Jolla is smartphone company which is formed by a group of former Nokia employees, who had earlier worked on the MeeGo operating system that was being developed in partnership with computer chip hulk Intel, is now planning to enter into the Indian phone market with its first smartphone, which is powered by Sailfish OS. According to the company’s news on Twitter, “#Jolla smartphone coming to India very soon, exclusively on Snapdeal. Be the first to know”.
The Jolla is teasing the official launch os smartphone in India with a tag line “JOLLA SAILS TO INDIA – Jolla will be available in India very soon. Sign up to be the first to know.”
Jolla is expanding the availability of its smartphone to Hong King, India, and Russia this year. Presently, the Jolla smartphones are available in Finland via local carrier DNA. However, the smartphone can be purchased in Europe via the firm’s official stores for an amount of EUR 349 (According to Indian currency Rs 28500).
The Jolla Sailfish OS Smartphone sports a 4.5-inch IPS qHD (960×540) display, features 5-point multi-touch with Gorilla 2 Glass.
The handset is powered by Qualcomm Dual Core 1.4GHz processor, which is further coupled with 1 GB of RAM. The Jolla Sailfish OS Phone comes with 16 GB of internal storage, and can be expanded further via an external microSD card.
It houses an 8MP AF camera with LED flash, and also houses a 2 MP front-facing camera. It comes with Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyro, E-compass and Ambient light sensors.
The Jolla Sailfish OS Smartphone is backed by a 2100mAh removable battery, rated to deliver Talk & stand-by time (approx.) : 9 / 10hrs (GSM/3G) & 500hrs.
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz (Bands 1/8), 4G LTE 800/1800/2600 Mhz (Bands 3/7/20), WLAN802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0 EDR HS, AGPS & GLONASS, USB2.0 HS, Standard 3.5mm 4-pin audio jack, Micro SIM, Standard MicroUSB connectivity and charging, Extension interfaces for wireless NFC, power in/out and I2C data connectivity are main connectivity included in this Jolla Smartphone.
The device measures Height 131 mm x Width 68 mm x Thickness 9.9 mm, and Weight 141 gm.
The main features and specifications of Jolla Sailfish OS Smartphone :
- 4.5″ IPS qHD display, 5-point multi-touch with Gorilla 2 Glass
- Sailfish Operating System
- 8 megapixel AF camera with LED flash / 2 megapixel front-facing camera
- GSM/3G/4G LTE
- 16GB ROM, 1GB RAM, MicroSD slot
The best part of the 4G LTE Jolla phone is, it is compatible with approximately 85,000 Android apps, as well as you can install Sailfish apps also.