Ubuntu Smartphones finally arrive in India

BQ a spanish mobile phone maker announced to launch it’s first Ubuntu phone in India.

There was a huge demand from the tech geeks to have a Phone running on Ubuntu OS in India as people were already happy with the Ubuntu OS for PC and laptops.

BQ which launched it’s Ubunto OS based smartphone in world decided to expand it’s market base by launching it in India.

BQ announced it’s exclusive partnership with E commerce retail Snapdeal to sell ubuntu based smartphone in September first week.

Two model will be launched in India i.e Aquaris E4.5 and Aquaris E5 with the price tag of 11,999 and 13,499.

An executive of BQ india said in a statement that “There’s been palpable demand for Ubuntu Phones in India since the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition was launched earlier this year. India has long been, and continues to be, a priority market for Ubuntu, having had a successful and established PC business in the region for many years”

Aquaris E4.5 has 8 GB internal memory with  1GB RAM and Mediatek quad core cortex A7 processor. It features  a 5MP front and 8 Mp rear camera having dual flash.

Meanwhile the senior model of BQ i.e E5 has 5MP front and 13MP rear camera powered by high quality Largan lenses. This phone comes with 16GB version with MicroSD card option to expand the memory of phone.

Tech experts says that Ubuntu will change the whole UI of the smartphone industry and give an edge to android too.


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