Expanding Its Reach, Mozilla Touts Firefox Os Apps Running On Android — Tech News And Analysis

Celkon Campus A35K is India’s cheapest Android 4.4 smartphone

Firefox OS apps have more functionality than those web apps from seven years ago, however: The company has been working on various APIs that let HTML5 apps access phone hardware such the camera, gyroscope and internal storage, for example. Heres a look how this all works on Android phones: You can install Firefox OS apps from Mozillas online marketplace : Theres actually quite a bit of affinity between Mozillas smartphone platform and Googles. When Mozilla first started what is today called Firefox OS, it was actually implemented as Boot 2 Gecko on a few select Android handsets. Like Android, it runs on a Linux kernel as well. Ironically, its also similar to Googles Chrome OS as it too runs a web-based environment atop Linux. Will hordes of Android owners rush to install Firefox OS apps on their Android phone?
Original version, visit http://gigaom.com/2014/06/13/expanding-its-reach-mozilla-touts-firefox-os-apps-running-on-android/

The company has released the Android 4.4-powered Campus A35K smartphone in the Indian market. Priced at INR 2,999, it is the countrys cheapest KitKat phone. According to Celkon, the smartphone features a 3.5-inch qHD display, 1GHz processor, Android 4.4.2 and 1400 mAh battery. It also packs 256MB of RAM, 512MB of on-board storage, microSD card slot and 3G support. In addition, Campus A35K comes with 3.2MP rear camera and VGA front camera. The smartphone will be exclusivily released on Snapdeal.com in Blue and White colour options.
Original version, visit http://www.androidos.in/2014/06/celkon-campus-a35k-indias-cheapest-android-4-4-smartphone/

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