Now tablets are a thing again.... Is there any interest from the porting community?

I don’t think it’s really for a tablet, but such commit looks very promising :

(spoiler, it’s to advertise the presence of a mouse to the application layers)

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Perhaps the Hisense A7cc It’s 6.7inch eink screen.

I would love to have an eink screen, to get continuous on screen for ebook and maps in particular.
The challenge being to get the special eink screen drivers into the sfos android.

[btw there are also the older A5C and A6L(6" dual screen) both with qualcomm chips, that can be rooted]


haha! a kobo sage running jolla would be smashing!

YES PLEASE!!! :smiley:

In fact I think someone ported Jolla Sailfish to some old Samsung Note phones and perhaps some lessons can be learned from that experience ?!


The Lenovo Legion Y700 tablet with 8.8" 120hz screen and 256Gb of UFS 3.1 storage - SD 870:

I believe I remember a statement like “pen works like mouse” in the context of the notes port from tmo.
I am not sure if this is really what you desire here, but for me flawless pen support seems to be more an issue of supporting apps than supporting os.

Has a Sony tablet been anounced in the end?

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and the Oppo Pad - 10.95" 12hz screen - SD 870:

Are there any indications that the binary blobs for porting are freely available for these devices? Can’t see this from the linked site (well, maybe I did not look hard enough…)

honestly no idea.

i present this thread more as a guage of sentiment in support of sfos on tablets - in light of the improved availability of tablet devies.

What abou the JingPad A1:

Seems to allready run some open Linux OS called JingOS (which I never heard before) but seems to be a Linux LSB system with KDE desktop and might serve as an ideal base for a sailfish port…


yes i got also two xperia Tablets one scorpion and one scorpion-windy.
Its a pity that we stuck on
In my opionion it is a wonderful device.


If the stylus works in the OS correctly then the apps are not an issue at all… :wink:

A Sailfish OS tablet is urgently needed ! Or better two, one in the 300-350 Euro range and another cheap one.

I would happily help with a test deployment!

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are any of the above vendors known for releasing the binary blobs in the way sony does with its AOSP builds?


From looking at the available devices in LineageOS (very few Lenovo tablets, despite abundant number of published devices, no Oppo devices) I would conclude that blobs are not accessible. For Jing nothing can be said because it’s their first device.


My trusty (and old, and slow, but adequate for the most part) Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is stuck at, SFOS 3.x, and I would absolutely love to see an officially supported tablet!

I haven’t been following the tablet trend lately, but it looks like the two big names (Samsung and Lenovo) dominate the market. How could we persuade Sony enter the game again? :-/ Their smartphones are great, especially the cameras in them, and I bet the tech would stretch (pun intented) to tablets nicely!


New Motorolla tablet using the SD 680 soc:

These guys are usually pretty good at the ‘open’ thing, right?

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