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Ubuntu Phone – The biggest crowd-funding project to date?

Raising the 32 million dollars to create a new hybrid phone/computer, running Ubuntu and Android, has been called the largest crowd-funding project so far.
The Ubuntu Edge is promised to be the next step in phone/computer hybrids. The low-volume high-complexity approach is said to be similar to what F1 is for cars – an arena to try out new technology. The phone will be running both Android and Ubuntu as its OS, turning into an Ubuntu computer when hooked up to a screen. So what kind of hardware can be expected you may well ask? According to the creators: - Dual boot Ubuntu mobile OS and Android - Fully integrated Ubuntu desktop PC when docked - Fastest multi-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage - 4.5in 1,280 x 720 HD sapphire crystal display - 8mp low-light rear camera, 2mp front camera - Dual-LTE, dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4, NFC - GPS, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer - Stereo speakers with HD audio, dual-mic recording, Active Noise Cancellation - MHL connector, 3.5mm jack - Silicon-anode Li-Ion battery - 64 x 9 x 124mm And, if you are more into the whole ”pictures does a better job at explaining than words”, here is the video.
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