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Firefox phone to go on sale in February, Mozilla says

The new Firefox OS will debut on a pair of phones called the Keon and Peak. But these smart phones are meant mostly for developers. 

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The new Firefox phones.

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The good news: There's a Firefox phone. The bad news: The Firefox phone is mostly just a vehicle for developers to test out Firefox OS, the new mobile operating system from Mozilla

In a post to Mozilla Hacks, company rep Stormy Peters said Firefox OS would be "built entirely using open web standards" – a kind of natural extension of the Firefox web browser, which is also open source. "Developers are critical to the web and to Mozilla’s mission to make the web accessible to everyone," Peters wrote.

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Judging by the website of Spanish manufacturer Geeksphone, there will be two Firefox phones: The 3.5-inch Keon and the higher-powered 4.3-inch Peak, which Geeksphone describes as a "powerful developer preview device introducing cutting edge features." 

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