It’s been quite a long wait since the Linux based Ubuntu Touch OS was first announced on January 02, 2013 to get the full- fledged Ubuntu Phone running the Ubuntu Touch OS. Yes, today the Ubuntu Phone is going on sale for the very first time for £169.90.


BQ Aquaris E4.5 has two variants, one is the Android variant and the other is the Ubuntu variant. Both the models have identical specifications and the only difference is that both run on two different Operating Systems.

Specifications of BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition:

  • 5 inch IPS display
  • 540×960 resolution with 240 PPI
  • Dragontrail glass for scratch and impact resistance
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Media Tek Processor
  • Mali 400 GPU
  • 8 GB internal memory (expandable upto 32 GB)
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Dual SIM
  • 8 MP rear camera with Dual LED flash, supports 1080p video recording
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 2150 mAh battery


BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is the first device to run Ubuntu OS out of the box giving the world a new way to experience the world of smartphones weighing at just 123 grams & measuring 137x67x9 mm is very pocketable. Being an open source OS, we are hopeful that in time to come we will have loads of customisation available to this OS.

Let us know what you feel about this new entrant in the market in the comments below & stay tuned for more tech buzz.


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