Spice Retail on Friday said it has launched India’s first Firefox OS powered smartphone, Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1 – for a price of Rs 2,299.
The company is targeting feature phone users who are planning to switch to smartphones.
Spice launched the cost effective smartphone at a time when Intex Technologies said it would launch the cheapest smartphone in India on Monday.
Prashant Bindal, chief executive officer, Spice Mobility, said: “With the ultra-low cost Spice Fire One, Spice aims to convert the feature phone users into smartphone users, thereby, aiding them with the power of internet.”
One year after the first Firefox OS device launched, Firefox OS smartphone is available in 17 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America.
The 2G dual SIM enabled Spice Fire One comes with a 1 GHz processor, 2.5 G connectivity, 8.89 cm HVGA capacitive touch screen and 2MP primary camera + 1.3 MP front camera.
This device comes preloaded with social networking and instant messaging apps like Facebook, Twitter and Connect A2.
Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1 will be available exclusively on snapdeal for a short period of time and will then be made available through retail stores, Spice HotSpot stores and saholic.