. Sony needs a powerful marketplace like Android Play Store for apps. For this reason, Firefox is in contact with leading App manufacturers so that the Firefox OS based smartphones could withstand competition from the Android apps market. We have to wait and see for a few more months if Sony can capture the reasonable share of the smartphone market with its smartphone using the new OS of Firefox.

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