Mozilla has announced that they are building a OS for Smartphones which might be available by early 2013, Firefox OS is an HTML5 based OS, its an fully open mobile ecosystem OS which is targeted for smartphones.
As it is fully open it will enable HTML5 web apps will have same kind of API access as native apps has on any smartphone. TCL Communication Technology and ZTE has announced that they will build first smartphone which will run on Firefox OS using a using Snapdragon Qualcomm processors.
This OS will be build on Boot To Gecko technology which allows HTML5 apps to have access to underlying apps of smartphone. Mozilla has announced that Firefox OS will be available to low segment users, let see do Firefox OS can compete with Android OS which is already targeting low segment users and available in around 5k INR