Jolla Tablet Raises $1 Million in Funding Within 48 Hours

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Jolla recently launched Jolla Tablet as a crowdfunding project, and within less than 48 hours, the project has crossed the $1 million (roughly Rs. 6.1 crores) mark in funding. The firm was looking to raise $380,000 to successfully fund the project, a target that was achieved within hours of launch.

The campaign started by a team of ex-Nokia employees, at the time of writing, sits at $1,043,019 (roughly Rs. 6.4 crores). The initial backers would’ve received the tablet for as low at $189 (approximately Rs. 11,500), though all those slots are now sold out. The tablet is now available at $209 (approximately Rs. 12,500). The company notes that the tablet will be available in the following regions: EU, Norway, Switzerland, USA, India, China, Hong Kong, and Russia, with a $20 (approximately Rs. 1,200) shipping fee. The estimated delivery of the Jolla Tablet is listed as May 2015.

For specifications, the Jolla Tablet features a 7.85-inch display with a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels and offers a pixel density of 330ppi. The screen resolution of Jolla Tablet is reminiscent to the Nexus 9, iPad mini 3, and the Nokia N1. Meanwhile, the pixel density is slightly higher than iPad mini 3 and Nokia N1 both sporting 326ppi pixel densities.

Jolla Tablet runs Sailfish OS 2.0 version and offers a gesture-based interface. It will be powered by a 1.8GHz quad-core 64-bit Intel (unspecified chipset) processor alongside 2GB of RAM. The tablet includes 32GB of built-in storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to additional 32GB). The tablet sports 5-megapixel rear camera while there is a 2-megapixel front camera also on board. The rear camera can record full-HD videos at 60fps.

Jolla Tablet is backed by a 4300mAh battery. The Wi-Fi only tablet also comes with Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and GPS. The Jolla Tablet will feature three sensors accelerometer, light sensor, and proximity sensor. It measures 203x137x8.3mm and weighs 384 grams.

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