Although there was big hype in last week that the company name Jolla working on to build a smartphone based on Linux-based MeeGo smartphone platform that was abandoned by Nokia. The company taking its next step has signed its first contract.
Jolla will sell its MeeGo-based smartphone in China through Chinese retail chain called the D.Phone Group, confirmed through a recent statement published by Androidistica, a Finnish blog. Jolla is based in Finland, being formed of and comprised of former Nokia employees.
“China has the largest and most rapidly expanding smartphone market in the world,” Jolla chairman Antti Saarnio said in the statement. “This agreement with D.Phone is a major step in Jolla’s journey towards becoming a significant player in the global smartphone market.”
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