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> In reply to Aadrian @ 2014-09-17 22:48 from 0wxc - click to readWell then, you buy jolla now itself and enjoy the time. I don't see Jolla2 coming any time soon. It may well take over a year!

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  • 2014-09-18 08:35
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I am still thinking of buying this phone and try out Sailfish and Jolla. But is is worth it? What about MWC 2015, will there be a new Jolla phone again?

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  • 2014-09-17 22:48
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-09-14 17:22 from 7Law - click to readI think Blackberry Z3 is lacking gorilla glass,8MP Camera,2MP front Camera,Removable Battery,16GB internal storage which are all found in Jolla. But Hardware is not a big issue here on my side Software is,is Saifish OS that makes this phone a little bit expensive,and Saifish OS is completely different from Blackberry Z3 OS although the experience is close in some ways. Saifish OS is more dynamic(its possible get several different experiences from the same OS). About 3G&4G in America i dont know why,but am sure its possible to enable it,and according to Marc Dillon many things are possible to be added to the phone through "the Other Half" ecosystem.

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  • 2014-09-16 12:55
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Good phone, but very expensive and still does not support American 3G/4G bands. The BlackBerry Z3 has a similar operating system, style, size, and specs for about a third of the cost.

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  • 2014-09-14 17:22
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many good opinion 4 this phone... im looking forward to buy one of this unique smartphone

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  • 2014-09-11 23:05
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hi. is the speaker good quality and loud. does it compare to lumia 1020 and htc one

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  • 2014-09-11 22:59
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-09-09 11:33 from Nxu5 - click to readyou are welcome!

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  • 2014-09-10 12:02
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hi. is the speaker good quality and loud. does it compare to lumia 1020 and htc one

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  • 2014-09-09 19:03
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> In reply to Ganpat @ 2014-08-27 10:39 from vLyx - click to readThanks A Lot for the article, i really appreciate it. Thanks again.

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  • 2014-09-09 11:33
  • Nxu5
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The loudspeaker is actually monaural (left opening). The right opening contains a microphone.

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  • 2014-09-02 23:10
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-27 09:45 from NwFH - click to readcheck the article on jollatides.com.... it has detailed steps on how to install playstore in jolla... you need to enable developer mode to do that though. its fun!

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  • 2014-08-27 10:40
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-27 09:45 from NwFH - click to readSource: http://www.jollatides.com/2014...ay-on-jolla/

Make sure you have a Jolla account and the Jolla device can access the Jolla Store.
Go to |- Settings | System Settings | Developer Mode -|.
Because your Jolla device can access the Jolla Store, a Terminal app is installed now.
Activate „Developer mode“.
Activate „Remote connection” (either enter and [Save] a password or [Generate] it; if you generate it, you have to edit it slightly before the [Save] button becomes available).
Using the Jolla device, open the browser and download http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-jb-2...-signed.zip.
The file is downloaded to directory /home/nemo/Downloads.
Open the Terminal app installed during step 2.
The SailfishOS command prompt will appear. You are logged in as user, the prompt is a “$”.
Go to the download directory: Enter cd ~/Downloads [Enter]
In case of an English Terminal keyboard layout, the “~” key is the shifted “=” key.
Unzip the file: Enter unzip gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip [Return].
Get root access: Enter devel-su [Enter].
When requested: Enter your password (as specified during step 4) and [Enter].
The prompt changes from “$” to “#”. Now, you have root access to the Jolla device! Be careful!
Go to the destination directory: Enter cd /opt/alien/system/app [Enter].
Copy the following files one by one (you do not need all the other ones unzipped before):
cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/Phonesky.apk .
(Do not forget the dot at the end of the line.)
cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/GoogleLoginServi­ce.apk .
cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/GoogleServicesFr­amework.apk .
By now, your Terminal window will look like:

bash-3.2$ cd ~/Downloads
bash-3.2$ unzip gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip
inflating: (… many, many lines …)
Inflating: system/usr/srec/en-US/symbols
bash-3.2$ devel-su
Password:
bash-3.2# cd /opt/alien/system/app
bash-3.2# cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/Phonesky.apk .
bash-3.2# cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/GoogleLoginServi­ce.apk .
bash-3.2# cp /home/nemo/Downloads/system/app/GoogleServicesFr­amework.apk .

Reboot the Jolla handset (switch off and on using the power button).Alternatively:
Restart Alien Dalvik service: Enter systemctl restart aliendalvik.service [Return].
End root access: Enter exit [Return].
End Terminal: Enter exit [Return].
Open app “File Browser”.
Goto directory /opt/alien/system/app.
The File Browser opens in the /home/nemo/ directory. To get to the root directory you have to tap the 2 upper left dots, then you can go down to the app directory.
Tap file Phonesky.apk.
A new page opens with details of this file.
From the pulley menu select “Install”.
The Google Play store is being installed, a corresponding icon placed on the launcher screen.
Using File Browser you may clean up the Downloads directory from all the files unzipped there and not required any longer.
Start the Play app and log in to the Play store. Refuse all options you do not want (e.g. backup to the Google cloud).

You are done.

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  • 2014-08-27 10:38
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> In reply to Ganpat @ 2014-08-25 07:37 from vLyx - click to readThanks for the reply,if it supports 4G that is good then.would you mind help me know in advance how to hack and install google playstore. i am sure yandex doesnt have much android apps yet.

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  • 2014-08-27 09:45
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-22 16:41 from Nxu5 - click to readYes Jolla supports 4G perfectly...

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  • 2014-08-25 07:37
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-22 16:01 from Nxu5 - click to readTill now, whoever has seen my Jolla phone and the Sailfish OS UI, everyone was like "wowww that is really good".... this is really unique...that's what i want in a phone and not something which every tom, dick and harry has.... If ferrari can be bought by everyone, then it loses it exclusiveness...

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  • 2014-08-25 07:35
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> In reply to Ganpat @ 2014-08-22 08:01 from vLyx - click to readThanks for the info about current Jolla's price,actually i didnt expect the price for the device to drop that fast,this sounds good news to me. Absence of earphone is not a big issue to me, i will find one.What about 4G,does the phone really support it perfectly?? or that is only on paper.

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  • 2014-08-22 16:41
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-08-21 19:24 from 3LVQ - click to readdefinitely when people from Jolla do it better next time in terms of specifications,gonna put the device to the safe place in the market, But Still brand names popularity matter. To beat developed and well known companies like Samsung,Sonny,Nokia and Apple needs much money,time and effort on advertizement,e.t.c.....the idea of "IF YOU DONT POSSESS THE Samsung,Sonny,HTC devices,you look cheap" in most people's mind Makes Me Sick when i think of Jolla.

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  • 2014-08-22 16:01
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-21 17:05 from g5pq - click to readJolla's price already dropped to 349 Euro incase you didn't know. Btw the ear phones that come with the any mobile phone normally is not of superior quality. So Jolla did a good thing. Go for a high spec sennheiser ear phone. Jolla will definitely succeed and since they provided android support, you have lacs of apps available on your hand. What more do you want? Jolla 2.0 is gonna rock the world I'm sure!!!

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  • 2014-08-22 08:01
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> In reply to Omary @ 2014-08-21 17:05 from g5pq - click to readreally like this phone,If next model has a full hd screen and moore powerful processor and ram they can really succed I think,today all is about the specs of mobile phones

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  • 2014-08-21 19:24
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