Mozilla hopes not to miss the mark
the Company develops a platform for mobile devices Samsung and tablets
As it became known daily, developers of company Mozilla intend not only to present the operating system FireFox OS for mobile phones, but also to begin working out of OS for tablet and desktop computers. Thus Mozilla has already found the first large vendora - a platform adapt under devices Samsung. Experts consider that the market of operating systems is overflowed and at Mozilla there are no chances of a significant share in the given segment. However operators and vendory not against experiments.
that company Mozilla intends to adapt the mobile operating system FireFox OS under company Samsung smart phones, the co-ordinator of a Russian team of developers of the company Konstantin Lepihov has told daily. As he said, Mozilla has chosen smart phones of this company as the majority of codes to their hardware maintenance are in open access. Besides, vendor has promised to help developers at level of adaptation of their OS under base of devices of company Samsung. “ Now we adapt our operating system podtelefony Qualcom and Telefonica 200-250 dollars - speak to a price category g - n Lepihov. - In the further plans of a command - portirovat an operating system on more productive devices - tablets and usual desktops “. The beginning of workings out in this area, by words g - n Lepihova, is planned on the end of 2012.
Arrangements with Mozilla in the Russian representation Samsung have refused to make comments. In the company notice that vendor supports all popular mobile platforms: “ In a company ruler devices on the basis of mobile OS Android, Windows Phone and bada are presented. Also Samsung supports Tizen Association and welcomes working out of new platform Tizen “. The interlocutor daily, familiar with a company policy, asserts that any obligations Samsung to developers FireFox OS on itself yet did not take.
Leading analyst Mobile Research Group of Eldar Murtazin does not trust in success of a new operating system from Mozilla for mobile phones. “ in that kind in which it has been presented, it represents sad enough show. Ergonomically it is not convenient and does not introduce anything new, there are no unique functions, moreover, questions are caused and created shop of appendices “ - the expert marks.
However in MTS company declare that watch closely all novelties in the market. “ In case of demand for given OS and quantity of mobile appendices accessible to users comparable to competitors we do not exclude possibility of release of phones FireFox OS under MTS brand. We are interested in release of the smart phones expanding communication possibilities of users and a spectrum accessible TV set - services “ - speak in the company.
General director Pingwin Software Dmitry Komissarov, on the contrary, is inspired by prospects FireFox OS. He considers that the place in the market for a new operating system under planshetniki is. “ now the choice of OS for portable devices, in particular tablet computers, is limited enough. Even Android is not high-grade system as on it it is impossible to start the majority of corporate appendices (as under Linux or Windows). If new OS solves the given problem, naturally, it becomes popular “ - tells g - n Commissioners.