[kwlug-disc] Psst... Want to buy a phone (from Ubuntu)?

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Mon Jul 22 12:46:40 EDT 2013


On 22/07/13 12:39, L.D. Paniak wrote:
> Of possible interest to the list:
>
> Looks like Ubuntu is crowdsourcing their phone project:
>
> http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ubuntu-edge
>
> The specs are definitely top-end: fast multi-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 128GB
> flash, "only" 720p sapphire screen.
>
> One can snag one in the next 24 hours for $600(USD?)+shipping - after
> that, $830 per phone. Expect delivery next May. Notably, it comes with a
> 28 day money-back guarantee.

Setting aside the lens issue with Ubuntu, the 720p screen is a 
head-scratcher... With so many high DPI small screens available, it 
seems like an odd choice.

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