As the competition accrues up as we move forward in time, presently we are showcased with different revelations that mark their presence with definite regularity.
Along these lines, the smartphone market will be introduced to the reemergence of the Sailfish OS, a platform that was forgotten as several other commonly used OS platforms took over. This revelation arrives in the form of a Jolla smartphone that features the Sailfish OS. The device will go on sale across Europe and can be purchased from a dedicated online store by navigating to Jolla’s website. It was developed by ex-Nokia employees and MeeGo’s introduction second time running arrives as a timely establishment into the smartphone world market heavily dominated by Android and iOS platforms.
The handset can be purchased at a price of €399 (without contact). The Jolla smartphone features a 4.5-inch display and is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor. The device possesses 1GB RAM, and has 16GB of storage. Additionally it provides LTE support and encompasses an eight megapixel rear camera. The device comes pre-installed with the Yandex app store and also includes Nokia’s Here Maps service.
The pre-orders began previously in May and these were accepted from 136 different countries. The first handsets were shipped just last month and it is allegedly believed that new customers will receive their orders within four weeks and the users who have pre-ordered these devices should receive their handsets in time for Christmas.
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