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Ubuntu Touch preview for phone hands-on (Nexus 4)

0. phoneArena 21 Feb 2013, 16:54 posted on

Canonical released the Ubuntu Touch Preview today, so obviously we had to wipe our Nexus 4 and load up Ubuntu for a hands-on test. You've likely already seen the videos and release info for Ubuntu's new mobile optimized OS, so we'll just jump into it. The first thing that is important to keep in mind is that the Touch Preview is version 12.10, and the final phone version is planned for 13.10 (October 2013), so this is a very early build, and as such, there are a lot of things missing and not working so well...

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posted on 21 Feb 2013, 18:41 6

10. TechBuddha (banned) (Posts: 5; Member since: 12 Dec 2012)


Bring on Ubuntu Touch, Tizen and others. More options will be beneficial to consumers and the industry.

posted on 21 Feb 2013, 19:24 5

15. pookiewood (Posts: 566; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Windows Phone user but I wish Ubuntu Success. I'm loving the Underdogs, WP, BB and Conical/Ubuntu.

posted on 21 Feb 2013, 23:14 3

19. tusshharish (Posts: 341; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


dont make me wrong but if nokia consider ubuntu insted of android then it will be better................

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 08:56

24. Valdomero (Posts: 121; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


That is a MUST BUY for me, It would be swweeet to have a Nokia flavored Ubuntu phone :D

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 00:07

20. isprobi (Posts: 193; Member since: 30 May 2011)


This looks like a very poor implementation of BB10 on a phone. So is everybody going to put swipe control on their phones like the BB PlayBook had 2+ years ago?

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 01:07 2

21. jsdechavez (Posts: 701; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


You mean like the Nokia N9?

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 07:46 1

23. kostas12ldb (Posts: 51; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)


Nokia MeeGo.
The ghost of what could have been a worthy Android competitor.
MeeGo used swipe control first m8.

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