Jolla (smartphone)

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Jolla
Jolla Touchstone.jpg
Manufacturer Jolla
First released 27 November 2013 (2013-11-27)
Availability by country 27 November 2013 (Finnish pre-orders) / 11 December 2013 (Finland) / December 2013 (pre-orders) / Q1 2014 (worldwide)
Predecessor Nokia N9 (by MeeGo, community & spiritual legacy)
Dimensions
  • Height: 131 mm (5.2 in)[1]
  • Width: 68 mm (2.7 in)[1]
  • Thickness: 9.9 mm (0.39 in)[1]
Weight 141 g (0.311 lb)[1]
Operating system Sailfish OS
CPU Qualcomm 1.4 GHz dual-core processor
Memory 1 GB RAM[1]
Storage 16 GB[1]
Removable storage microSDHC, up to 32 GB is officially supported[2]
Battery 2100 mAh user-replaceable[1] battery
Up to approximately 9 to 10 hours of talk time (GSM/3G, respectively)[1]
Data inputs Capacitive touchscreen
microphone
Display 4.5" IPS qHD (960 × 540 px) "Estrade" display[1]
Rear camera 8 megapixel AF camera with LED flash[1]
Front camera 2 megapixel front-facing camera[1]
Connectivity GSM/3G/4G/LTE[1][3]
Development status Released
SAR
  • Head SAR 0.546 W/kg
  • Body SAR 1.470 W/kg[4]
Website jolla.com
Marc Dillon showing the Jolla's phone at Jolla love day.[5]
Guy in the sailor costume standing next to the I am the other half poster for photographing.

The Jolla mobile phone is a mobile phone produced by Jolla[1] that runs the Sailfish OS, released on 27 November 2013.

First unveiled device[edit]

Charles' Jolla phone.jpg

On 20 May 2013, after IamTheOtherHalf internet campaign, Jolla unveiled the following details and design of their first device:

  • 4.5 in IPS qHD (540×960) "Estrade" display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.4 GHz dual-core processor (8930AA)
  • GSM/3G/4G LTE connection
  • 16 GB of storage memory
  • microSD support
  • 8 MPix AF camera, back
  • 2 MPix camera, front
  • 2100 mAh user-replaceable battery
  • "The Other Half"
  • Gesture-based Sailfish OS
  • Android applications compliant
  • MicroUSB
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Buttonless display, gesture navigation
  • Device in English language version
  • Qt, QML, HTML5 (see: Sailfish OS architecture)

The Sailfish OS SDK was published at the end of February 2013.

Retail availability[edit]

Jolla started shipping the phone in late November 2013. At first the phone can be ordered on the web only from within the European Union. Currently is available worldwide from Jolla internet store.[6]

The phone also became available in the stores of the Finnish carrier DNA on 11 December.[7]

On 28 April 2014, the Jolla phone became available in Estonia at the outlets of Elisa Eesti, the first operator outside Finland to offer the phone in their shops.[6]

On july 25th 2014 Jolla opened the first Jolla store in Kazakhstan in association with Mobile Invest.[8]

On 12 august 2014 Jolla was launched in Hong Kong in a partnership with 3 Hong Kong [9]

In September, 2014, Jolla launched in India on e-retailer Snapdeal.com[10]

See also[edit]

  • Sailfish Alliance - companies supporting and promoting Sailfish OS in frames of the open alliance.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Jolla (phone) at Wikimedia Commons