Firefox OS Powered Smartphones ‘Orange Klif’ Now Shipping To Africa

It’s an open-cource mobile operating system which Mozilla is offering in South Africa. Launched Firefox OS smartphones in other parts of Africa, as well. More details on the shipping in Africa can be checked right after this jump.

Dubbed Orange Klif, this Firefox OS hansdet is a 3G device runs on Orange’s moile network – available to buy in Senegal and Medagascar this week. The smartphone is a collaboration between Alcatel, Orange and Firefox and is sits in the low ranks of the entry-level.

We are pleased to partner with Orange to bring the mobile Web to users in a substantial number of new growth markets across Africa and the Middle East,” said Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal. ā€œIā€™m also thrilled to see how the imminent arrival of Firefox OS has created excitement in the local Mozilla communities.ā€

The Alcatel Orange Klif features a capacitive 3.5-inch screen of 320×480 pixel resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek chipset with dual-core processor clocked at 1GHz. Its paired with 256MB of RAM, 512MB of internal storage and it is supported by an expandable microSD card.

Budget phones when it is considered, allows only 2MP camera with LED flash. Battery package is 1300mAh unit and whole thing is measured at 112.2 x 62 x 11.9mm body. An FM radio receiver is on board as well as GPS functionality. Connectivity options include a 3G-enabled for downlink speeds up to 21Mbps, and offers dual SIM slots. More over it’s an Firefox OS 2.0 running smartphone now available in other parts of Africa. Priced at just $40 (Rs. 2,470 approx). Goes on sale in 13 African and Middle Esat countries starting the Q2 of 2015.

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