Firefox OS aims to be a cheaper alternative to Android powered phones using an operating system based on web applications. Firefox are wanting to target emerging markets where phones like the iPhone do not compete much. LG has  announced the new Fireweb phone.

Specification is pretty poor compared to what we are normaly used to but obviously prices need to be kept low. The phone has a 4″ screen with a resolution of 320×480 pixels, a Qulacomm chipset with 1GHz processor and 4GB internal memory. It also has a 5 MP camera has autofocus and a LED as its flash

Fireweb will be sold at about $200 in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Uruguay, Peru and Mexico.