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KDDI to become the first domestic telecommunications carrier to introduce Firefox OS smartphone to the market

1. Fx0 Product Overview

Connecting objects

  • By equipping the Firefox OS, the open mobile platform advocated by Mozilla and powered by standard Web technology including HTML5, various network devices can be connected via the Fx0.
  • Equipped with a Web server function developed in part by KDDI. This function enables you to link with various devices using programming on the Fx0.
  • A simple local network can be created by simply touching Fx0 devices. Furthermore, the Web-cast function is equipped, which enables easy data sharing, such as currently playing video, Photo, and other digital content, between devices within the local network.
  • Cannot share content that is copyright protected.

Connecting people

  • Connecting WEB programmers
    By employing the Firefox OS mobile platform powered by standard Web technology, engineers that program using HTML5, JavaScript, or other languages can develop various applications and user interfaces through the Fx0.
  • Connecting embedded system engineers
    By using the Gluin application development tool, the WoT (Web of Things) world linked with various embedded devices symbolized by ARM (R) mbed (TM)-enabled devices (ARM Ltd., UK) can be achieved.
  • Connecting designers
    Equipped with the Framin app, which allows you to design your own lock screen. With this app anyone interested in graphic design can create their own custom lock screen by combining Internet information with sensors equipped on the Fx0.

Detailed specs

  • The world's first Firefox OS smartphone that supports high speed 4G LTE data communication services.
  • The world's first Firefox OS smartphone equipped with the Qualcomm (R) Snapdragon (TM) 400 processor. This processor achieves the superior task processing ability demanded by high-spec smartphones.
  • The world's first Firefox OS smartphone equipped with an HD display. Intuitive operation is possible using a graphical UI.
  • Equipped with the iWnn IME for Firefox OS Japanese input environment developed jointly with OMRON SOFTWARE Co., Ltd. The first Firefox OS smartphone to achieve Japanese character input using flick and toggle operations. A more comfortable Japanese character input is achieved by combining with high precision conversion and emoji support.

Detailed design

  • Openness and transparency, the most prominent features of the Firefox OS itself, are achieved in the design of the smartphone under the supervision of world famous designer, Tokujin Yoshioka. Furthermore, by placing the Firefox logo on the home button, the front of the device also asserts its originality.

Basic specifications

Basic specifications
Product name Fx0 OS Firefox OS 2.0
Manufacturer LG Electronics Inc. CPU MSM8926 1.2GHz Quad core
Display Approx. 4.7 inches/IPS Camera Main: Approx. 8 million pixels
Sub: Approx. 2.1 million pixels
Weight Approx. 148g
Battery capacity 2,370mAh Size Approx. 70 (W)x139 (H)x10.5 (D) mm
Memory Approx. 16GB (ROM)/Approx 1.5GB (RAM) Continuous call time/standby time
Call time: Approx. 1,010 minutes
Standby time:  Approx. 720 hours (LTE)
Approx. 820 hours (3G)
Color Gold External memory microSDXC (TM) (64GB max.)

<Designer profile>

Tokujin Yoshioka, Designer

Born 1967. Established Tokujin Yoshioka Inc. in 2000. From design to architecture and art, his modern and innovative creations in a wide range of disciplines have received high accolades in Japan and abroad and his works, which transcend the boundaries of design, are highly praised worldwide. His works are on permanent display in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and other major art museums around the world. He was awarded 2007's Design Miami/Designer of the Year award, appeared in the TBS documentary program, "Jonetsu Tairiku", and has been named one of the "100 most respected Japanese in the world" by the Japanese version Newsweek magazine.

2. au+1 collection

  • (1)
    Product overview
    CategoryProduct name
    Set Bumper set (Home button sticker/Protective film for LCD)
    Cover Hybrid cover
    Film Protective film for LCD (full spec anti-reflection)

  • (2)
    Stores carrying products
    Stores carrying productsRelease date
    au Online Shop, stores directly operated by KDDI
    (au SHINJUKU, au NAGOYA, au OSAKA, au FUKUOKA)
    From December 25, 2014

    au shops and other retail shops

    From January 6, 2015
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