Which Phones can run Firefox OS or must one buy a new phone
Can one install the OS on a phone and use it - and if so which phones will it run on - or must one buy a new phone with it pre-installed
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Try this link!
I have been reminded that the link above is not the most up-to-date. So I have put a line through it. Please see my post further down this thread /questions/971774#answer-481685 ~j99 one of the forum moderators.
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You can flash Firefox OS onto your Android device or you can buy a device with Firefox OS pre-installed.
Thanks The list of devices was very informative
Thanks feer56 - a very nice concise answer and thanks to Itamang for the list of the devices
(Andrew) Feer56 probably knows the latest links,and may post better links but one posted above is outdated. (And relates to Mobile on Android not Firefox OS)
Mobile on Android
Firefox Mobile for instance is now able to run on ARM 6 not just ARM7 here are some other links
- Listing Supported Android Devices
- Main user friendly information https://www.mozilla.org//firefox/os/
(It is a long interactive page and will scroll)
- A developers page with release notes links https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Releases
I found the "Main user friendly information" page at https://www.mozilla.org//firefox/os/ to be beautiful.
Unfortunately, I couldn't find a simple click through to purchase. I'm in the US. If my only purchase option is Ebay, then a purchase button could lead me to a single screen that says as much, and links out to Ebay. For users in other countries, I presume a click-through to the carrier partner would be more appropriate.
What I find at present, at the bottom of the page, is a link to the FAQ which list carrier partners, but doesn't link to them or list my options in the US.
I don't really understand what your question is but please open a new question thread here. As according to Forum rules and guidelines "For support requests, do not re-use existing threads started by others, even if they are seemingly on the same subject."
For the US, (other than going to another country that offers the phones) ebay is the only option at this current time.
A mini sim from any telecom should work; Having said that, AT&T and T-Mobile SIMs have been used for testing purposes.