BQ‘s Aquaris E4.5 Android version gone for sell in Spain with a price €149.90. Now, the Ubuntu Edition has been announced and will cost 169.90 Euros. It will in available Europe, including 3 Sweden, amena.com, giffgaff, and Portugal Telecom are all offering SIM bundles at purchase.
The world’s first Ubuntu smartphone – the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition will be available across Europe from BQ.com through a series of Flash Sales over the coming weeks. The date, time and URL for the first Flash Sale will be announced through Ubuntu and bqreaders on Twitter as well as Ubuntu G+ and Ubuntu Facebook within the next week.
Jane Silber, CEO at Canonical comments; “The launch of the first Ubuntu smartphones is a significant milestone. The new experience we deliver for users, as well as the opportunities for differentiation for manufacturers and operators, are a compelling and much-needed change from what is available today. We’re excited that a rising star like BQ has recognised this opportunity and is helping us make it a reality.”
The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone has a 4.5-inch (540×960 pixels) touchscreen display and houses an 8 MP rear camera with dual-LED flash, while there is a 5 MP front-facing camera is also available. It is powered by a MediaTek chipset with a 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor, aided by 1GB of RAM. It has 8GB of internal storage, and the handset comes with dual-SIM support.