New Delhi, India, September 23, 2014: Jolla Ltd., the smartphone company by ex-Nokia employees from Finland, and Snapdeal.com, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, today announced that the Jolla smartphone is now available in India. Jolla is running on open mobile operating system Sailfish OS. The Jolla smartphone is now available at Rs. 16,499 on Snapdeal.com.
Sami Pienimäki, Co-founder and CMO of Jolla Ltd., said, “Today, we are extremely excited to announce the availability of the Jolla smartphone and Sailfish OS in India, offering a true new alternative to the smartphone market. The most widely used mobile OS is rapidlycolonialising the digital world, removing any sort of differentiation and turning the once exciting smartphone business into a hardware battle.Jolla smartphone with its open and independent Sailfish OS,is bringing excitement and freedom back to the smartphone industry.”
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Electronics & Home,Snapdeal.com, said, “This is one smartphone that a lot of people in India have been waiting for and we are glad to be exclusively launching Jolla in India. With its independent and distinctive Sailfish OS mobile operating system, gesture-based user experience and Android application compatibility, Jolla and Sailfish OS offer a great alternative for smartphone users looking for something new and different. We at Snapdeal.com strive to offer our 25 million+ users top quality, exciting products with great prices, and Jolla is a great addition to our smartphone category.”
One-hand user experience with classic design from Finland
The Jolla smartphone represents simple and bold Finnish smartphone design heritage in its purest way. With its pure lines and clarity, Jolla feels sleek and just right in your hand. The button-less, gesture-based user interface, designed for optimal use with just one hand, offers an unrivalled user experience, which is fastand simple to use. With its live multitasking, Jolla is the only smartphone that shows all your running apps on one screen, without having to open and close them.
The Jolla smartphone supports all your favorite Android applications as well as intuitive native Sailfish OS apps, which makes Jolla an easy choice for smartphone consumers.
The Other Half: make Jolla the other half of you!
The Jolla smartphone also introduces a previously unseen combination of hardware and software innovation, called “The Other Half”. By attaching specifically designed smart covers, the smartphone becomes alive and unique, utilising preset ambiences and functionalities, such as colours, fonts, sounds, profiles, and applications. Manufactured from ultra-durable and scratch resistant polycarbonate, “The Other Half” is the soul of your Jolla, delivering a personal and unique experience.