The First Jolla Smartphone Runs With Wayland

Jolla, pronounced “yoh-lah”, a company created by former Nokia developers has announced their first smartphone a while ago.

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As you may already know, Jolla is a daring project, since it uses Sailfish OS, a Meego Linux derivate, in order to be compartible with the Android apps. Also, as a display server, it uses Wayland, with some tweakings, to make it have support also for Android GPU drivers. To see the full specification list of the first Jolla smartphone, read this article.

The Jolla developers Twitted that “our first Jolla will ship with Wayland”, before the end of 2013.

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  1. […] As you may know, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla phone uses Sailfish OS, a Meego Linux derivate and comes with interchangeble covers, allowing the users to easily change the phone’s appearance. It also has good hardware specifications and uses Wayland as a display server. More information can be found here and here. […]

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