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Jolla Oy[1] (sometimes referred to as Jolla Ltd.) is an independent designer, developer and vendor of various mobile devices as well as their open Sailfish OS and Mer Core open source projects.[3] Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Jolla has research and development (R&D) office in Helsinki and Tampere and also an R&D department and office in Cyberport Hong Kong, and they are establishing R&D and operations in China.

Jolla, in Finnish, is pronounced 'yolla'.

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