The first Ubuntu smartphone – BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition come with Scope centric OS and magic edges design, will be available in the coming days on BQ.com, through a series of “flash sales” cost 169.90 Euros (~ $193 / £127). The exact date, time and URL of the flash sales will be announced on the Ubuntu and BQ Twitter accounts as well as the Ubuntu Facebook and Google+ pages starting this week.
- Scoce-centric feature.
- Shipped with native browser, music, camera, gallery, media player, calculator (along with phone/messaging/contacts apps of course) apps and so on, with more available via Ubuntu Store.
- Able to run HTML5 web apps as well as native QML apps.
- Magic Edges uses all four screen edges for navigation, app switching, settings and indicators
Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition hardware specifications:
- Screen: 4.5”, 540×960 resolution
- Dimensions: 137 x 67 x 9 mm / 123 g weight
- CPU: Quad Core Cortex A7 up to 1.3 GHz MediaTek
- GPU: Mali 400 up to 500 MHz
- Camera: 8 Mpx rear interpolated (Dual-flash and autofocus), 5 Mpx front
- Internal memory: 8 GB
- RAM: 1 GB
- Battery: LiPo 2150 mAh
- Dual micro-SIM
- MicroSD slot, up to 32 GB
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth® 4.0
- 2G GSM (850/900/1800/1900)
- 3G HSPA+ (900/2100)
- GPS and A-GPS
- LED notification, Dolby® sound technology, FM radio, microphone, noise canceller
- Price: €169.90