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Here Comes the First Real Alternative to iPhone and Android

Mashable - If you talk to enough people at the Finnish mobile startup Jolla, at some point it occurs to you that the company it most resembles is Apple. Not the Apple of today, which is basically a half-trillion-dollar supply chain with a design appendage, but Apple back when it was Steve Jobs obsessing over the creation of the Macintosh, which was radical in its focus on the user. In demos, at least, Jolla’s decidedly different new mobile operating system (OS), called Sailfish, looks that good.

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-Mezzo-1329d ago

It sounds really interesting, well not interesting enough to dump my Android as soon as it comes out, but i'll be keeping an eye on Jolla Sailfish's progress.

mcstorm1328d ago

That looks a lot like the old TouchWiz on the Omnia. For me the best Mobile OS out there for looks and usability is Windows Phone 8.

Be good if they can get this OS selling well as it would be good to have a lot of choice rather than just Android IOS and WP8 at the moment.

illegalprelude1328d ago

What people don't realize is that it takes more than a fancy UI. You need developer support for great apps and a ecosystem. Jolla has none of these and thus, it will fail.

TwistedMetal1328d ago

lol this is no good and they just gave there ideas to apple and google and samsung to copy with this video

fatstarr1328d ago

they have a super uphill battle, its kinda late for this now. but all it is is a backing from a major major manufacturing company and a phone company maybe it can get 3% of the market.

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