Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Nov 2013 15:19 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

Jolla's first smartphone, running their new SailfishOS, will be released in Finland on 27 November. It will feature Nokia HERE maps, and the Yandex Android application store.

Currently featuring over 85,000 apps in 17 categories, Yandex.Store offers the best and most popular apps - from social networking and communication apps like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Skype, Viber and WeChat to games like Angry Birds. Yandex.Store will provide in-app purchase opportunities and is available on smartphones and tablets in 37 languages.

International, non-Finnish people who preordered (like myself) will be notified via email shortly. I can't wait. I'm getting the 'other half' in red and white (I get two of them as part of my preorder package) - or perhaps, hot candy pink? Any suggestions from you guys and girls?

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by drcouzelis on Thu 14th Nov 2013 17:02 UTC
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Man, I'm so excited about this! I just got done reading everything I could find on, the Jolla subreddit, and (lots of discussion, including from some Jolla developers). It's the only new phone I have any interest in using.

It'll be quite some time before it's possible for me to buy a Jolla mobile (availability and money), but I'm still super excited for all the reviews and YouTube videos that appear after 11/27. ;)

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