The Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus is now collaborating with Canonical to bring the Ubuntu OS to its popular handset - the OnePlus One.
The company has announced on its forum that not only the OnePlus One gets the Ubuntu OS, but also the Ubuntu OS ROM for OnePlus X is also on the way. However, the Ubuntu OS ROM for the OnePlus One is not the final version.
"Be aware, the Ubuntu release that is currently available for the OnePlus One remains a work in progress and more features are expected to be added to the build in the future," the company said in the forum post.
Just to recall, the OnePlus One features a 5.5-inch Full HD display offering a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels slapped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on it. It is powered by Qualcomm's one of the latest SoCs Snapdragon 801 with 2.5GHz Quad-core CPUs.
On the imaging front, the handset is pretty equipped, as it uses a 13-megapixel camera with Sony's IMX214 stacked sensor with 6-element lens, f/2.0 aperture, dual LED flash and 4K video recording. Moreover, a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper with f/2.0 aperture is also a standard one.
Interested users can flash the Ubuntu OS ROM on their OnePlus One smartphones from a dedicated website. Well, we have listed all the key features, that OnePlus One will get with Ubuntu OS ROM. Have a look at the slider below to know more.
Ubuntu offers quick access to all of your content and the full command line interface.
Revolve around your life
The tailor-made smartphone version of Ubuntu was meticulously designed to revolve around your life.
Ubuntu's scopes bring everything you need together on one screen, so your favorite services and content are always within reach. It give you related content on one screen, instead of hiding it behind different apps. So everything you look for in life is now right at your fingertips.
Everything you expect, designed beautifully
Ubuntu OS includes all the smartphone essentials, crafted with breathtaking attention to detail. From edges that enable you to navigate faster to details like the striking clock face, nothing has been overlooked in the quest for mobile perfection
The Ubuntu Store
You can choose from a wide range of scopes and apps in the Ubuntu Store from partners such as Time Out, Twitter and Euronews. All of these and many more are available for download in just a few taps.