Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Ubuntu Edge: Dual Boot OS Smartphone

Ubuntu Edge

Canonical turns to Indiegogo for funding of their latest project, the Ubuntu Edge. The project aims to provide a low-volume, high-technology platform, crowdfunded by enthusiasts and mobile computing professionals. The Ubuntu Edge is a smarthphone that can be converted to a full blown computing device (Ubuntu PC) when connected to a larger display.

It will boast a 4.5 inch HD pure Sapphire crystal display that only Diamond can scratch it and the smartphone will be housed in a textured amorphous metal. It will also be powered by the fastest multi-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The battery will be the a newer technology, a Silicon-Anode Li-Ion. It will be a dual boot Ubuntu Mobile and Android, therefore you won't have any problem looking for your favorite apps.

The project is aiming for a huge $32,000,000 goal and as of this writing it already reached 10% or about $3.2 million.

Key Specs:

  • 4.5-inch HD (1280x720) pure Sapphire crystal display
  • Dual Boot: Ubuntu Mobile and Android
  • Full-pledge Ubuntu Desktop PC when docked
  • Fastest Multi-Core CPU
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 128GB of internal storage
  • 8MP low-light main camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n /
  • NFC 
  • GPS
  • MHL Connector
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer
  • HD Audio
Source: Indiegogo 

1 comment:

  1. Whoah, this sounds promising for the feature of device.



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