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First Ubuntu-powered smartphone is finally released

Posted February 10, 2015

The world’s first Ubuntu phone – the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition – will be available across Europe from The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is dual SIM and completely unlocked; consumers will be able to use it with their current networks.

The smartphone has a 4.5-inch, 540×960 resolution display and Dragontrail glass for protection, and a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek Cortex A7 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, expandable to 32 GB via a microSD card, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel on the front camera.

Ubuntu for phones on the BQ Aquaris E4.5

Ubuntu’s scopes is attractive feature, that gives you related content on one screen, instead of hiding it behind different apps. The smartphone will have top 50 apps including Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Evernote and Amazon.

One of the big differences between Ubuntu phone and other mobile operating systems is that it’s designed to work like a desktop OS when connected to a big screen. Instead of mirroring the screen you can use the OS like Ubuntu on a PC or laptop.

The phone is now available for sale all over Europe for €169.90.

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