Android is the most popular operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. This system is open source just like Firefox OS from 2013 will be available.
Firefox OS is a free mobile operating system offered by Mozilla.
The operating system is almost completely based on HTML5. It is interesting, therefore, that this operating system is not working with the native apps which you must install on the phone itself. Alls applications work online in the web browser. This offers developers the advantage that they are the apps with the well-known programming language HTML and not with a development environment that is specifically suited for a single operating system like Windows Phone, Android or iOS.
Previously it was this project known as Boot to Gecko, in July 2012, it is renamed to Firefox OS.
The system will initially not be marketed as a direct competitor for Android. Firefox OS is particularly suited for low cost smartphones.
Firefox OS has the following features:
Firefox OS screenshots
You can free download Firefox OS and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.