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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

Mozilla showed a prototype of a Firefox OS phone expected to go on sale later this year for $25 in extremely cost-conscious markets like Indonesia.

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

The new unlock screen coming in Firefox OS 1.3 lets people swipe right to unlock and swipe left to launch the camera app.

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

The Mozilla prototype $25 smartphone runs Firefox OS 1.3 on a processor from Chinese chipmaker Spreadtrum. The phone only can handle 2.5G networking, but a higher-end chipset will use the faster WCDMA. This shows the on-screen keyboard.

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

Here's Firefox OS's music app running on Mozilla's prototype $25 smartphone.

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

It's not a high-end model, but it's got smartphone features like a touch screen you can use to swipe among photos or pinch to zoom in.

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

A Mozilla reference phone, built with Spreadtrum's processor, that ultimately will hit the market as a $25 device for customers who don't have the funds for higher-end phones.

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