Jolla (smartphone)

The Jolla smartphone is a smartphone produced by Jolla that runs the Sailfish OS, released on 27 November 2013 and manufactured in China.

First unveiled device

On 20 May 2013, after IamTheOtherHalf internet campaign, Jolla unveiled the following details and design of their first device:
The Sailfish OS SDK was published at the end of February 2013.

Retail availability

Jolla started shipping the phone in late November 2013. At first the phone could only be ordered on the web from within the European Union.
The phone also became available in the stores of the Finnish carrier DNA on 11 December 2013.
On 28 April 2014, the Jolla phone became available in Estonia at the outlets of Elisa Eesti, the first operator outside Finland to offer the phone in their shops.
On 25 July 2014 Jolla opened the first Jolla store in Kazakhstan in association with Mobile Invest.
On 12 August 2014 Jolla was launched in Hong Kong in a partnership with 3 Hong Kong.
In September 2014, Jolla launched in India on e-retailer Snapdeal.
In November 2014, Jolla launched in Russia.