Alcatel, the communication company that was rumored to be a possible acquisition by Nokia as a way to get back into the mobile industry, acquired Palm at the of 2014. Now they’ve already announced the “Pixi phone”, a device capable of triple booting Android, Windows Phone and Firefox OS.
Although details are scarce about the device, it’ll come in a 3G only 3.5 inch variant, as well as LTE capable 4, 4.5 and 5″ variants. It’s a bold move by Alcatel, and hopefully one that will work out, as consumers who are on the fence about any of the OSes can give all three a shot without locking themselves into an OS for life.
It’s been suggested that Microsoft’s best way at market-share penetration is to bundle their OS on dual booting phones, getting increased exposure, and Alcatel’s Pixi is definitely one way to do so.