Jolla and Intex Technologies launch world's first licensed Sailfish OS smartphone

Intex Technologies has begun sales of the first device to license Jolla’s Sailfish OS.

The Aqua Fish is available through online channels in India, and is the world’s first device to license the OS from the Finnish smartphone manufacturer. Developed by Intex in close partnership with Jolla, Aqua Fish is competitively priced at INR 5,499 (US$82) and is currently available via Ebay India. It is due to launch on Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal in the coming weeks.

The smartphone comes with all new Sailfish OS 2.0 with an easy-to-learn gesture only user interface, and features a 5-inch HD IPS display, supported by 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM and expandable memory card slot. Weighing in at just 150g, it sports a sleek design and offers a rich set of UI elements with an animated and touch-enabled user interface, as well as the full support of Android applications.

Sami Pienimäki, Jolla co-founder, comments: “We are very excited and proud to witness the launch of Aqua Fish, the first Sailfish OS powered smartphone licensed by a major device vendor. With Intex Aqua Fish, smartphone lovers in India will get the possibility to experience a totally new, fast and smooth user experience, and run their favourite Android apps in a totally new environment.”

“At Intex, we make sure that latest technology is delivered to the consumers at competent prices. Sailfish OS is a young mobile OS; a challenger with a lot of promise. We are confident that our consumers will enjoy the Sailfish experience on the Aqua Fish,” stated Keshav Bansal, Director, Intex Technologies.

Aqua Fish is powered with a 1.3 GHz quad core processor and features a 2500mAh battery and powerful 8MP rear and 2 MP front cameras with LED Flash to capture vivid images. The smartphone’s users can enjoy the full support of Android applications and change the phone's user interface according to their mood. 

Sign-up to our weekly newsletter

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news, articles, event and product updates posted on Developing Telecoms.
Subscribe to our FREE weekly email newsletters for the latest telecom info in developing and emerging markets globally.
Sending occasional e-mail from 3rd parties about industry white papers, online and live events relevant to subscribers helps us fund this website and free weekly newsletter. We never sell your personal data. Click here to view our privacy policy.