A smartphone that sails on Sailfish OS
Design and Display
The Jolla C exhibits a 5-inch IPS LCD display of HD resolution and pixel density of 294 ppi. It comes in a black coloured body and has a red back panel and sharp rectangular edges. The phone weighs around 150 grams and has dimensions of 142 (Height) x 72 (Weight) x 9.6 (Thick) mm.
Platform and Performance
The smartphone runs on Sailfish OS v2.0 with a built-in Alien Dalvik that acts as Android compatibility layer. This gives the operating system, an ability to run most of the Android apps along with its native applications. Under the hood the device is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor, accompanied by 2GB RAM and Adreno 304, all of which provides a decent performance to this device.
Camera and Storage
The device comes with an 8MP main camera which is equipped with CMOS image sensor, LED flash and autofocus feature. It also houses 2MP front facing camera for selfies and video calls. The device packs 16GB of internal memory that can be extended upto 32GB using a microSD card.
Connectivity and Battery
Connectivity options present in Jolla C includes dual SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and microUSB 2.0. Gravity, proximity, accelerometer, light, magnetic hall and compass are the sensors available in this phone. The device is fuelled by a removable li-ion battery having capacity of 2,500mAh.
The Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla (made up of former Nokia employees) launched its new Smartphone Jolla C running on Sailfish OS. The phone is exclusively made for interested Sailfish OS developers only. This phone seems like a testing ground to make Sailfish OS bigger and better. The users are guaranteed to receive all the latest Sailfish OS updates along with selected few one who will be invited to test also beta OS releases.