Jolla: Specs Updated, Pre-Order and Other News!

Since the recent press release from a few days ago, more news has been coming thick and fast about the new Jolla phone!

Starting with some new spec information that has appeared on the Jolla website:

New Specs Revealed

New Specs Revealed

Additionally from what we knew already, we can now see that the new Jolla phone will be sporting a dual core 1.4ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 4.5″ qHD (960×540) screen, an additional 2mp front facing camera, a replaceable 2100mah battery, 1GB ram, 16gb internal storage with the option to expand via MicroSD, and other half connectivity via WIFI, NFC, I2C, direct power.

The pre-order for all the lucky people of Finland has also started today but be quick because these pre-order tickets are selling like hot cakes and causing the servers to struggle!

Here’s a new photo which shows the multi tasking view (notice top right an Android app open and the camera settings in the bottom left pane):

Multitasking View

Multitasking View

There has also been confirmation that the Jolla phone will indeed support landscape mode:

Jolla have also confirmed that while there isn’t a dedicated camera shutter button, you can use the volume up key as a shutter button:

Along with the shutter information, Jolla have also revealed a new photo of what the camera UI will look like:

New Camera UI Looking Great!

New Camera UI Looking Sleek And Minimal

Jolla have also confirmed Android Apps can be closed in the same way as typical Sailfish apps, by pulling down from the top:

Finally, for any developers out there, there has been some minor update to the Sailfish SDK:

That’s a lot of new information to absorb – we’ll be discussing some of this further in the coming days, but what do you think of some of these new revelations ? :-)

Sail On…

EDIT: Just noticed that’s out 150th post – not a bad one to mark that occasion!  :-)


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