Jolla Tablet will run the Android-friendly Sailfish OS and is expected around May 2015
Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla is now planning to produce its own tablet device.
The Jolla Tablet is being offered via crowd-funding site Indiegogo, with shipments anticipated in the second quarter of 2015.
Finnish company Jolla has started shipping the first smartphones that run the open-source Sailfish operating system.
The company was created by a group of former Nokia employees, with Sailfish using elements of Nokia’s old MeeGo platform.
Podcast - 22nd May 2013
We start this week's podcast by talking about Yahoo and Tumblr before moving on to discuss Google's recent developer conference.
There are product announcements from BlackBerry, HP and the former MeeGo developers at Jolla... and there's some interesting mobile app news as well.
Finnish smartphone company Jolla has started taking pre-orders of its first device.
Its phone, which runs the Sailfish OS and has a 4.5-inch display, is currently priced at €399 (£337) plus shipping. Full details aren’t known but it’ll run a dual-core chip and will support 4G.
Finnish company Jolla, which launched in July with plans to release a smartphone with a user interface based on the MeeGo platform, has demonstrated its user interface and the ‘Sailfish’ OS at the Slush start-up conference in Helsinki.
In addition it’s announced a forthcoming software development kit for Sailfish.