Ubuntu Smartphones To Arrive In October Says Canonical CEO

By 07:11 Thu, 15 Jul 2021 Comments

Smartphones specifically designed and built to run the Ubuntu mobile operating system are going to start shipping in October this year.

The information comes from Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth. He added that Ubuntu for smartphones will also hit a couple of "large geographic markets". Although he didn't specify them, he trecent WSJ that "North America is absolutely a key market for Ubuntu.".

Additionally, according to Mr. Shuttleworth, Ubuntu has got the necessary attention from multiple carriers, which are going to back the newborn mobile Operating System (OS) at its launch. However, which ones exactly remains a mystery.

App developers and Ubuntu enthusiasts will have access to the Linux-driven Operating System (OS) as early as the discontinue of this month when Canonical is going to release a special Read-Only Memory (ROM) for the Galaxy Nexus.

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