Jolla smartphone to be launched in India on 23rd of September

Founded in 2011 by ex-Nokia employees, Jolla is all set to unveil its first device in India on 23rd September 2014. The company was founded in 2011, the device is going to be their first launch in India since its inception. As we reported earlier, Jolla smartphone will be available exclusively on Snapdeal.

Jolla in India

The smartphone runs the Sailfish operating system which is deemed to be open source. It is also believed to support multitasking which will allow users to run multiple apps on the same screen. The device features a 4.5-inch qHD display with 5-point multi-touch  with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 2 protection. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM. It also features an 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front shooter.

It is also capable of running Android apps which you can download via Yandex and Aptoide Stores and other third-party Android marketplaces. The USP of Sailfish OS is, it is completely gesture based which supports swipes and shortcuts and simultaneously have a customisable user interface.

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[…] Sailfish OS powered smartphones. The company even tweeted to confirm the India launch through an exclusive tie-up with the e-commerce website Snapdeal. After two months, the device has finally made it to the Indian shores and will be up for grabs […]

Janak Kumar Yadav
September 19, 2014 3:07 pm 3:07 PM

Hmmm…that’s interesting! Being a Si
Symbian and Meego fanboy it would be interesting to keep a track of Jolla smartphones in India. It might help me get the same UI feel and transparency or may be better than that.

September 19, 2014 10:56 am 10:56 AM

Will depend on the price. If price is more than 20K then user might not be ready to taste new OS completely and if they wont launch 4G ready then that will be another issue.