DEAD IN THE WATER
Mozilla no longer developing Firefox OS smartphones.
If you were one of the more avid developers who were looking forward to Firefox OS-powered smartphones, we're going save you the trouble: the Firefox OS is no longer in development by its creator, Mozilla.
To quote the original article in regards to this arrested development: it just seemed like a romance that didn't quite work out between Mozilla and the mobile world. The news came from Ari Jaaksi, Mozilla's Senior Vice President of Connected Devices, who told the world about Mozilla's decision to put a halt to the OS's development.
“We are proud of the benefits Firefox OS added to the Web platform and will continue to experiment with the user experience across connected devices. We will build everything we do as a genuine open source project, focused on user experience first and build tools to enable the ecosystem to grow. Firefox OS proved the flexibility of the Web, scaling from low-end smartphones all the way up to HD TVs. However, we weren't able to offer the best user experience possible and so we will stop offering Firefox OS smartphones through carrier channels. We'll share more on our work and new experiments across connected devices soon.” As it stands, Mozilla also ceased on sales and development of any phones loaded with the Firefox OS. However, if you're still interested in playing around with the OS, you may download it from Mozilla's official site.
It looks like Firefox OS is dead.