Firefox OS phone will be launched in June

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Mozilla, the developer of Firefox OS has announced the launch of Firefox OS based phones to be launched in June. The launch was announced at the D: Dive Into Mobile conference by Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs.

He said that the phones will be launched in 5 countries and 11 more  will be added by the end of the year.The countries are Venezuela, Poland, Brazil, Portugal and Spain.The OS based phones will hit US in 2014.

He also said

In Silicon Valley we tend to see the world through high-end devices,But that’s not true in the rest of the world. So in the short term, we’re launching in emerging markets where Firefox is particularly strong. … It didn’t make sense for us to launch a version-one device around the world

Firefox will be launching the phones with ZTE,Alcatel and LG .The phone will be targeted to low end market.

Source AllThingsD