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LG Fireweb: the first smartphone with Firefox OS

The mobile operating system Firefox OS was released worldwide with the launch of ZTE Open, which then joined the Alcatel One Touch Fire or Geeksphones but the step taken now the new operating system is the most important, not only to reach a new and important country but also by incorporating a new manufacturer.

The new member joins the family of smartphones with Mozilla operating system is the company LG and is named by Fireweb. This new release of the LG Fireweb improved screen, camera and Internal memory compare to previous mobile devices working with Firefox OS system.

A new member Firefox OS

Something they missed the mobile device users with Firefox OS was the size of their screens did not exceed 3.5 inches, which until now offered the Open ZTE and Alcatel One Touch Fire, and that’s the aspect that is precisely LG put more attention and decided to develop his device by increasing the size of the screen until the 4 inches, though, with a resolution of only 480 x 320 pixels.

LG launches first Firefox OS phone, Fireweb

Internally, the LG Fireweb has a single core Snapdragon processor that runs at a clock speed of 1 GHz and as for your RAM, even know its size. Yes we can say that it will have an internal memory of 2 GB with possibility to expand up to 32 GB using a microSD card. It also has a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and a 1,540 mAh battery.

Regarding its appearance, the new member of the family has a Firefox OS looks very similar to LG Optimus L5 II with a backshell very similar to the Nexus 4 glass finish. Its full dimensions are 11.38 x 6.65 x 0.9 inches and weighs 122.5 grams.

LG Fireweb launched, running Firefox OS 1.1

Its price and availability

By the time the new LG Fireweb what is available through Vivo Brazil but in the following days reach other South American countries like Peru, Uruguay and Mexico. For now there is no news of his possible arrival to the European continent.

The new LG Fireweb is available in black color and has a prepayment price of for $449 BRL ($207 US) to pay-as-you-go customers, or $129 BRL ($59 US) to regular subscribers.

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