Alcatel OneTouch and Mozilla launch India’s most affordable smartphone, powered by Firefox OS

Alcatel OneTouch and Mozilla today unveiled Fire C smartphone with Firefox OS as an entry level smartphone at ₹1,990, available exclusively on


The Fire C is a pocket-sized 2G smartphone that is designed to make sharing simple. The device features a 3.5” HVGA screen and is powered by a 1GHz Processor.

Firefox is an HTML-based operating system that offers an intuitive UI and smartphone experience on basic hardware. It features a growing marketplace and adaptive search along with rich media and social apps. The phone, and the OS, supports English and Hindi, as well as Tamil and Bangla languages.


As a launch partner for Firefox OS, we know that our customers love its simple user interface and smooth navigation. We see a great deal of opportunity to bring these benefits to more consumers on a greater variety of devices at most affordable price and we are sure of success as it’s an innovative product selling on Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce platform.

– Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, APAC BU India for ALCATEL ONETOUCH

The Fire C is available in two colors – bluish black and dark chocolate – at a price of ₹1,990, exclusively on

Alcatel OneTouch Fire C 2G Specifications

  • Display: 3.5” HVGA display
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz
  • Camera: 1.3MP rear camera

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