The Chinese manufacturer confirms that it has signed an agreement that will provide us with the first commercial smart devices based on the mobile version of the popular Linux distribution
It is not easy to have a new mobile operating system in a market where three giant companies pour billions of dollars and fight each other nonstop, but there are מספר Examples That with a little luck and ability - you can find a suitable target audience and also succeed.
The new actress who wants to try her luck in the field is none other than Canonical, which is known for its popular Linux distribution and its friendly Ubuntu. The ubuntu for smartphones We first met more than a year ago, And now there is finally Approval (Official, ostensibly) The fact that the first devices to run it are on their way to market - thanks to Chinese manufacturer Meizu, which has already gained a name as a who Who does not really like going with the flow and norms Of the industry.
First smartphones to be based on Ubuntu Touch Are expected to reach store shelves in China and Europe sometime in the next four months Meizu, The MX4, will be the first or one of the first to be offered as part of this intriguing collaboration.
What will make you consider (if at all) purchasing an Ubuntu-based smartphone - a wink price, unique features, sympathy for the stationary version of the system or just general disgust at what Apple has, Google And Microsoft to offer? Share comments with us.
updating: Another updated picture of the MX4 is running up to the network,Ubuntu Touch - and this seems to once again reinforce estimates that this model will indeed be offered soon with Canonical's new system.