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Not Everyone Who Ordered A Jolla Tablet Will Receive One

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While Jolla was saved last month by a fresh round of financing, even now not everyone who backed the Jolla Tablet project on IndieGoGo will be receiving a tablet.

Jolla announced in their New Year's Greeting, "The bad news here is that we are not able to complete the production to fulfill all contributions. In other words, all of our backers will not get a Jolla Tablet." But Jolla's Juhani Lassila says that people won't go empty-handed but they are working on "some positive surprises" for those not receiving a Jolla Tablet. Details on how these backers will be compensated has yet to be explained.

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    During 2015 we also worked hard on the Jolla Tablet project, which was first introduced in November 2014. Our very talented team made a lot of progress in the project, and the first small batch of Jolla Tablets were shipped in the autumn to our Indiegogo contributors. The project altogether had some serious unexpected setbacks in the autumn, and we were forced to postpone the whole project schedule many times – these were communicated in several blog posts along the summer and autumn.

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