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Firefox OS and Sailfish want to compete Android

Two mobile operating systems will be launched in 2013. These are Mozilla Firefox OS and the Sailfish Jolla. The utilizing of smartphones will be available this year.


The impact will be low but importance as manufacturers seek alternatives to Apple iOS and Google Android, according to analysts. Chinese ZTE announced work with European mobile operators to introduce smartphones running OS Firefox. As for Sailfish, it is expected of a smartphone in China in the first quarter. Jolla is a company formed by former Nokia who worked on MeeGo, the OS that Nokia had abandoned to adopt Windows Phone in 2011. Mozilla has announced that Firefox work with HTML5 and will be adopted by the Chinese manufacturer TCL Communications, which sells smartphones under the brand Alcatel One Touch and ZTE. The smartphone will be delivered in South Africa this year, according to Mozilla.

Several mobile operators have expressed support for Firefox OS. Telefonica recently is an ardent promoter, and this system interested Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Telecom and Smart Communications Italiaet Telenor. What they want are smartphones to small and medium prices. Ramon Llamas, an analyst at IDC, Firefox OS and Sailfish will start "very slowly."

For Carolina Milanesi, analyst at Gartner, "operators will look at these operating systems in order not to put all their future in the hands of Google. "These operating systems may even be branded white. HTML5 support in Firefox OS should appeal to developers who are a key to the success of an operating system.

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