Indian smartphone market has recently seen the launch of new Firefox OS based smartphones from Spice and Intex.
Both smartphone vendors have launched smartphones showcased their Spice Fire One Mi FX1 and Intex Cloud FX in the market.
Though costly than the Intex smartphone, Spice scores better based on specifications.
Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1 is priced at Rs 2,229, a tad higher than the Firefox phone launched by Intex, which is priced at Rs 1,999. Hope the ecommerce channels which they are relying on will bring down the cost soon.
The Intex Cloud FX and Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 smartphones are feature rich and designed for a better user experience.
Both handsets are very basic in nature with the only mission being to connect users to the Internet and social networking platforms.
Both are 2G enabled smartphones and do not support 3G. On the connectivity front, both devices features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Just like the Spice Fire One, Intex Cloud FX is a dual SIM and features a 3.5-inch HVGA (320×480 pixel) display.
Intex Cloud FX runs on a 1GHz processor coupled with 128 MB of RAM, whereas Spice Fire One has a 1GHz processor paired with 256 MB RAM.
Intex Cloud FX features a 2-megapixel rear camera but no front camera, but the Spice Fire One has both, 1.3 MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front camera. Rear camera of 2MP with Intex is better than Spice’s 1.3 MP. But you cannot have a selfie with Intex.
Unlike the Spice Fire One, Intex Cloud FX has a internal storage of 46 MB which expandable up to 4 GB via Micro SD card.
Both smartphones have Proximity sensors and Accelerometer.
Spice Fire One sports a 1400mAh battery which is long lasting and more durable as compared to Intex Cloud FX’s 1250mAh battery.