Huawei readies Firefox OS-powered smartphone

The Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has decided to release a new budget-oriented device. The upcoming smartphone will be called Ascend Y300II and will be running Firefox OS right out of the box.

The new Huawei smartphone measures 124.5 x 63.8 x 11 mm and comes with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play processor (MSM8225) at 1 GHz. The rest of the specs include a 4-inch TN display at WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels, 233 ppi), 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, a 5 MP rear camera with a LED flash, a 0.3 MP front camera, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11n Wi-Fi and a 1750 mAh battery.

The Ascend Y300II will likely be released in developing countries but the release date and the pricing have not been unveiled yet.

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Source: Huawei

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