A week after Spice announced that its Firefox smartphone will launch in India in July, Intex has announced its forthcoming smartphone too. The Intex Cloud FX too will be an ultra-affordable Firefox smartphone priced in the sub-Rs 2,000 price range and will hit the stores in August. Also Read - Mozilla extends deal to use Google Search as default on Firefox browserAlso Read - Mozilla launches VPN service in 6 countries for mobile and PCs
The Indian smartphone vendor has announced that the Cloud FX will feature a 3.5-inch display, 1GHz processor (likely to be Spreadtrum SC6821 chipset), 2-megapixel camera, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. On the software front, it will run on Firefox OS. The company is targeting first time smartphone users, especially in tier II cities and rural areas in India. Also Read - Firefox Private Relay add-on will help users generate E-mail aliases for online forms
Last week Mozilla announced Intex and Spice as its hardware partners in India to launch low-cost Firefox smartphones.
Intex Cloud FX is aimed at fulfilling the idea of Smartphone for all which will be priced below Rs 2,000, Intex s Sanjay Kumar Kalirona said. This smartphones will be equipped with enhanced phone and browser features of Firefox OS with an access to a rich ecosystem of latest web applications improving users overall smartphone experience at affordable prices.