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Jolla to go on sale on November 27

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Jolla to go on sale on November 27 - read the full textThe 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 refreshing, gesture-based UI, open operating...


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that seems like a nokia n9,will such a thing be possible,can i run sailfish on mz n9.....dat will b cool

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  • 2013-11-20 22:16
  • NhVY

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-15 02:47 from v0qG - click to readMarc Dillon's CV say's otherwise:

He was the S40 CoreSW Integrator at Nokia as well as the Build Manager on Symbian.

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  • 2013-11-17 15:34
  • GT6G

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-15 02:47 from v0qG - click to readThey were a part of symbian team. At least a couple of the developers I know of who work for Jolla.

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  • 2013-11-16 12:47
  • 9Epn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-15 06:09 from v0Xt - click to readReally now,when did you get your hands on both of them?

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  • 2013-11-16 01:47
  • 9Lax

It would be nice if we could have a functional OS that prioritised power consumption first. Tailor it to lower chip.

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  • 2013-11-16 00:45
  • S6$$

why they are releasing this phone with below average specs? it is almost same with the nokia n9, check this :

ram is same, ppi is lower, a better processor and sd card slot after 2 years

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  • 2013-11-15 20:17
  • aqqV

this is the same argument made by symbian until it died a slow death"

In 2010 Nokia can easy go Android and even beat Sasmung ;) Nokia was the only company that had a chance to beat Sasmung or at least be a strong competitor, much stronger then Lenovo, LG, Huawei. Nokia as number one/two in Adnroid and MeeGo, very nice vision. Before Nokia/Elop let Symbian die, at that time, they selling more smarptohnes with own OS (symbian) then with Windows Phone! :D Maybe WP wasn't a mistake but only when you have a different (maybe own) OS, popular OS. The truth is Nokia was sold when Elop join...

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  • 2013-11-15 19:14
  • mEJS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-11-15 08:37 from pvNX - click to readthis is the same argument made by symbian until it died a slow death... sailfish os really counting on u to rock....

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  • 2013-11-15 17:02
  • w4dS

I lost my N9 and have jumped ship to using S4 LTE and its living up to my expectations...its the best phone so far

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  • 2013-11-15 14:38
  • frVJ

Looks like a better version of Nokia N 9,with android apps. I think for telephony it will be the best one. I love to get one in Canada.

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  • 2013-11-15 12:21
  • HBKX

Great innovation,hope to expect more high end phones with eye catching specs from you soon. holla@jolla

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  • 2013-11-15 12:16
  • ftKc

Jolla is a great device plus the sailfish os I hope Nokia n9 gets a port of sailfish os soon which will be really great.

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  • 2013-11-15 09:09
  • PGsY

"Needs better specs", "old slow hardware".
People who argue like that must really be dumb. Try the phone first.
I personally believe that jolla sailfish does have much lower hardware requirements to work fully smoothly than android.
I think that android is currently the most heaviest phone OS and requires more hardware performance to work smoothly than any other phone OS.

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  • 2013-11-15 08:37
  • pvNX

now we do not have to keep using american OS, this new os looks promising as well as protecting of our privacy.

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  • 2013-11-15 08:22
  • t@M%

> In reply to bongbong @ 2013-11-14 18:30 from t7XH - click to readProfit margin?

When you are a starting company ordering for example 100000 phones from an assembling company with a chipset X will be a lot more expensive for you than for example to HTC who will order millions of phones.

So I believe they don't do so much profit with this first phone, probably just enough to keep them running a little while and design the next phone.

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  • 2013-11-15 07:30
  • iGpi

> In reply to gsmarena7 @ 2013-11-15 05:06 from w4dS - click to readThe qhd resolution of the display in the Jolla device is a limitation of the qualcomm chipset used.

Samsung and HTC both use a qhd resolution in their phones using the same qualcomm chipset aka Samsung Galaxy 4 mini and HTC One mini respectively.(chipset has a variable clock speed)

Side note if you happen to live in Finland (I don't) the Jolla device costs just as much as the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and HTC One mini. Pricing is competitive with Android manufacturers as well.

Outside of Finland exchange rate and taxes will likely make it more costly than said Android competitors though.

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  • 2013-11-15 06:28
  • s1Ch

Jolla & tizen is the best os ever

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  • 2013-11-15 06:09
  • v0Xt

I just want to congratulate you and wish that all will go well and have the opportunity to enjoy a jolla someday you in my country Venezuela sailfish God bless you...

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  • 2013-11-15 05:41
  • 8GwP

lack of a hd screen is a big minus n its really taking all the fun away, not expecting 1080p screns but jolla plz give us 720p screens atleast

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  • 2013-11-15 05:06
  • w4dS

It is just the beginning. I hope that Jolla will bring lots of good apps for users. For exemple : i use Nokia phones but i cannot use free call via viber or line. At present we can use many things with smart phones and tablets .

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  • 2013-11-15 03:29
  • PWar

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