Nokia N9 running on Sailfish OS captured on a video
New video reveals how Nokia N9 can work with Sailfish OS installed on it
The first Sailfish OS – running smartphone Jolla is already officially announced, but did you know that the operating system can work on Nokia N9 as well? The developers working on the young platform are open for experiments. The most interesting one is shown on a video below. You can see how the developers are making it possible for the platform to run on Nokia N9.
They use an unofficial port and that is why the Sailfish OS is working only partly. Some of the features are just now working, like the GPS, the camera and the app for the time and date. The platform that runs on Nokia N9 is not compatible with Android, while the original Sailfish OS is. The developers not only show the video of the flashing the platform on the smartphone but also provide detailed instructions for users that want to give it a try. What will you need? First – Nokia N9 device. Second – the ROM for Sailfish OS. However always keep in mind that the ROM is unofficial which means that you are taking some risks when installing it. If you give it a try, please share your experience and impressions.
The Sailfish OS is powering only one model in the tech world for now – the Jolla phone. It was recently unveiled and open for pre-orders via the website of Jolla. The new platform has a lot of advantages and many experts predict bright future for Sailfish OS. For example, it is compatible with Android apps which already make it more popular amongst vast number of users. The Jolla phone is purposed for big international release. Users in 135 countries will be able to get the smartphone with the young Sailfish OS pre-installed. Users who want to flash the platform on their Android devices can also do that with the ROM published by Jolla. The price of the first phone powered by the OS is €399.