Finnish smartphone startup Jolla is hoping to break into the tablet market with its Sailfish OS running on a device with a high-resolution 7.85-inch screen.
No one seems to have to told the Finns how tough the tablet market is, though: Jolla’s launch comes a day after its neighbor Nokia returned to the tablet market with the Android-based N1.
Jolla, which means dinghy in Finnish, was founded in 2011 by a group of former Nokia employees, and the company started selling its first smartphone in November last year.
The Jolla Tablet will start shipping during the second quarter next year, and it can be preordered via Jolla’s new Indiegogo campaign, which also launched on Wednesday. The 1,000 devices that were available for 9 including shipping sold out quickly.