Jolla introduces world’s first crowdsourced tablet

Jolla has introduced the Jolla Tablet, a crowdsourcing project in the popular Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. The device will run on Jolla’s independent operating system Sailfish OS.

The Jolla Tablet shipments are expected to start in the second quarter of 2015 for the first contributors on Indiegogo.

The Jolla Tablet is powered by a 1.8 GHz Quad Core Intel processor, and sports a 7.9 inch display with 2048×1536 pixel resolution.

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The device has 2GB RAM with internal storage of 32GB. It boasts a 5MP rear camera.

“For the Jolla Tablet we are partnering with Intel, to secure the best device performance, and reliability.” said Marc Dillon co-founder and COO of Jolla.

The Sailfish OS is built to show all running apps conveniently in one single view. Users will see everything that’s going on, as well as easily switch between apps. Sailfish OS is easy to use with simple gestures like flicks and swipes.

Users can use Android applications in addition to the native Sailfish OS apps. Sailfish OS offers many personalization options.

In order to get the worldwide community on board, Jolla started today the Indiegogo crowdfunding and crowdsourcing campaign.

The users can participate the Jolla Tablet project for just $189. The Jolla Tablet shipments are expected to start in the second quarter of 2015.

Jolla earlier announced that Jolla smartphone for Indian customers will be sold exclusively through the e-commerce website, Snapdeal.

The device sports a 4.5-inch IPS qHD display with 540×960 pixel resolution. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.

It is powered by a by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM.

Jolla smartphone boasts an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera with 16GB internal memory which is further expandable to 64GB via Micro SD card.

The smartphone runs on Sailfish OS, which featured in Nokia N9 smartphone. The Sailfish OS features button-less, gesture-based navigation.

It is fueled up by a 2100mAh Li-ion battery with a standby time up to 500 hours and talktime up to 10 hours.

 

Pix courtesy: inagist.com

Vishal Kawadkar

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