Sailfish OS Will Be Released Next Week

Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. The Jolla developers have recently announced that Sailfish OS, the first stable version of Jolla’s MeeGo Linux derivative system, will be released next week.

This is what JollaHQ said on Twitter:

“Sorry for the wait, we’re still rowing upstream on the final stretch for update which will be out early next week. Thanks for your patience!”

Sailfish OS Will Be Released Next Week

Among others, Sailfish OS will be coming with the below changes/enhancements.

  • Background screen multi-tasking sharper
  • The thumbnails of the app are now more contrasted and visible
  • New icon on the app you are going to quit using swipe down to indicate the action
  • The Camera app has a new icon in the background
  • The indicator light on the pulley menu is now more visible
  • Rendering of the icons of the apps improved
  • The keyboard has larger letters
  • Enhanced image quality. The app now has the options “Timer”, “light sensitivity” and the grid
  • Sharing internet
  • Synchronizing via Bluetooth

For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications.

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