Spice has announced India’s first smartphone which comes with loaded with Mozilla’s Firefox OS set to target the feature phone users wanting to switch to smartphones. The Spice Fire One Mi – FX1 comes with a price tag of Rs. 2299 and comes with good features set which will make it one of the best Value for Money offerings present in Indian market. Read on to find out the specifications, pricing and availability information.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd, said, “This is a step towards enabling the dreams of the small town masses of connecting with their aspirations through affordable smartphones. With the ultra-low cost Spice Fire One, we at Spice, aim to convert the feature phone users into smartphone users, thereby, aiding them with the power of internet. Our intentions are clearly to synthesize technology and style in our products and make them available at affordable prices. This partnership with Mozilla showcases our commitment to providing the best technological innovations first hand to our customers. This joint undertaking with Mozilla is a breakthrough in product offering and a brand new concept for smartphones.
Dr. Li Gong, President of Mozilla Corporation, said, “Just one year after the first Firefox OS device launched, Firefox OS smartphone is now available in 17 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our partnership with SPICE will be an exciting Firefox OS launch in India. Having one more strong partner as SPICE, we are confident that Firefox OS devices will realize a whole new category of smartphones with affordable price. Furthermore, we can ensure every user to enjoy the power of Web”.
Specifications and Features
- 3.5″ Display with 320×480 resolution
- Dual SIM support
- 1 GHz processor
- 2 MP Primary and 1.3 MP Secondary camera
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and EDGE Support
- Single Window and Adaptive App search
- Language Support
Spice Fire One has a very intuitive interface especially for the first time smart phone user. Based on the open web, the phone has unique features like Adaptive App Search or the Single Window Search, which allows users to find all relevant information and apps available on the web together at a single click. The Marketplace on this phone helps you find an app for almost anything you can think of on Firefox marketplace. This device also supports several Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil and Bangla.
Pricing and Availability
This phone goes on sale on 29th August 2014 with an MRP of Rs.2,299/- Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1 will be available exclusively on snapdeal.com for a short period of time and will then be made available through major retail stores, Spice HotSpot stores and www.saholic.com.