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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