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New Jolla phone? [answered]

asked 2015-11-18 14:50:44 +0300

AkiBerlin gravatar image

updated 2015-11-18 14:51:57 +0300

What is the device shown between 1:43 and 2:07 in that video of moblrr: https://youtu.be/3uIivCWrixw

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answered 2015-11-18 14:53:04 +0300

till gravatar image

updated 2015-11-18 14:56:11 +0300

that looks like the first prototype of the first jolla phone, before the design change (camera position, power and volume buttons): http://www.jollausers.com/2013/08/have-you-noticed-the-latest-design-changes-on-jolla-phone/

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Thank you for your quick response. I guess it was wishfull thinking on my side.

AkiBerlin ( 2015-11-18 15:25:51 +0300 )edit

answered 2015-11-18 14:56:28 +0300

dac gravatar image

My guess would be it is a CAD model of the Jolla Phone 1 with camera put in the wrong place... Rest looks pretty much like it.

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answered 2015-11-18 15:25:10 +0300

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updated 2015-11-18 16:11:32 +0300

That's a prototype which was first presented in Mai 2013 at "JollaLoveDay" to promote the Jolla Phone pre-order campaign.

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It can also be seen in this rendered video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4lWTsqFe6I.

Volume/Power-buttons were on the other side as well as different camera position - I think the screen bezel was bigger as well. One of the reasons, Jolla decided to change some stuff, could be the necessary quick switch to Qualcomm because ST-Ericsson stopped manufactoring the chip Jolla originally had chosen.

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The JP-1301 wasn't crowdfunded.

vattuvarg ( 2015-11-18 15:31:23 +0300 )edit

Thanks & sorry. Should be pre-order, idk why I wrote crowdfunding :) Fixed it!

molan ( 2015-11-18 16:11:01 +0300 )edit

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