Firefox OS-running GeeksPhone Keon And Peak Now On Sale

By 08:42 Fri, 16 Jul 2021 Comments

The first two Firefox Operating System (OS) phones are already on sale – they are the Keon and Peak from GeeksPhone. The two are aimed at developers and run a Developer Preview of Firefox OS, so while they might not build up a user base they should assist devs have apps ready by the time the consumer-oriented Firefox phones hit the stores.

The prices are as announced a few days ago – the Keon costs €91 and the Peak is €149. Keep in mind that those prices do not include taxes. The phones will be shipped worldwide.

The higher discontinue phone, the Peak, packs a 4.3” qHD screen, 1.2Giga Hertz (GHz) dual-core Central Processing Units (CPU) with 512Mega Bytes (MB) RAM, 8MP capturing camera and 1,800mAh battery. The Keon has a 3.5” HVideo Graphics Array (VGA) screen, 1Giga Hertz (GHz) single-core processor, 512Mega Bytes (MB) RAM, 3MP capturing camera and 1,580mAh battery.

There have been reports that the GeeksPhone site is experiencing problems and your order might not acquire though. As a side note, you can also utilize a Sony Xperia E for development purposes, Sony released a Read-Only Memory (ROM) that puts Firefox Operating System (OS) on the entry-level Android phone (its specs are similar to that of the Keon).

Thanks to James for the tip!




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