This week Jolla has announced that their Sailfish OS is now compatible with Android hardware and Android applications enabling users of the Sailfish OS to use the gesture based operating system in Android app stores worldwide.
The Sailfish OS is a Linux-based mobile operating system developed by Jolla in cooperation with the Mer project and supported by the Sailfish Alliance and has been specifically designed for mobile devices.
In todays press release Jolla announced that “Users enjoying the unique gesture-based and modern Sailfish OS user experience will be able to take full advantage of the Android application ecosystem available through various app stores globally.”
“Jolla has made a major breakthrough in Android hardware compatibility by developing Sailfish OS to run on common hardware produced for Android, particularly smartphones and tablets. Vendors interested to utilise Sailfish OS are now able to develop phones and tablets based on many different chipset and hardware configurations.”
For more information on the new Sailfish OS compatibility with Android devices jump over to the Jolla website for details.