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Jolla to launch its first Sailfish-powered smartphone in India exclusively on Snapdeal

Finnish startup Jolla will soon make an entry into the Indian smartphone market. Today, the company announced its partnership with Snapdeal, which will see the e-commerce site retailing Jolla’s firs

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Finnish startup Jolla will soon make an entry into the Indian smartphone market. Today, the company announced its partnership with Snapdeal, which will see the e-commerce site retailing Jolla’s first smartphone. Also Read - Amazon, Flipkart and others to add labels to Chinese goods sold online in India

The Finnish startup was founded by a group of ex-Nokia executives worked on the MeeGo OS seen running on Nokia N9. The Jolla smartphone runs on Sailfish OS, which is based on the MeeGo OS. It is a completely gesture-based operating system, and also supports Android apps, which are available via the Yandex.Store. This is essentially an app store for Android, which offers more than 85,000 apps including the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Angry Birds, and more. Like the Play Store, Yandex.Store also delivers in-app purchase options to users, and is available in 37 languages. Also Read - Lockdown 2.0: Amazon, Flipkart, E-commerce services allowed to operate in non-hotspot areas

As far as specifications are concerned, the Jolla smartphone sports a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon dual-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, and a 2,100mAh battery. Also Read - Oppo Reno 2Z now available on pre-order: Price in India, specifications and all you need to know

While there is no word on the pricing of the device, Jolla is listed on the company website with a price tag of 349 Euros, which translates into Rs 28,475 approximately.

“India is the rising smartphone market of the world and we look forward to welcoming many new Jolla fans across the country,” Sami Pienimäki, co-founder and CMO of Jolla said. “Since late 2011 when we established the company Jolla, we have received a tremendous amount of interest from India to enter this great market. We are super excited to be partnering with the market leader Snapdeal, who has extensive reach in the booming online commerce market of India.”

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  • Published Date: July 18, 2014 11:50 AM IST
  • Updated Date: July 18, 2014 11:53 AM IST


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