Until Russia got the first smartphone platform Sailfish [video]




The Finnish company Jolla, founded by immigrants from Nokia, released on the Russian market the first smartphone platform Sailfish OS. In late November, the company promises to deliver to users the first orders. The cost of the machine is 19 990 rubles.


Starting in the Russian market to help implement VVP Group and “Yandex”. VVP Group will sell online, delivery and customer service. In turn, “Yandex” will give smartphone owners Jolla access to the store Android-apps Yandex.Store. The device is presented in black and white. Extras available for preorder removable rear panel turquoise on the price of 2 380 rubles.

Jolla is home to exiles from Nokia, which were not necessary to the Director General Stephen Elop in connection with the rejection of their own development in favor of Windows Phone. New startup managed to attract an investment of 260 million dollars to develop the system and the development of the ecosystem. Smartphones running Sailfish can run applications for Android – so developers insure buyers in case the device support will cease.


Smartphone Jolla features a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 2-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 400, 1GB RAM, 16GB flash storage and a slot microSD. In the presence of the main 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, and a front 2-megapixel camera. Of the others: LED display, stereo microphone module LTE. The battery life of the phone is 500 hours of standby time and 9 hours of talk time in 2G-network or 10 hours of 3G-coverage. Battery capacity – 2100 mAh.

Operating system interface Sailfish OS, running on a smartphone, based on gestures with visual, tactile and audible feedback. Interaction occurs with the screen entirely, the user does not need to click on the tiny virtual buttons and move the device in your hand, say a Jolla. The interface Sailfish OS emphasis on the displayed content. Any buttons on the front panel are absent.

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