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Jolla @MWC 2017

asked 2017-02-11 17:39:26 +0300

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updated 2017-02-13 10:47:22 +0300

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What can we excpect from jolla during MWC? I hope that some community members will visit the jolla area to see if they have something to share. Would be nice if you can report back what you learn and see.

Questions: New devices? New Partnership? OpenSource sailfish? Any new ports? What happened with sailfish foundation? Refund part two? Who is attending from the jolla side? The yellow girls?

Please report back what you see as you see it.

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There will be a press event on monday as far as I am aware so maybe we get some news also from mobile news site.

leszek ( 2017-02-25 16:57:20 +0300 )edit
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I this community devices Will be announced. What do you think of this. Nothing for me but maybe for you? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/INOI

Dave999 ( 2017-02-26 23:34:01 +0300 )edit
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@Dave999 It was Sony Xperia device not INOI. How do feel now?

alloj ( 2017-02-27 13:30:04 +0300 )edit
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Far better. Make a refund an hw available and its golden. Especially good if they add support for ultra.

Dave999 ( 2017-02-27 13:35:51 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-02-27 13:16:20 +0300

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Press releases are now available:

https://jolla.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Sony_Jolla_press_release_MWC2017_FINAL.pdf?x12599

https://jolla.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/China_announcement_MWC2017_FINAL.pdf?x12599

https://jolla.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Jalasoft_press_release_MWC2017.pdf?x12599

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now it will be interesting. i never expected that jolla may approach a big constructor like sony mobile... wouaw. and great news for chinese and south american people...

cemoi71 ( 2017-02-27 23:41:14 +0300 )edit
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Jolla has announced sooo much in the past. Most of the projects never saw the light of day. There's no reason to assume the Jalasoft partnership or the China deal will be any different. And the Xperia... well, wait and see.

ossi1967 ( 2017-02-28 10:16:14 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-02-28 15:35:17 +0300

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updated 2017-03-02 22:50:07 +0300

I've just been at the MWC booth and as a jolla user had to say thanks for SFOS and Jolla 1. Also I was quickly playing around with the Sony device, although this being a demonstration model it felt like SFOS. No reliable information about availability.

MWC2017 just closed and for all of you that couldn't attend here's a view of what was on the jolla table: image description

also 2 pictures of the Jolla-Watch, although this is nothing but a prototype: image description image description

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answered 2017-02-27 13:30:26 +0300

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https://twitter.com/JulianChokkattu/status/836169700547637248

@JulianChokkattu has as series of tweets following the Jolla press conference, which gives a bit of an insight into Jolla (and Sailfish OSes) plans regarding Russia and China. There a a lot of photographs of the slideshow presentation, along with his own commentary. The tweets are worth a look through.

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answered 2017-02-27 13:51:59 +0300

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updated 2017-02-27 13:56:32 +0300

Great news! ...but will the new devices have the official android support ? or are they "just community port"?

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From the press release: "Jolla is aiming to release an official version of its Sailfish OS for a range of Sony Mobile’s Xperia devices". So there is hope that android support will be included, but we yet have to find out the real deal

nick75 ( 2017-02-27 14:01:43 +0300 )edit
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No HMD?! Where is the Finnish partnership!? :(

zlutor ( 2017-02-27 14:20:20 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-02-25 11:24:38 +0300

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Livestream anyone?

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@Dave999 This is your first post without "refund" word. Just wanted to remind you in order to correct yourself. :)

tvicol ( 2017-02-26 08:46:29 +0300 )edit

No, it's not. So you miss the refund. Great. I don't think jolla will announce the refund @ a press event @MWC if they ever do. But a blog post would do. But sure, hope to get it sooner rather than later.

Dave999 ( 2017-02-26 14:56:09 +0300 )edit
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answered 2017-02-27 23:41:43 +0300

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updated 2017-02-28 00:13:58 +0300

Sony Xperia Sail video - http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/jolla-mwc-2017/

Watch - https://www.periscope.tv/w/1nAKEVqjVRyGL

Now we just need a disc phone.

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answered 2017-02-27 12:23:36 +0300

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Press event is scheduled for Monday February 27 at 12pm (noon) local time. https://blog.jolla.com/mobile-world-congress-2017/

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