Jolla Working To Ship Sailfish OS 3.0 This Year

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 26 February 2018 at 06:36 AM EST. 6 Comments
Jolla is talking up Sailfish OS 3.0 this week at the Embedded World conference as the "next-generation of the independent mobile operating system" and plans to ship it this calendar year.

Sailfish 3 will focus on supporting a variety of devices, including down to feature phones, as well as wearables, tablets, and more. Among the features being talked about for Sailfish 3 are a variety of new APIs, full cloud integration, updated Qt integration, a variety of security improvements, better connectivity, new device categories, improved multi-tasking, and an updated visual style.

Some of the specifics include a feature phone user-interface, built-in hardware keyboard support, Bluetooth LE support, encrypted data/communication, "enablers for blockchain-based services", improved capabilities for corporate users, and updated Android support.

Jolla is looking at making Sailfish 3 available in Q3'2018. More details on their Sailfish 3 plans at
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