As expected, Jolla today launched its first smartphone in India exclusively on Snapdeal. The device is priced at Rs 16,499. Also Read - Amazon, Flipkart and others to add labels to Chinese goods sold online in India
As far as specifications are concerned, the smartphone features a 4.5-inch IPS qHD display, 1.4GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. Also included are 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2,100mAh battery. Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Also Read - Lockdown 2.0: Amazon, Flipkart, E-commerce services allowed to operate in non-hotspot areas
The handset runs on Sailfish operating system, which comes with several intuitive features. It supports gesture based controls for navigation, and customizable interface. Jolla handset is also well known for its multi-tasking abilities that allow it to run multiple apps side by side on a single screen. Sailfish operating system is based on Linux, and supports Android apps. While there is no Google Play Store, users can download Android apps via other third-party app stores including Yandex and Aptoide Store. Also Read - Oppo Reno 2Z now available on pre-order: Price in India, specifications and all you need to know
The Jolla smartphone comes with replaceable back cover, and the company has announced that the first 90 customers who buy the phone off Snapdeal will receive a VIP box with Aloe, Poppy Red, and Keira Black color back covers.