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Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

Jolla smartphone finally arrives in India, costs $270

23 September, 2014 | comments (39)

The Jolla smartphone is finally available for purchase in India. The phone is currently exclusively available on Snapdeal, but we expect in the coming days to see a wider release on more retailers. The first 90 buyers of the Jolla smartphone will...

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Jolla smartphone now available in Kazakhstan

Jolla smartphone now available in Kazakhstan

26 July, 2014 | comments (17)

The Jolla smartphone that runs on the company’s Sailfish OS is now available in Central Asia. The Finnish firm has associated with Mobile Invest based in Kazakhstan to expand the reach of its smartphone. The Jolla phone packs a 4.5” display at...

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Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

Jolla arriving in India in partnership with Snapdeal

19 July, 2014 | comments (31)

Jolla has announced that it will soon be entering the Indian market in partnership with Snapdeal. The Indian retailer has an exclusive deal with the Finnish company to sell the Jolla phone in India. Jolla was formed in October 2011 by many of...


Jolla outs Tahkalampi - update 8 for its Sailfish OS

Jolla outs Tahkalampi - update 8 for its Sailfish OS

15 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Last month Jolla released the major Saapunki firmware, which combined the planned 6 and 7 updates into one. The company also promised to bring update 8 in July and it is now rolling out, just as scheduled. The new update 8 for the Sailfish OS...


Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

23 June, 2014 | comments (20)

At the beginning of this year Jolla made the Nexus 4 a second home for its Sailfish OS and it has been keeping it up to date. The latest is the Saapunki update coming just two weeks after it hit Jolla's own phone. The update brings a number...


Jolla Launcher launches next week on Google Play

Jolla Launcher launches next week on Google Play

19 June, 2014 | comments (18)

Jolla is bringing the Sailfish OS experience next week on Android. The launcher is ready to enter the testing process and Jolla is searching for beta test volunteers. If you like the Sailfish OS idea, you can help the Jolla team test the...

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Week 24 news in review: Galaxy Tab S, iPhone 6, S5 mini leak

Week 24 news in review: Galaxy Tab S, iPhone 6, S5 mini leak

15 June, 2014 | comments (4)

This week's highlight is definitely the Samsung's Tab Into Color press event in New York. But while we were waiting for the new slates to go official, we saw a few iPhone 6 leaks, a major Galaxy S5 mini tip, yet another Galaxy F appearance, new Oppo...


Jolla's Sailfish OS update 8 coming in July, update 9 in Q3

Jolla's Sailfish OS update 8 coming in July, update 9 in Q3

12 June, 2014 | comments (14)

Jolla has just recently released the massive Sailfish OS update 6 and update 7 combo called Saapunki. It brought lots of new features, performance improvements and bug fixes. But if you think that the the Jolla team is now going to take a deserved...


Jolla major Saapunki update adds a ton of new features

Jolla major Saapunki update adds a ton of new features

10 June, 2014 | comments (16)

Jolla has begun rolling out the latest firmware update called Saapunki on its Jolla smartphone. It combines updates 6 and 7 and brings massive list of improvements to the Sailfish OS. Some of the Saapunki update's highlights...


Jolla slashes €50 off the price of Jolla, now costs €349

Jolla slashes €50 off the price of Jolla, now costs €349

02 June, 2014 | comments (14)

Jolla's Jolla smartphone was launched back in November last year at €399. It wasn't off to a great start but it has managed to gather a massive enough user base that is getting regular software updates with new features. It seems Jolla wants to...

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Update 5 for Jolla’s Sailfish OS goes live with new features

Update 5 for Jolla’s Sailfish OS goes live with new features

11 April, 2014 | comments (25)

Jolla released update 5 for its Sailfish OS. Dubbed Paarlampi, the new firmware brings new functionality to the OS, and addresses quite a few of its shortcomings. Version 1.0.5.16 of Sailfish OS allows Jolla smartphone users to two-way sync...


Jolla announces Sailfish OS 1.0, starts selling to new markets

Jolla announces Sailfish OS 1.0, starts selling to new markets

21 February, 2014 | comments (38)

Jolla, the new phone manufacturer around the block comprised of former Nokia employees, has announced the launch of Sailfish OS 1.0. The update is an important milestone in the life of the mobile OS as it's the first commercial-ready release (so far...

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Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

02 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Jolla began its retail journey in its home country Finland and a month later began selling across Europe. Initial sales data from Finnish carrier DNA, which is the only one to offer the Jolla smartphone at this point, shows that the phone is doing...

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Jolla is now on sale across Europe, costs €399

Jolla is now on sale across Europe, costs €399

19 December, 2013 | comments (38)

After initial units sold out quickly in Finland, the Jolla online store is now live and the smartphone is in stock for devices across EU countries, Norway, and Switzerland. You can order yours for €399 plus €15 shipping expenses. The Jolla...

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Jolla is now shipping across Europe

Jolla is now shipping across Europe

02 December, 2013 | comments (67)

Jolla is now fulfilling the pre-orders across Europe and the first Sailfish-based smartphones are already on their way to eager owners. Most of Jolla's pre-orders came from the phone's homeland Finland, with UK and Germany following in the...

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Sailfish-based Jolla now available for €399

Sailfish-based Jolla now available for €399

27 November, 2013 | comments (100)

Right on time the Jolla phone has hit the shelves in Finland. Jolla costs €399 and comes with a 4.5" qHD IPS display. It is powered by Snapdragon 400 chipset with a dual-core 1.4GHz Krait processor, Adreno 305 graphics and 1GB of RAM. There...

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Jolla to go on sale on November 27

Jolla to go on sale on November 27

14 November, 2013 | comments (56)

The Jolla phone is finally coming to the market. Starting from November 27, you will be able to snatch the first Sailfish OS smartphone as long as you live in Helsinki, Finland. The smartphone will cost €399, which is a little steep but brings a...

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Jolla unveils more specs of its upcoming smartphone

Jolla unveils more specs of its upcoming smartphone

01 October, 2013 | comments (53)

Finns are taking the loss of Nokia's phone division hard but they still have Jolla to look forward to. The breakaway company posted some more specs on its upcoming phone. The dual-core 1.4GHz processor and 1GB RAM in the phone are on a Snapdragon...

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Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

Official specs of Jolla phone surface, will ship by end of 2013

19 September, 2013 | comments (79)

Ever since Jolla announced its first-generation smartphone, which was simply called Jolla, it has created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts with its simplicity. Back then, the company did not announce the specifications of the device, but these are...

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The Jolla smartphone is now official, priced at €399

The Jolla smartphone is now official, priced at €399

20 May, 2013 | comments (206)

The first Jolla smartphone is finally official and it's simply called Jolla. The device is running the company's Meego-based Sailfish OS, which is now officially confirmed to support Android apps. At this point not much of the Jolla's specs...

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