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Geeksphone Peak, a high-end Firefox OS phone (pictures)

The world got its first look at the Geeksphone Peak, the higher-end model from the Spanish phone startup, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

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Geeksphone Peak running Firefox OS

BARCELONA, Spain--The Geeksphone Peak, designed for developers, is one of the first phones to sport Firefox OS. It's got a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor running at 1.2GHz.
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Geeksphone Peak in profile

A side view of the Geeksphone Peak, a developer phone for Firefox OS programmers. Inside the phone is an 1,800mAh battery.
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Geeksphone Peak with Firefox OS gallery app

The gallery app on Firefox OS presents photos as an array of thumbnails that scrolls vertically.
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Geeksphone Peak running Firefox OS

The back of the Geeksphone Peak shows its 8-megapixel camera. Firefox OS can control the camera through a newly developed Web-app interface.
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Firefox OS clock and alarm app

Firefox OS includes a clock app, unsurprisingly, which you can use to set alarms. The Geeksphone Peak has a fairly sharp 4.3-inch QHD screen.
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Firefox OS camera app

Firefox OS' camera app in action on the Geeksphone Peak. The phone has an 8-megapixel back-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
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Cut the Rope on Firefox OS

Cut the Rope, a classic mobile app that's made its way to many different operating systems, works on Firefox OS. It's shown here on a Geeksphone Peak developer phone.
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Contacts importing tool on Firefox OS

Firefox OS' contacts app lets you import contacts from Facebook. Mozilla plans to add support for Web-based mail systems such as Yahoo Mail, Gmail, and Hotmail later.
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Firefox OS task switcher

A long-press on the home button invokes the task switcher. This view shows one rough edge on the experience: the horizontally oriented Cut the Rope app doesn't fit well in the vertically oriented thumbnail.
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Firefox OS home screen on Geeksphone Peak

Firefox OS shows a familiar grid of apps for its start screen.

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