Foxconn is developing Firefox-five devices, including tablet




Foxconn is developing Firefox-five devices, including tablet

Firefox OS

Foxconn, the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics, Mozilla decided to help in the promotion of its new operating system. The company said it is working, at least, over five different Firefox-devices , from smartphones and ending television panels.

The Taiwanese company Foxconn (full name – Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.) Produces about 40 percent of the world of consumer electronics, including the production of the iPhone and iPad for Apple. It also works with major companies such as Nokia, Sony and Hewlett-Packard.

First of all, Foxconn is considering Mozilla as a new opportunity for growth and diversification of its customer base beyond Apple, writes American business newspaper The Wall Street Journal. The company Mozilla, in turn, aims to make Firefox OS-based HTML5 alternative operating systems iOS and Android, which is controlled by the majority of tablets and smartphones. Mozilla has supported the aspirations of the 18 largest telecom operators in the world, including China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Group 3, and others.

Firefox smartphone

In the list of devices that are going to raise Foxconn, can get smart phones, tablets, laptops and TVs, said General Manager Foxconn Yang Liu at a press conference in Taipei, which is currently undergoing exhibition Computex 2013 .

“We do not offer their own brand. Previously had to compete “iron”, but it was in the past. Firefox will help to create an ecosystem that will give our customers a competitive edge, “- said Mr. Liu.

Foxconn helps vendors to move to post-PC era. The first smartphone based on Firefox OS will go on sale in the emerging markets in the middle of this year. On the side of Firefox steel companies such as Sony, Huawei Technologies and LG Electronics.

Mozilla believes that the partnership with Foxconn Firefox OS will come out on the other major brands.

“They [Foxconn] are going to produce not only smartphones, but other devices, and it means a lot to the ecosystem Firefox», – he said.

As evidence of these words Gong showed a 10-inch tablet running Firefox. Date of receipt of the device on the market will depend on the vendor.

Firefox OS tablet

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