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Samsung not interested in Firefox OS

by on26 February 2013

Dominating the Android market is enough

Samsung will not embrace Mozilla’s new mobile OS and it will not launch any devices based on Firefox OS.

Several mobile players have already confirmed that they will launch Firefox OS handsets. These include big names such as LG, ZTE, Huawei, Sony and Alcatel. However, Samsung is apparently willing to leave Firefox OS to smaller players.

However, Firefox OS devices won’t show up anytime soon. The first phones are expected in the second quarter, but widespread availability could be months away. Sony’s Firefox phone will arrive in 2014.

With Android, iOS, BB10 and WP8 all competing in an overcrowded market, we’re not sure there is any room for yet another mobile platform. Still, the Mozilla crew could surprise us.

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