New Firefox opens up to older phones

” Released a day ahead of schedule because the features were ready, explained a Mozilla representative in an e-mail to CNET, Firefox 17 for Android supports an expansive list of ARM v6 hardware. This means that older but popular phones like the Samsung Galaxy Pro GT-B7510, HTC Status, Motorola XT531, and Motorola Fire XT can now run the alternative browser.
“The hardware restrictions are fairly minimal, and appear to include many if not most phones still running Android 2.2. As long as your phone has at least an 800MHz processor and 512MB of RAM, it ought to be able to run the browser. … “

November 19, 2012

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