Unboxing the Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone

I recently got a Firefox OS Developer preview phone, here's my thoughts on the hardware

Here are some pictures of my unboxing of the Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone. I opted for the Peak model.

I had thought about writing up a "first impressions" post, but unfortunately my sim card won't fit into it and I wouldn't feel comfortable reviewing it purely based on its offerings over WiFi.

2013-05-14 13.14.09

The packaging it came in was very nice, simple but nice. I was kind of reminded of the packaging that the Amazon Kindle came in, that sort of recycled cardboard look.

2013-05-14 13.14.50

Accessories (not pictured) that came with the phone include;

  • Ear Buds
  • A USB charger
  • A USB power block (unfortunately this is 2-prong and is of no use to me)
  • A FireFox OS Developer Preview Sticker (I am partial to a good sticker now!)

2013-05-14 13.17.24Here is the phone turned on, and as I say this is pretty much as far as I will take this blog post. I will say that the screen isn't as responsive as I would like, but I am happy with the weight and build of the phone and it picked up WiFi straight away and grabbed the latest update, which is all good.

 

Recent posts View all

Productivity

Prolonging your laptop's battery

Some short and long term solutions to extending your laptop's battery life

Productivity

Working when travelling by plane/train

Some tips and tricks for maximising working whilst travelling