Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Feb 2014 23:21 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes to see an Ubuntu phone before the end of this year. Nevertheless, now that some phone manufacturers are on board with the project, we've been able to play with a couple of prototypes: One was just a non-functioning handset from a Spanish company called BQ, showing off plain but solid build quality reflective of a mid-tier device. The other was more interesting - a re-purposed Android handset from a second Ubuntu partner, Meizu, which makes light work of the operating system and interface.

It looks a bit choppy to me, but alas, it's a development build.

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by kurkosdr on Fri 28th Feb 2014 10:17 UTC
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The ability to dock a smartphone and have a full desktop. That's all I care about when it comes to Ubuntu smartphones.

Did they revealed when it 'll be available and what are the hardware requirements for it?

Edited 2014-02-28 10:18 UTC

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