The Kobo Arc tablets and the GSmart Simba SX1 Smartphone from Gigabyte would have the Firefox browser installed on the devices by default. This is Mozilla’s way of making their presence in the mobile devices segment that has been witnessing maximum activity off late.
The GSmart Simba SX1 from Gigabyte is going to be available soon in the market as announced by the company. They have also spelt out the specifications of the set which would be a dual SIM sporting device. It also has a unique feature which enables users to have three way talk using the phone. No special app or carrier intervention is required for the user to place an active call on hold and introduce a third caller into the conference mode. Other specifications of the GSmart Simba SX1 are a dial core processor at its core clocking at 1.4 GHz. The OS is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean while another distinct feature of the set is that it shoots pictures automatically if kept in standing position.
Coming to the Kobo Arc 7 tablet that had been launched in August 2012, it comes powered by a quad core MediaTek chip clocking at 1.2 GHz. The tablet falls in the 7 inch category and has a screen resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. There is also the Kobo Arc 7 HD which has a screen resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels while being of the same 7 inch dimension. The core processor for this tablet is an NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip. The third tablet in the Kobo Arc line of tablets is the 10 inch Kobo Arc 10 HD with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixles. The core processor in this tablet is a quad core NVIDIA Tegra 4 chip clocking at 1.8 GHz. The OS for the Kobo Arc line of tablets is 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
So far as the fight for browser presence on tablets or mobile devices go, at the moment Chrome holds a better stronghold than Firefox which is better known in the desktop environment. The Firefox in the Android environment has one important feature worth taking note of, and that being it can present the content in a clean and easy way to read. Users can use the Reader feature built into Firefox for Android for this task.