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Want an Ubuntu Touch smartphone? Probably have to wait until 2015

Popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, released by Canonical, sets its sights on the smartphone market with Ubuntu Touch
| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jan 16, 2014 8:00 am

Interested users will have to likely wait until 2015 for the first wave of Ubuntu Touch smartphones, according to Canonical. It was only last month when it was promised the first Ubuntu Touch smartphone, manufactured by an unnamed hardware partner, would be released sometime in 2014.




"Longer-term we would love to see the major OEM/carriers shipping Ubuntu handsets, said Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager, in a statement. "This is a long road though with many components, and I would be surprised if we see anything like this before 2015."


The consumer market is extremely competitive with Google Android, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows Phone fighting for users - and seeing the popular Ubuntu Linux OS migrate to the mobile space will help shake things up further.


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