Sony Mobile will "explore the development" of a Firefox OS-based device, would launch in 2014

Sony Mobile will look into a Firefox OS device in 2014.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Feb 26 2013 3:35 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:24 PM CST

We've already heard that ZTE are working with Mozilla on a Firefox OS device, but it looks like Sony Mobile are looking into it too. They've announced a new multi-year deal with Telefónica which will "explore the development" of a Firefox OS-based device.

Sony Mobile will explore the development of a Firefox OS-based device, would launch in 2014 | TweakTown.com

Sony Mobile's Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Products Business Group, Bob Ishida, has said that engineers are already working on a new device with the mobile OS, and that their goal is to "bring a product to market in 2014". There's not much else to report, but we should hear more on Sony Mobile's Firefox OS device in the coming months, with a possible unveiling at MWC 2014?

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

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