Mobile Firefox for the Nokia N900Mozilla releases first Firefox mobile browser

01 February 2010

Firefox colorful tabs add-on screenshot

Users of Nokia’s N900 smartphone can now download a mobile version of Mozilla’s Firefox browser to use on the device.

It’s the first time that the Firefox browser has been available on a mobile device and it will face stiff competition from rivals including Opera mini, which is popular on device such as the Blackberry.

Read our review of the Nokia N900 to see what else it has to offer.

Mobile Firefox features

The mobile version of Firefox will, according to Mozilla’s website, include many of the features found in the desktop version.

These include the Awesome bar, which gives: 

  • Quick access to display websites that you have frequently or recently  visited or bookmarked. 
  • Location aware browsing, which will allow you to get maps and information relevant to your location.

Mozilla says that the mobile browser will, like its desktop equivalent, support Firefox Add-ons, which will allow you to customise your browser.

There are around 40 Firefox add-ons for mobile, including the YouTube enabler, which will allow you to watch YouTube video clips on your Nokia 900.

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