The mobile operating system segment was much more competitive than it is today. Instead of just two operating systems, we had many more Operating Systems trying to gain a foothold in the market. However, most of them failed to stand up against Android which has become the dominant non-Apple smartphone operating system. Microsoft tried to consolidate its position with Windows Phone, however, it decided to completely kill the operating system suddenly. Some shady operating systems have tried to find their place in the mobile segment such as Ubuntu, BlackBerryOS, Samsung Tizen and SailfishOS. The latter is the only one that still exists, albeit in a limited form with only a few compatible devices. It’s hard to compete with Android and the ecosystem created with Google Mobile Services. Also, iOS users will not leave the iPhone ecosystem without a hard adjustment. Nevertheless, Jolla’s SailfishOS returned from the grave in an attempt to conquer the section or at least offer a valid alternative. Today, the latest Sailfish OS 4.4.0 repetition Compatible with Sony Xperia 10 III.
Jolla used its official website to announce the release of Sailfish OS 4.4.0 Vanha Rauma for the Sony Xperia 10 III. It is a relatively small operating system that reaches a smartphone that is not so popular. Anyway, those who have an Xperia 10 III can try something other than Android. The good news is that the software comes with Beta VoLTE support. So you can try your luck with calls using experimental LTE networks. The new hardware is already proving to work better in the new software.
Sailfish OS 4.4.0 brings several improvements, but there is a pitfall
According to the company, comparing the Xperia 10 II with the Sony Xperia 10 III with Sailfish OS 4.4.0, the Octane 2.0 browser benchmark jumped from 6,696 to 15,923 units. In addition, the refresh rate increased from 43 frames to 60 frames. In addition, the animations and background processes in the Sailfish operating system will be smoother and more responsive. The battery will also last longer thanks to deep optimizations. Compared to the previous model, the Xperia 10 III has a significant increase of 58 percent in battery life.
VoLTE Beta is disabled by default and must be activated manually according to the forum method. Unfortunately, the Sailfish OS needed a lot of customization to work fully. After all, this is not something “inherent”. Therefore, there are some issues, such as echo in calls used by internal speakers. The second problem is that only the main rear camera and the front camera work. Last but not least, to get Sailfish OS 4.4.0 you need to pay 49.9 euros. Yes, it is not free software.
The company promises subsequent software updates and long-term customer support.