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#1 yanike


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Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:51 PM

Perfectly distilled.



Ubuntu now fits your phone

Introducing the superphone that’s also a full PC






#2 WhistAler



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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:40 PM

Great news! :D


For those who don't want to watch the 22 minutes long video, the Ubuntu interface will feature the following:


1. Edge magic: thumb gestures from all four edges of the screen enable users to find content and switch between apps faster than other phones.

2. Deep content immersion—controls appear only when the user wants them.

3. A beautiful global search for apps, content, and products.

4. Voice and text commands in any application for faster access to rich capabilities.

5. Both native and Web or HTML5 apps.

6. Evolving personalized art on the welcome screen.


Entry-level Ubuntu phones will require a 1Ghz Cortex A9 processor and between 512MB and 1GB of memory, while the high-end superphones that double as PCs will require a quad-core A9 or Intel Atom processor and at least 1GB RAM.


Read more here!

Edited by WhistAler, 02 January 2013 - 08:41 PM.

#3 Vegetto



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Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:22 PM

What a nice start of the year! I love Ubuntu. :heart:

#4 Phenom II

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 12:11 AM

I watched the whole video and it looks pretty neat, I was hoping for a download but guess we have to wait for CES


They say it will run on any Android device due to driver compatibility, I hope so but can't see it being very easy, I have the ASUS Transformer and for the past year or so people on XDA have ported Ubuntu to it and its a LONG Difficult process to get it working as a daily driver

Edited by Phenom II, 03 January 2013 - 12:12 AM.

#5 Jatin



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 12:50 AM

I love how competition is leading to innovations in smartphone market.

#6 R@6271M3



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 01:38 AM

This will be my next phone. Windows Phone can wait! :D

#7 Maximum Payne

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

I lol'd at ''one search to rule them all''.

#8 SurB86



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:58 AM

Finally a "true" Linux phone!

#9 D7777



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 12:09 PM

The phone looks like Galaxy Nexus.

#10 FalseAgent


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Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:32 PM

The phone looks like Galaxy Nexus.

That's because it is  :)  owners of the Galaxy Nexus will be able to try this on their phones when it's made available for download!



I am actually pretty sold on this. This isn't just Ubuntu's entry into mobile, they're strengthening their space in the desktop and in their brand as well. This is awesome, because I consider to Ubuntu to be the only other consumer OS that can be used on PC hardware.

Edited by FalseAgent, 03 January 2013 - 05:00 PM.

#11 pcHuntqwerty



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

Engadget's hands-on review


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Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:44 AM

The most innovative notification bar I have ever seen!

#13 hb860


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Posted 04 January 2013 - 04:31 PM


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