This smartphone is running an independent operating system called the Sailfish that is based on Meego. It offers a distinct user experience with button less design. The OS makes good use of gesture controls.
The handset is powered by 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual core processor with Adreno 305 GPU. As mentioned it is using Sailfish OS and probably will keep getting version updates. The LCD IPS screen is 4.5 inches with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. The screen also comes with corning gorilla glass 2 protection. There is 1GB RAM and 16GB storage plus micro SD support (64GB).
There is 8MP AF camera with flash on the rear + 2MP on the front, full HD video recording and playback is supported, the handset also supports Android apps. Key features are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth.
The 2100 mAh battery gives a talk time of up to 9 hours on 2G and up to 10 hours on 3G networks. Handset weight is 141 grams and is about 9.9mm thick.
The Jolla phone with Sailfish OS on Snapdeal coming soon – no word about the price.