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is this the end for Jolla?? [subjective]

asked 2019-08-09 17:01:15 +0300

ryujollq gravatar image

updated 2019-08-09 18:30:09 +0300

Now that Huawei has announced its new OS, what does this mean for Jolla for users who simply wanted something that wasnt android and/or iOS without the hassle of flashing etc etc?

I for one have gotten bored of waiting for my XA2 to get to point where its just not frustrating to use and like the Huawei hardware that is currently available, once they release a device with the new OS my XA2 will never see the light of day again

what say you all?

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The question has been closed for the following reason "too subjective and argumentative" by Edz
close date 2019-08-09 21:06:02.753483



Are you referring to Huawei? Not sure what this 'certain manufacturer' is

marxistvegan ( 2019-08-09 17:07:31 +0300 )edit

yep, huawei

ryujollq ( 2019-08-09 17:39:55 +0300 )edit

Feel you, jolla failed. They bury themself after they abandon unlikeness as also fool us by porting sailfish x to only basic hardware, usb2, lcd screen, and so on. Those two make me as also many of sailfish fans (average users) to leave and feeled fooled. :/

I'm not complain only there is many good things also, but I'm too tired to bring them on list.

Time to looking future and be positive as there could be real alternative to android and ios.

Jk ( 2019-08-09 23:13:20 +0300 )edit


waiting to see what devices Huawei will come with the new OS. As far as I can tell Jolla simply no longer cares for the individual user

ryujollq ( 2019-08-11 02:28:57 +0300 )edit

Huawei was not part of their business model it was only a brief opportunity. I am not a capitalist but I certainly understand the steps that need to be taken. I rather it be slow and steady instead of rapid and falling. I agree more devices would be good but railing on them is not going to help.

marxistvegan ( 2019-08-13 05:46:12 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-08-09 18:01:13 +0300

NevilClavain gravatar image

I honestly cannot think of a singly company I would trust LESS to make a secure and user-oriented OS then Huawei. Getting away from the corporate (and nationalistic) ideologies of companies like Huawei is the main reason for me to use sfos. I honestly cannot imagine Huaweis own OS would make a single ripple in the SFOS pond, but I might be wrong.

Why would people who gravitate to an OS like SFOS even give a second look at an OS made by a company with the track record of Huawei?

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I for one thank Donald Trump for helping making this happen!

So, you trust Google& Apple MORE than Huawei!? Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigght

ryujollq ( 2019-08-09 18:23:19 +0300 )edit

Absolutely I do, but not A LOT, thats why I'm using SFOS.

NevilClavain ( 2019-08-09 23:23:39 +0300 )edit

answered 2019-08-09 17:18:09 +0300

ApB gravatar image

No. (10 char)

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care to expand?

ryujollq ( 2019-08-09 17:36:45 +0300 )edit

answered 2019-08-09 20:27:15 +0300

Lutwolf gravatar image

No Root access "for enhanced security". Mainland China company with great shares for the government. Maybe fits the mainland environment and its political/legislative environment perfectly, but it doesn't address the same kind of customers as SFOS. Interesting, but more in a what-will-PRC-accomplish-faster-with-it-interesting, especially when thinking about Social Credits, Encryption ban, Tunnel ban, Tencent monopoly and comm architecture control in times of political upheaval and cold war portents.

Nothing that might benefit Europe.

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answered 2019-08-09 20:17:39 +0300

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updated 2019-08-09 20:25:08 +0300

I support any alternative operating system that is a competing product to the established ones. I generally rate diversity as positive, as it allows selection and thus prevents monopolization. However, I doubt that Huawei regards freedom as a high good. In my opinion small companies are much more lovable. According to the information"HarmonyOS" is open source. I like that.

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answered 2019-08-09 17:48:20 +0300

deutch1976 gravatar image

Certainly is not the end for Jolla. I also got bored but bought an Aquafish and play with it. I really believe Jolla has a future but all depends on themselves and their will to move on

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