Spanish company BQ and Canonical are collaborating for the release of the second smartphone nbased on the Ubuntu operating system, the Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition.
In February of this year, BQ launched the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, the world´s first smartphone featuring the Ubuntu operating system.
This latest model, the Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition, comes with a host of features including a 5" display with IPS HD technology, HD screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 380 cd/m2 maximum brightness. It also includes a MediaTek Quad Core Cortex A7 processor that runs at up to 1.3 GHz, an internal memory of 16 GB and 1 GB RAM. Additionally, it features a 5 megapixel front camera and 13 megapixel rear camera, equipped with Largan lenses and BSI sensors. Other features of note include dual flash and Full HD video recording (1080p).
As with all BQ smartphones, the Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition comes fully unlocked with dual SIM functionality so that users have the freedom to select their operator of choice and can use SIMs from two different operators.
The device will be available for purchase from mid-June, across the entire European Union from the BQ online store for €199.90.