Geeksphone promises a joint Android and Firefox phone this month

If you know the name Geeksphone it is perhaps because you have been following the progress of phones with the Firefox operating system. Geeksphone was first up with affordable Firefox phones for developers wanting to get in on the ground floor and now it's first with something else, a hybrid Firefox and Android phone called Revolution

The first wave of Firefox phones didn't exactly blow us away, not least because the operating system seemed so simplistic ands basic compared to what we are used to right now. But it is a promising platform in its infancy and as such, shouldn't be dismissed. So the idea of a phone using it as well as Android (for when you need Android-specific apps and functionality) is a decent one.

The Revolution looks pretty ordinary on paper, but compared to previous Firefox phones, is definitely a step up. It offers a dual-core 1.6GHz Intel CPU, 1GB RAM and 4GB of on-board storage (plus microSD card slot), a 4.7-inch qHD display and an 8-megapixel camera. We don't know what version of Android is present, but we would guess Jelly Bean. When you get bored of that, Geeksphone promises a 'seamless' switch to Firefox, which will certainly be something to impress your mates with. Unless they've got the same phone, obviously.

The Revolution will launch in Europe on 20 February, retailing for €289 online, with a €20 discount for early purchasers.

Source: Android Central

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