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.

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 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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  • Display 4.5 inches
    960 x 540 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Sailfish



8. tasior

Posts: 265; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

When does PA expect to get Jolla for review?

7. noteseries

Posts: 80; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

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

6. taikucing unregistered

Better than stupid live tiles OS. Nokia should adopt this

9. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Unfortunately, they are stuck on WP.

10. Dastrix unregistered

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

4. ngyixian96

Posts: 91; Member since: Feb 05, 2012

This OS , seem like Nokia N9 OS MeeGo

5. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Because it's based on it.

3. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

pretty sweet

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

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

2. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

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

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