Rugged Turing Phone to Run on Sailfish OS, Not Android


blackphoneTuring Robotic Industries this week announced that it has uninstalled Google’s Android mobile platform in favor of Jolla’s Sailfish OS in its yet-to-appear secure smartphone. The Turing Phone, molded from a single unit of the Liquidmorphium liquid-metal alloy, is designed to be more durable to absorb shocks and prevent screen breakage. Preorder pricing ranges from $610 for the 16-GB version to $870 for the 128-GB model. TRI started taking preorders for the smartphone last year….

The Sailfish OS is optimized to run fast on the Turing Phones and the Snapdragon 801 processor, according to the notice.

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