Alcatel OneTouch launches INR 1990 Firefox OS phone in India

Alcatel OneTouch Fire CAfter Intex and Spice, TCL Communication’s Alcatel OneTouch has become the third vendor to release a Firefox OS smartphone in India. The company on Wednesday announced the launch of Fire C smartphone for INR 1,990. The smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart in Bluish Black and Dark Chocolate options.

“As a launch partner for Firefox OS, we know that our customers love its simple user interface and smooth navigation. We see a great deal of opportunity to bring these benefits to more consumers on a greater variety of devices at most affordable price and we are sure of success as it’s an “innovative product selling on Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce platform,” said Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, APAC BU India for ALCATEL ONETOUCH.

The Alcatel OneTouch Fire C features a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 1GHz Spreadtrum 6821 processor, 128MB of RAM, 1.3MP rear camera and 1000 mAh battery. The phone also comes with dual-SIM support, Firefox OS 1.3, 65MB of user storage and microSD card slot. In addition, Alcatel OT has included support for Bangla, Tamil and Hindi languages on the smartphone.

“It is exciting to see the launch of new Firefox OS device – Alcatel Fire C in India. Our partnership with ALCATEL ONETOUCH will provide more users with comprehensive but affordable smartphone experience,” said Dr. Li Gong, President of Mozilla said.


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