Jolla, a Finnish smartphone designer and maker, has announced the launch of its second smartphone, the Jolla C. The Jolla C is priced at 169 Euros approximatly Rs 12,660). Jolla has also announced Sailfish Community Device Program meant for developers and enthusiasts. The Jolla C is the first ever Sailfish OS community device. The company has offered 1000 units to developers and were sold out in one day, and few of the selected Jolla C smartphone users will be invited to test the Beta OS releases. Registered users will also receive invitations to live online community sessions after the Finnish summer holiday season. The company added “A limited group of first registrants will also get an invitation to our International Sailfish Community Event in Helsinki, June 17, 2016, where you can attend Sailfish-related workshops”.
As far as specs are concerned, the Jolla C features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD capacitive multi-touch display. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 212 processor, which is clubbed with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage with option to expand up-to 32GB via microSD card. The Jolla C runs on Sailfish 2.0 operating system with Android apps and is backed up by a 2500 mAh battery.
The smartphone has an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 2-megapixel selfie camera on the front. Further, the Jolla C offers Dual Sim, (Dual Standby), 4G, WiFi (802.11 b), MicroUSB port and A-GPS. The handset measures 142x72x9.6 mm and weighs around 150 grams.
Jolla had entered the Indian market in 2014 with Jolla smartphone that was launched then for Rs 16,499. Jolla smartphone features a 4.5-inch “Estrade” display with 960×540 pixel resolution. The term Estrade vaguely refers to slightly raised display. It is powered by dual-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, a 2100 mAh removable battery The smartphone has 1 GB RAM, 16 GB on-board storage and a memory card slot to expand storage. At its rear, it has an 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash that should ensure HD videos at least. In the front it has a 2 megapixel camera for video chatting.