Telecom Namibia has partnered with Finnish smartphone firm Jolla to launch the latter’s device, Jolla smartphone.
Running on Jolla’s independent Sailfish OS, the device features distinct button-less design, next generation gesture-based smartphone user interface, live multitasking, and full Android application compatibility. This launch marks its African debut.
Sami Pienimäki, Co-founder and CMO of Jolla, comments: “Together with our local partners LexConsult and Namibia Telecom, we look forward to offering Namibians a unique smartphone user experience based on Sailfish OS, our independent mobile operating system powered by open source software. Jolla smartphone is the perfect choice for you if you’re looking for world-class multitasking features, focus on privacy (Jolla does not sell user data), a lot of personalising options, Android application compatibility, and more.”
Armando Perny, Mobile Chief Officer, Namibia Telecom comments: “Jolla, with its independent mobile operating system Sailfish OS, offers a fresh alternative to the smartphone market currently dominated by only a few players. Together with TN Mobile’s 4G LTE network we can offer an unrivalled mobile experience to all Namibians.”
The Jolla smartphone supports all Android applications as well as intuitive native Sailfish OS apps.