Mozilla says new chip paves way for $25 smartphone

Ina Fried
A device with the new Firefox OS is presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on February 24, 2014.
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Mozilla, which continues to pitch its Firefox OS as a way to create low-cost smartphones, on recently announced a chip deal it said will allow for devices that can cost as little as $25.

The browser maker is partnering with Spreadtrum to create reference designs of such phones.

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