The first batch of Jolla's Sailfish smartphones have all been spoken for

By Shawn Knight
Aug 22, 2013
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  1. The first wave of smartphones from Finnish handset maker Jolla have all been spoken for despite the fact that it isn’t slated for launch until the end of the year. The debut smartphone was unveiled back in May alongside an...

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  2. APPS? :confused:
  3. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,223   +953

    Yeah, they need apps for this to be successful.
  4. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Addict Posts: 600   +167

    I don't see the appeal in this...
    Sounds like BB10.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 4,298   +1,074

    I like the face of this device but I can't say I really like the way the turquoise battery integrates with it (I don't mind the colour though) and it does seem pricey for mid range specced blower but the availability of apps will really decide it's future.
  6. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    Ummm...a little high priced?
  7. QWales

    QWales TS Rookie

    Unless it does at least one thing better than the rest, my guess is it'll never get off the ground.
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,402   +1,901

    Apparently they could have been sold for more, if the first batch has already been spoken for.
  9. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    For more than $515? Who are buying these up?
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,402   +1,901

    It is probably merchants, who think/know they will sale.
  11. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,102   +469

    People who want an uncommon, hardly-heard of and pointless-to-hack phone, who dont give two craps about angry birds. I would think. (Of course thats sorta counter productive if a quarter of a million of them get sold.)

    Sounds like a phone for me, if I were rich.
  12. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Enthusiast Posts: 430   +16

    It looks pretty...

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