Well, this is first campaign of this type with Linux tablet, and I think it is successful - as goal has been reached the product launch is certain. I think it is worth to see specification and details of Jolla Tablet http://igg.me/at/jolla-tablet/x/9341985 to find out what are advantages. And eventually use discount which is to be closed in less then 20hours. In my case this is true multitasking and safety of my data including contacts and professional data, as loosing them can lead me to trouble or can feed my direct competitors if they would get them. Jolla provide me both advantages. As Wikipedia says:
Jolla Tablet's Sailfish OS can run its own native apps and Android apps, downloaded via the Jolla Store or any other Android app marketplaces. A widely understood Linux software can be used (in both console/terminal or graphic mode, either as compatible binaries or compiled with actual The Sailfish OS SDK), the OS use RPM Package Manager by default.
This is important for all admins. The Sailfish OS as a full Linux gives ability to supervise remotely any services or servers. There are plenty Lion inux or Android tools. Jolla Tablet CPU is Intel so x86. Note that Jolla does not break sessions like others, so having a connection allow to stay connected several hours undisturbed. And here comes true multitasking (after Wikipedia):
Live Multitasking on Linux MeeGo Sailfish OS allows different apps to run simultaneously, parallelly in the same time, and independently. Among other advantages multitasking allows to switch between any running software (also Android to Sailfish and vice versa) in the fly. User can see all running apps in one single multitasking view, from which can directly control running and minimised apps like e.g.: to change music track or to play and pause video stream, without opening the app in full or to call/answer/take a picture without breaking, all of those mentioned above, players activities. This way of interaction is impossible with other mobile OSes which freeze apps temporally in a background without access, in contrary to true multitasking.
That means that when I have opened a session to correct or maintain a server I can leave it, and eg. make a call to sb or pick up a call from an senior staff to instruct me what to do,and session still will be active, not any frozen etc.. that is really important, as otherwise I would have to log in again from the beginning. Jolla allow me not to go through all this every 15minutes. I can do my job faster and I am more moveable, as I can take Jolla with me anywhere and alarms will let me know if anything would require my attention or intervention. This is really advantage. As I assume Linux tools to be way better, Jolla Tablet due to Intel CPU is x86, and Linux Sailfish OS gives me advantage of using terminal/console mode what is more convenient for me - all that makes me to think I will have a dream machine for my purposes.
Also I will have with Jolla Tablet possibility to launch all kinds of: Sailfish native soft + Linux huuuuge library of soft + Android apps + eventually some MeeGo software also. That give me more software possible then any Android device have..... And all this for that price?? For me this is a game-changer.
AnonD-331357, 21 Nov 2014hello from egypt i support the amazing jolla tablet when will come to egypt big marketThe Jolla phone didn't come to egypt ,
and you think the tablet will ?
Jolla will not come to Egypt soon at all
we have a weak market in comparison to other countries
Hahahaha LOL what a crapy campaign! I see already coming... they reach 2m and the bosses vanish in some tropical island!! ... I can see the face of the jollafansboy! LOL
...give money for charity, for real problems in the world! Not to these hipsters look a like corporation!!!!!!!!!
hello from egypt i support the amazing jolla tablet when will come to egypt big market
I am interested in buying Jolla Tab. I hope Jolla tab comes with a SIM slot, micro SD card slot and removable battery of at least 4500 mAh. Can't wait for it to arrive in India!
So call good device? I'm sure many people wanna to try this Jolla Device. Please come to Malaysia :)
Too bad, 19 Nov 2014It's too bad that this will inevitably be only half-baked. Any review of the Jolla phone with ... moreTry it yourself before making any conclusion... And you can still contribute on the making/adapting of the Jolla Tablet. ;)
@ gsmarena: There is no direct link to the Jolla Tablet Spec Sheet in this news!!
It's too bad that this will inevitably be only half-baked. Any review of the Jolla phone with Sailfish should be enough to make that clear.
If you like being an early adopter, go for it. If not, stay away.
Gogo, 19 Nov 2014Are you a troll? the tablet "will be shipped out in MAY 2015". How did you get it?No he/she is probably taking about Jolla Sailfish Mobile Phone....I think it was launched in few places! Yes, for such small players support and services will be the major issue unless they come up with a radical new device work almost perfect without issues! These Beta devices will kill the start ups with the scale of support and service calls that they cannot handle with give raise to negative publicity
Reminds me of Notion Ink where I took chance by placing order for one of its 3G devices that ran without support and I had to cut a heavy loss due to no-resale value for such unsupported devices with crazy OS platforms.
Hope this does not end up like NI and become more successful!
This is a moderate spec but by the time it gets delivered the spec will become completely outdated IMO! Only saving grace is Lollipup!
Tablet is nice.
However I expect updated phone too.
The first one was more like beta test device, just a phone that runs Sailfish, place to show it.
Now for new Jolla phone I expect updated hardware that matches flagships grade, not necessary latest Snapdragons or so, 1080p quality screen, great build quality, quality decent camera snapper with good lenses, LTE, NFC, 16GB and SD card expansion, 2GB ram and hopefully not midrange 410 series Snapdragon but better.
Maybe with Sailfish 1GB ram and 410 Snappy might be
fast enough and not really necessary a better chipset, but in that case upgrade in Camera, Display and memory options departments, build quality and design, so it would feel as top notch flagship even with mid range processor.
Was quite hyped and excited for first Jolla, but dismessed when saw overpriced midranger with only reason to obtain it was the unique Sailfish OS.
grim47, 19 Nov 2014mine bought and has not been even a month it got crashed and the IC chip is faulty and it wont... moreAre you a troll? the tablet "will be shipped out in MAY 2015". How did you get it?
grim47, 19 Nov 2014mine bought and has not been even a month it got crashed and the IC chip is faulty and it wont... moreWhat do you mean? It's supposed to come out in May. Do you mean you bought in in Europe?
mine bought and has not been even a month it got crashed and the IC chip is faulty and it wont boot up to the home screen and i have my jolla kept aside not doing anyhting with it.
it seems like only for business rather that for the people :(
my jolla got crashed. i had mine to the service center. they told that the IC chip got malfuntionng or the board has some problems. .
and they can't replace the parts since they dont get the parts..
pleease send service support.. please support the existing product rather than moving for the next......