The first smartphone from Mozilla is being planned to release on the market in late 2012 by one of the most renowned web browsers worldwide, Firefox. It is expected that this device will be available first in Brazil, then Europe and then Germany. As per the BBC reports, the smartphone will be powered by an open source Linux-based mobile OS, Boot To Gecko (B2G) that had been in progress since July last year. With B2G, the company will successfully create each feature of the UI and user-experience webpages.
This webpage based OS has benefit that users can hardly maintain app development and compatibility between devices. Users will be allowed to make calls with the use of an HTML web page, capture photos, surf the web or listen to music, among other platforms of this device that is based on Linux. The OS has already been displayed on personalized Android devices. Complete specifications and the release date of this device are not officially announced yet.