Sailfish OS

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An independent, partner friendly operating system that fosters innovation. It's unlike what you're used to. But once you get the hang of the gesture based Sailfish OS, you'll never want to go back. The highly adaptive Sailfish OS contains Open Source Software building blocks, welcoming collaboration or simply, free-time hacking.

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Sailfish OS review by Dusan D.
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"Sailfish is a great mobile operating system for tinkering with, but isn’t as compatible as Android."

What do you like best?

SailfishOS is free and open-source, and greatly resembles Linux. It’s split up in packages and all of the core updates get pushed off via Git. The OS uses a beautiful UI, that’s fluid and fast. It’s great to code for, with a bunch of libraries and tools to even edit the OS itself.

What do you dislike?

The things that make Sailfish great end up being its downfall as well. It’s split into packages, (Android app support being one of them), so you cannot ensure that your end users will have the required configuration that your app or service requires. Its UI is great, but limiting at the same time. It’s not supported and services that require Android as it’s main system (such as some of Google’s developer services) don’t work at all.

Recommendations to others considering the product

While Sailfish is a notch above it’s competitors, the open-source Linux-based mobile OS market, it still suffers from the same issues that similar products, like Tizen, those being lack of support in the mainstream market, and lack of an active userbase.

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Sailfish is good for initial testing of apps or projects that you want to roll out, as it lets you have much more precise control over the app’s behavior, down to the kernel level, but as a platform to deploy on globally, it’s still cut short by the lack of compatibility and the lack of an active userbase.

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Sailfish OS review by frauzelimar p.
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"The improvements that sailfish brings to the independent android operating systems"

What do you like best?

This software comes to help the smart phones and tablets jolla, nokia and sony experia, which are compatible with android applications, you have the possibility to work in oda the screen of the device has the multitasking tool and has integrated services.

What do you dislike?

The software must be purchased, in the case of Sony, which will be added to the cost of the phone, that the phone must be released, that it can depend on a line, it can present problems, it is not available at a worldwide level.

Recommendations to others considering the product

To compete with android and iOS, they must take giant steps, software already integrated to the tlf without high prices so that people can buy them and begin to become familiar

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This software brings as an innovator that you can use the whole screen, where you make the competition to systems android and ios, however the theme that only functions for the brands mentioned above, limits that we can give better reference, it seems to be another option that is born in the market for lovers of fast phones. When you have a competition as big as iOS and Android, you must offer revolutionary things that visually capture the attention of the client, whether it is young, contemporary or older adult clients, always providing facilities to adiririr this software

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