Confirmed: Foxconn is manufacturing the leaked Quad Core Firefox OS Tablet

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Earlier this month we leaked the news that Mozilla is all set to launch a Firefox OS powered Tablet based on AllWinner technology. Those you keep asking for a high-end device, this will boast a Quad-Core chip inside. The news we just received from our reliable source that this tablet is the same which Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. best know as Foxconn shows to the world last June.

Tablet with Firefox OS

Home Screen of the upcoming Tablet with Firefox OS

When we leaked the news of the tablet and leaked the first UI demo video of the Tablet, we were unsure about the actual manufacture, but last night we spotted a tablet code named Saga G1, when we further investigate, we came to know about the name iDPBG Saga G1. For those who doesn’t know the name iDPBG, it stands for Foxconn’s ‘integrated Digital Product Business Group’. Right now we can’t confirm whether the ‘Saga G1′ is the actual product name or the code name, but we will keep you updated on this matter. Here is the screenshot we spotted.

Foxconn-Quad-Core-Tablet-with-FirefoxOS-Final

Last June, Foxconn revealed the news that they have joined hand with Mozilla to manufacture Firefox OS devices and currently they are working on as much as 5 devices including a Tablet. At the same event, they demonstrate a prototype Tablet running Firefox OS on it. We just double checked that the same tablet is the Quad-Core one as both has the AllWinner chip inside.

In a nutshell here is what we got from our source:

CPU………………Quad-Core (4 CPUs/Processors) ARM ARMv7
RAM……………..2GB
Board……………SUN6I (A31 Chip by AllWinner Tech)
Memory………..2GB
Resolution…….1280×800
Bluetooth……….Yes
SDCARD…………Yes
3G………………….Yes
Camera…………..Yes
GPS………………..Yes

WiFi……………….Yes

Camera……………Yes (Dual Camera, Mega Pixel, not confirmed yet)

USB…………………Yes

The Tablet they have shown way back in June was a Prototype, which now they are testing with various versions of Firefox OS (B2G) such as 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.2 and nightly versions. We can expect the release of the Tablet by this holiday season. Meanwhile, LG Electronics – is all set to launch their first Firefox OS device in Brasil – the LG D300G. Recently we have spotted it at the FCC, You can read the specs of LG Leo here.

We keep you updated about this Quad-Core Tablet manufactured by Foxconn and Stay with us, as we will reveal more details about at as soon as we get. If you already have a Firefox OS device, download our App from the marketplace (search FFOS). Follow us on Twitter @FirefoxOSGuide to say updated about all Firefox OS news.

Avijit Dey (200 Posts)

Avijit is the chief-editor of Firefox OS Guide and a Tech blogger, who loves open source. He's helping others by blogging since 2007 on various of his blogs. You can get in touch with him on Twitter @FirefoxOSGuide


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4 Responses to “Confirmed: Foxconn is manufacturing the leaked Quad Core Firefox OS Tablet”

  1. Dalton says:

    Only thing I do not like about the OS is that the browser icon is not the firefox.. seems weird to me. But will be buying this day one :)

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