Jolla wants supermarkets to make Sailfish smartphones and sell




Jolla consults with supermarket chains about deals that the stores own smartphones with Sailfish make and sell. In two months, there are not a hundred thousand copies of the smartphone with the new operating system sold.

Supermarkets would be a modified version of Sailfish make and so can do more than just develop a downloadable app. Then they would be able to sell the smartphone. Shelves in their own This appears from an article in The New York Times about the young Finnish company. It comes to supermarket chains’ western markets.

It is known that the Finnish company providers talking about the release of phones. Providers to customize an operating system is a known way to get to use it. Getting them on a given platform KPN had a few weeks ago to Tweakers know that there is no deal with Jolla, although the Finnish company and the Dutch provider have been discussions. “We are following these developments with interest, but it is currently too early to say more about it.”

Jolla spent his first smartphone with Sailfish from the end of November and it was the Finnish operator DNA in December sold better than the iPhone 5s. However, the article mentions that there are not a hundred thousand copies have been sold. In two months Jolla would except providers and supermarkets in the western market focus on China.

Sailfish emerged from Maemo, mobile, Linux-based operating system from Nokia. Many of the employees Jolla are former employees of Nokia who worked on Maemo, the successor MeeGo and Meltemi, a variant for cheaper devices.


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