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Sailfish OS-touting Jolla phone now available for order for Europeans from all corners

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Sailfish OS-touting Jolla phone now available for order for Europeans from all corners

The Jolla phone – the first Sailfish OS-touting smartphone – was made available for customers across Europe earlier today.

“Sales of Jolla smartphones are off to a great start and it is time to move on to the next phase by offering a new batch of Jolla smartphones to new customers across Europe,” said the CEO of Jolla, Tomi Pienimäki.

In other words, those of you who have been contemplating the phone and consider it a great me-gift for Christmas can now place an order over at Jolla's official site, but don't expect to see it take a spot under the tree, unless you've pre-ordered it already. New orders are estimated to take between two and three weeks until they reach their new owners, so you may still get one before 2013 is actually done. Unfortunately, the price tag of 399 euros (incl. VAT) is a little steep, especially if you're a hardware junkie, as the Jolla phone doesn't pack bleeding edge specs. Instead, emphasis has been put on the experience, and to that end, the phone has no physical buttons, since Sailfish OS is completely gesture based. Anyway, it would appear that Jolla is off to a good start, with millions of units being shipped, and that's not too surprising – the OS looks beautiful. 

But, the journey for Sailfish has just begun, and we're happy to see that Jolla is being very pro-active with its new-found community. The company has already set up a portal at Together.Jolla.com that will allow existing customers to give feedback and even shape the future of the OS with suggestions that are, reportedly, taken very serious. Frequent updates are already in the list of promises, and while these have so far panned out, we're sure that customers will hold Jolla onto that one in particular.

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posted on 19 Dec 2013, 06:18

1. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2866; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Hope this comes with more mature OS and solid app store or Play Store compatible apps.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 06:23 2

2. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3326; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Sailfish OS is beautiful. And it supports all android apps.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:03 1

3. good2great (Posts: 1040; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


pretty sweet

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:25 2

4. ngyixian96 (Posts: 90; Member since: 05 Feb 2012)


This OS , seem like Nokia N9 OS MeeGo

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:34 2

5. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3326; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Because it's based on it.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:50 2

6. taikucing (unregistered)


Better than stupid live tiles OS. Nokia should adopt this

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 11:48 1

9. ihavenoname (Posts: 1522; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)


Unfortunately, they are stuck on WP.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 14:30

10. Dastrix (Posts: 620; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Unless M$ buys Jolla as well, which is quite likely imo.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:52 1

7. noteseries (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)


it has nokia here maps and android apps...a killer phone.. O_o

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:52 2

8. tasior (Posts: 256; Member since: 04 Nov 2012)


When does PA expect to get Jolla for review?

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