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Release news: Sailfish X 2.1.3.5 for Sony Xperia X

Sony Xperia X gets Sailfish OS with version Sailfish X 2.1.3.5 Kymijoki


October 11, 2017 Jolla in cooperation with Sony Open Devices program released an optional operating system for Sony Xperia X mobile phone. Other devices by Sony might follow up. Sailfish X, based on Sailfish OS by Jolla, Finland is a gesture based operating system developed on the grounds of Nokia's MeeGo. What are you getting, what might you miss?

This post also includes information about an unofficial, community ported version of Sailfish OS for Xperia X

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Software release: Sailfish OS 2.1.2.3 Kiiminkijoki

System update 2.1.2.3 for Jolla Phone, C, Tablet 


Available to download on Jolla branded devices starting on October 9, 2017 (phased release, so not for everybody in the first date), this update brings in new features like Dropbox V2 API, Android support update for Jolla C and Tablet, direct access to the camera from the lock screen, Mobile Device Management for corporate usage, new VPN features yet still on beta level, calendar cover showing more events, PyOtherSide 1.5 for coders etc. etc.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Sami Pienimäki at Mindtrek, Tampere, Finland

Mindtrek 2017, Tampere, Finland

September 20,2017 at 11:00 Mindtrek, Tampere, Finland. Sami Pienimäki, CEO & Co-founder of Jolla Ltd:

Sailfish OS: the Independent Alternative, and How to Build Products Based on Open Collaboration

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Sailfish OS 2.1.1.26 Jämsänjoki released for Jolla devices

System update 2.1.1.26 for Jolla Phone, C, Tablet 


Edit, Septemeber 21, 2017: This software update is discontinued. Users should wait for the release of Saifish OS 2.1.2 expected on October 11, 2017

Available to download on Jolla branded devices on August 29, 2017, this update brings in new features like direct access to the camera from the lock screen, Mobile Device Management (MDM) enablers intended for corporate usage, new VPN features, calendar cover showing more events, faster email app startup and of course, a load of bug fixes.

Update: Jolla ceases rollout of this version due to problems with security code in few user cases.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Sailfish OS for Sony Xperia X single SIM, model F5121


Interview on the collaboration between Jolla and Sony Open Devices program


The official version is on its way, targeting to support for example MS Exchange Active Sync, Android apps and 20 MPx resolution for the camera. But an unofficial Sailfish OS for Xperia X might become available even sooner via the porters community.

Sailfish OS is an alternative mobile operating system coming from Finland, running on top of Linux Kernel and Mer core. Via this collaboration, Sailfish OS expands its support to cover 64bit ARM.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Protect Net Neutrality - Join the worldwide campaign today

The "disturbing" pop-up was a one-timer only. First here ever, but this time really worth it: Sailfish OS Reviews shouts for #NetNeutrality among hundreds of other websites today. You can join the campaign here with your few lines - for the freedom of the internet!