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NEW DELHI -- Jolla, smartphone company from Finland, and India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal.com today announced an exclusive partnership to launch the Jolla smartphone in India.

Jolla is a new Finnish smartphone running its independent operating system, Sailfish OS. Based on the heritage of Meego, an open source operating system formerly developed by Nokia among others, the Jolla smartphone offers a distinct user experience, unlike any of the competition.

The exciting new Jolla smartphone with its distinct button-less design, unique Sailfish OS gesture-based user experience, and Android application compatibility will be available in India exclusively on Snapdeal.com within a month.

Sami Pienimäki, Co-founder and CMO of Jolla comments: “India is the rising smartphone market of the world and we look forward to welcoming many new Jolla fans across the country. Since late 2011 when we established the company Jolla, we have received a tremendous amount of interest from India to enter this great market. In particular we have found it very encouraging how much there is interest and trust for mobile heritage coming from Finland, and what kind of development opportunities there are to start to develop e.g. local applications for India. We are super excited to be partnering with the market leader Snapdeal, who has extensive reach in the booming online commerce market of India. Through this position, we are confident to reach those interested in a true alternative to the mainstream players.”

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