First Ubuntu Phones Revealed at MWC 2014

BQ and Meizu unveiled the first prototypes of the forthcoming phones

By Marius Nestor on February 24th, 2014 21:38 GMT

The first Ubuntu phones are now being displayed at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2014 event, which takes place this week in Barcelona, Spain, between February 24-27.

Canonical announced last week that the forthcoming Ubuntu-powered phones will be manufactured by Chinese company Meizu and a Spanish phone designer and manufacturer named BQ.

The names of the two Ubuntu phones have been revealed today at MWC 2014, the BQ Aquaris and the Meizu MX3. Unfortunately, the prototype phones displayed at the Ubuntu booth in Barcelona have no operating system.

However, the Canonical employees are hard at work, showcasing the latest Ubuntu Touch software on a Google Nexus 5 phone. If you are in Barcelona, go to MWC and visit the spectacular Ubuntu booth, because those phones look really good. We will have more pictures tomorrow morning!
Meizu MX3 with Ubuntu Touch
   Meizu MX3 with Ubuntu Touch
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