Presented the first smartphone platform Ubuntu – Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition




The official presentation of the world’s first smartphone based on the operating system Ubuntu. The device is called Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. Novelty presented platform developers Canonical.


Ubuntu creator started the company to raise funds in the summer of 2013. The goal was set very seriously – get the amount of $ 32 million, which was supposed to go to the release of the smartphone upper price range Ubuntu Edge . As a result, there was collected and half the amount requested, the result was only $ 12.8 million.

It does not force developers to abandon plans to release Ubuntu-smartphone, resulting in a Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition of the Spanish company BQ. According to a press release from Canonical, the device will be available in Europe in the coming weeks. Its cost is only 170 euros.

Unfortunately, from a technological point it will be the average model. For this reason, the question arises whether there is enough performance to be smooth operation of the operating system. By the way, the developers did not call platform Ubuntu Phone or Ubuntu Touch, and followed the example of Microsoft and did not share the mobile and desktop versions of the OS using the names.


In Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition installed 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. As a platform solution supports quad-core MediaTek processor cores with Cortex-A7, operates at a frequency of 1.3 GHz. Amount of RAM is 1 GB. Flash memory provides 8 GB. Also aware of the cameras a resolution of 8 megapixels and 5.

Apparently, the model is identical to the normal unit Aquaris E4.5. This means that the smartphone battery capacity was 2150 mAh and is characterized by dimensions of 137 x 67 x 9 mm and weighs 123 g

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