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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 (24)

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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Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

30 December, 2012 | comments (115)

After giving us a short glimpse of its UI in the official announcement's promo video, Jolla's Meego-based Sailfish OS got an extensive video demo, which offers a deeper look at its features. The still developing OS got shown off on Nokia N950...