Intex Partners With Jolla For Sailfish OS 2.0 Licensing

Domestic handset manufacturer, Intex has partnered with Finland based company Jolla (developer of Sailfish OS), for Sailfish OS 2.0 licensing. With this tie-up, Intex Technologies has become first licensing associate in the world to use Sailfish OS 2.0 in its devices. While the partnership has already been announced, Intex devices based on Sailfish operating system are likely to be launched in fourth quarter of 2015 (i.e. Oct-Nov-Dec 2015)

To remind you, Sailfish OS 2.0 offers new features and improved performance, better Android application compatibility, enhanced UI, better multi-tasking and much more.

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“We are very excited to be the world’s first licensing partner for Sailfish OS and look forward to utilizing the great user experience of the next generation Sailfish OS 2.0 in our products. Together with the Sailfish India ecosystem partners we believe that we can provide an exciting new choice for smartphone lovers in India and later globally as well. With an open platform like Sailfish OS we have a magnificent opportunity to offer great locally relevant premium content to our customers, all integrated directly into the smartphone’s operating system, said Mr. Sanjay Kalirona, Head Mobile Business, Intex Technologies.

With this association, Intex has tapped the untapped potential to become first deomestic smartphone maker to bring the Sailfsh OS to the county. The motive behind the Sailfish India partnership is to being more choices for the buyers and offer high customer satisfaction.

“In our BRICS country strategy we have been proceeding fastest in India, which is one the most important markets in the future of mobile. We have seen a lot of interest among Indian mobile device manufacturers, digital media houses, and operators, and they are all very keen to work with an alternative to the currently dominating mobile operating systems. India needs and deserves its own regional mobile ecosystem, an open platform, which supports local Indian services and businesses,” said Mr. Antti Saarnio, Executive Chairman of Jolla.

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