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Ubuntu Edge funding passes $4.5M, adds lower tiers that are going fast

0. phoneArena 24 Jul 2013, 10:15 posted on

It took just under 12 hours for the crowd-sourced funding campaign for the Ubuntu Edge to reach $2 million, mostly on donations jumping on the $600 tier to get a device. Once that tier sold out, funding slowed down a bit, but Canonical has added multiple new tiers to spur more donations, and those tiers are selling out fast...

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posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:28

1. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)

lol 720p display? bitch please

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:30 15

2. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)

You don't need 1080p, unless you honestly look through a microscope.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:35 2

4. zennacko (Posts: 237; Member since: 16 Jun 2013)

Fund some R&D and help them include an "Ultra-low power consumption 4k resolution 4.5 inches display that will have as many PPI as the device cost in USD!"

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 14:01

8. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)

Really nice device and a sprinter ahead of all race of present day, needs extensive funding. happy people are really supporting it. Its time for real convergence.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:33 2

3. SakuroAkino (banned) (Posts: 141; Member since: 12 Jul 2013)

next year already its time for 2K displays on smartphones

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:38 4

5. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

Lets see about that. Hah!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:45

6. kozza3 (Posts: 714; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)

why did they add so many different prices? it should have been $650 for everyone

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 10:49

7. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)

Last time I checked, it was $830 dollars for it, I think that too much(for me) but it is my dream device.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 14:15

9. SleepingOz (unregistered)

I donated $50.. lol

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 23:13

10. taikucing (unregistered)

This is my dream phone which can run as a PC. I hope it can be installed with windows OS so that I don't need to bring a heavy laptop to work.

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