YotaPhone moves to a new operating system
In spite of the fact that now the Russian YotaPhone smartphone works under control of the Android operating system, already very soon everything will change. The Finnish company Jolla became the winner of competition on import substitution in the field of mobile operating systems. As reports the "Sheet" portal, representatives of Jolla already met heads of the DEWS scientific and technological centers software companies and «A viola Linux» for discussion necessary доработкок the Finnish Sailfish mobile operating system that then to establish it on YotaPhone.
Under control of Sailfish the Minister of Communications of Russia Nikolay Nikiforov already has a YotaPhone smartphone prototype. However, the minister yet does not consider that the smartphone in such look is ready to a conclusion to the market. Sailfish is an operating system with the closed initial code, including some elements with an open code. It is development of such projects, as Mer, MeeGo and Maemo.
Developers of Sailfish in September, 2013 reported that their operating system on the basis of Linux is capable to start applications for Android as supports full program and hardware compatibility with OS from Google. Sailfish possesses the unique Covers interface which allows to operate applications from the uniform screen when you do not need to open each of them separately.
It is necessary to notice that only two companies participated in competition on import substitution: the Finnish Jolla with Sailfish and the Korean Samsung with Tizen. Koreans suggested to develop for the Russian smartphones a new operating system on the basis of own practices for 1,23 billion rubles 65 % from which should finance the state. The Finnish developer requested 2,225 billion rubles from which 1,89 billion will lay down on shoulders of the state budget. High degree of security of Sailfish, and also that fact became solving argument in competition that among shareholders of Jolla there are Russian citizens, for example Grigory Beryozkin.
In the near future Sailfish will be adapted under all hardware YotaPhone functions, and already in the near future on the basis of this operating system the protected smartphone for the staff of the state enterprises can be let out.