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Jolla Phone with Sailfish OS Officially Launched in India for 16,499 INR

Jolla Smartphone running Sailfish OS has been officially introduced in India. The smartphone will retail exclusively on Snapdeal for 16,499 INR which is significantly lesser than its international price tag. First 90 orders will also get a VIP box which includes three different back covers.


The display is 4.5 Inches in size with 960 x 540 pixel resolution. The IPS LCD display with 245 pixels per inches is protected by Gorilla Glass 2 on top. There are no navigation keys lining the display as Sailfish OS has been designed to work without them. This makes one hand usage very simple.

The chipset employed is 1.4 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 SoC with Krait 300 cores aided by Adreno 305 and 1 GB RAM. The chipset can smoothly handle the Sailfish OS which is also the highlight of this device. There is 16 GB of native storage which can be further augmented by up to 64 GB using MicroSD support.

The primary 8 MP AF camera can record 1080p full HD videos while a 2 MP front facer is also present for video calling. The 9.9 mm thick chassis houses a removable 2100 mAh battery. The back cover, which Jolla calls the other half of the phone have NFC chip and can adjust the theme according to the color of the back panel that you attach with the device.

Other features include G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n , Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and GLONASS. The Jolla Phone will attract those looking for a refreshing change from Android and iOS.

Key Specs

Model Jolla Phone
Display 4.5 inch, 960 x 540 qHD
Processor 1.4 GHz Dual Core Snapdrgagon 400
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Sailfish OS
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2100 mAh
Price 16,499 INR

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