What would big tech shows be without awards? MWC 2015 also included an awards ceremony, that offered the Jolla Tablet the title of “Best Tablet of MWC 2015”. Also known as the world’s first crowdsourced tablet, Jolla’s device runs Sailfish OS and received an impressive amount of funding online.

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The product’s award was presented by Trusted Reviews. Marc Dillon, cofounder and CEO of Jolla said that Sailfish OS 2.0 and the Jolla Tablet were both very well received at MWC 2015 and that he was excited for the award. The Jolla Tablet can be found on Indiegogo.com, until the end of March and its first shipments will be happening in Q2 2015.

The device’s priced for a 64 GB unit is $249 if you take part in the whole Indiegogo thing. The funds are at 2.2 million dollars right now. The slate features a 64 bit 1.8 GHz quad core Intel CPU, 2 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of storage, a microSD card slot and a 7.85 inch IPS display with a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. There’s also a 5 megapixel back camera and a front 2 MP shooter and a 4450 mAh battery.

  • Robert Jasiek

    It says something about the introduction of new tablets at the MWC that the Jolla wins. It has a mirroring display and so fails to approach at least the moderate mirroring of the iPad Air 2. Maybe the mirroring is similar to the iPad Mini 2? The Jolla is less pleasantly rounded at its side edges than the Nokia N1, so why is the Jolla preferred to it? Maybe because of offering some alternative operating system? We see a tablet rewarded that has something to offer but also fails at obvious aspects. This is unfortunate because there is no new tablet that would not have its serious drawbacks, and probably more of them than the Jolla. The situation continues to be sad and we are supposed to wait another 4, or maybe, more months for Cherry Trail, several months for an iPad Pro, wait for new Microsoft tablets and continue to wait for the first reliable 4:3 Windows tablet ever. Is this really all the tablet industry can offer?

  • asdf

    The ‘Nokia’ N1 ist yet another Tablet-drop in an Ocean. Jolla deserved it. And yes – the industry can offer no more, making the Jolla tablet unique, special, and the best Tablet (especially for its price) choice for many people. So what’s your point?
    Of course it is about the OS. Not only the intuitive, fast and easy way to use it but also the GNU/Linux OS utilizing the Power of the Intel SoC and making it a real computer, not a crippled version of one. And obviously, the hardware specs are not bad at all