Jolla announces Intex as its first Sailfish OS licensing partner


Jolla today announced that the world’s first Sailfish OS licensing partner is Intex Technologies, currently thesecond largest smartphone maker of Indian origin. Jolla also introduced that Sailfish OS 2.0 is available on an optimised and scalable 4G LTE reference platform.

As part of Jolla’s BRICS country strategy, Jolla also announced the formation of Sailfish India, a regional mobile ecosystem for India together with leading Internet and online sales companies Times Internet and Snapdeal. The aim for Sailfish India is to develop a unique Indian mobile ecosystem, which will lead to greater differentiation in the market with more choices for consumers, higher user satisfaction and better revenues for local businesses. Further Sailfish India partners will be announced later.

The world’s first licensing partner to utilise the Sailfish OS 2.0 platform is Intex Technologies, second largest smartphone vendor of Indian origin, who will bring Sailfish OS based products to the market later in 2015.

With the release of Sailfish OS 2.0, the next generation version of its mobile operating system, Jolla is now set to license its OS to device vendors globally. To enable quick time-to-market for licensing partners, Jolla has developed a range of optimised Sailfish OS hardware platforms from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200/600/800 configurations, a highly scalable mobile processor family offering 4G LTE to everyone in all price ranges.