Smartphone - £270
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Jolla Smartphone
Jolla was formed by a team of ex-Nokia employees in 2012 and this is the first smartphone that they have released under their own name. It runs on a bespoke operating system called Sailfish, however, it is compatible with Android apps. The back plate is detachable and, depending upon which back plate you have connected, it can dictate the wallpaper and theme of the phone.
This phone has a 4.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 245PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Jolla Smartphone has a 8MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 2MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.4GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 45 out of 100.
The Jolla Smartphone has an estimated battery life of around 10 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2100mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Jolla Smartphone comes with 16GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 64GB external storage.
The Jolla Smartphone comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. This phone also has NFC which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Jolla Smartphone has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps. Access to the Google Play store must be done through a third party application such as Yandex. Once there, Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Jolla Smartphone is a very competent smartphone. It comes loaded with features and performs very well in all areas. This is a good alternative to the Windows, Android and IOs operating systems and bodes well for future releases.