Cononical And BQ Unveils Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition Smartphone

Posted By:

    Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu OS, has launched its second Ubuntu smartphone - the Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition, teaming up with Spanish phone maker BQ.

    Cononical And BQ Unveils Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition Smartphone

    Back in February, 2015, Canonical and BQ, announced the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition; its first handset running the Ubuntu operating system. Unlike its predecessor, the original Aquaris E5 HD was previously launched with Android OS on board.

    Recommended: Lava Iris 100 Lite, Entry-Level Smartphone With Dual-SIM On Sale At Rs.3,049

    The Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition comes with several improvements over its predecessor. As the name suggests, the smartphone sports a 5 inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution at 294ppi. It will be powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor from MediaTek, coupled with 1GB of RAM and includes 16GB of built-in storage.

    Cononical And BQ Unveils Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition Smartphone

    Furthermore, the smartphone holds a 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front-facing camera and supports dual-SIM.

    Recommended: Google Cardboard VR Headset: All You Need to Know

    The Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition will be available by mid-June in Europe through BQ's online store. The unlocked smartphone is priced at EUR 199.90, which roughly translates to Rs. 12,770 at the current conversion rate.

    Source

    X

    Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews - Gizbot

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more