Hello Jolla and Sailfish OS Enthusiasts. As you may know, Jolla’s first smartphone has been released on the 27th of November, in Finland. The Finnish phone will be also available in Denmark via Three and in Portugal, sold by SmarTeki9.
The shipping for the users that had pre-ordered the first Jolla smartphone via DNA has started from the 27th of November, while the users that had pre-ordered their Jolla in the second batch of reservations can grab their Sailfish OS device from DNA’s retail locations and from Jolla, starting with today, the 11th of December. If they don’t manage to get their phones until the 13th of December, the Jolla phone will be available for sale, starting with the 14th of December.
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. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid and Yandex Store.