Ubuntu smartphone OS for Android was fully unveiled in the start of the year. This specific release must be of interest to particularly those who like the Linux ecosystem. The mobile OS was showcased during CES in Las Vegas and has been under the spotlight many times. The developers have made tremendous progress ever since it was first talked about.
According to Mark Shuttleworth, CEO and founder, Canonical, Ubuntu smartphones will go on sale sometime later this year. The UK company publicized that a preview of the mobile OS for developers would be released on February 21. The preview is meant for advanced users and developers and will be out on the Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
If you’re excited about Ubuntu, go ahead and watch a demo of the OS functions and some new applications that can be developed for the platform. Developers will find it comparatively easy to port Ubuntu to present handsets. There are plans to offer support for other devices for everyday experimentation and testing.
Ubuntu’s move to the mobile space is seen as a new era for the UK based company. Ubuntu Smartphone OS is a gesture-heavy experience that relies heavily on HMTL5 as well as native apps. However, this is not a finalized code yet. Experience Ubuntu later this month, in Barcelona at Moblie World Congress.
Those developers previously creating HTML5 applications will find it easy to get support for Ubuntu. This release embarks on the doorstep of wider engagement for the community and the industry. The contributors, developers and partners can demand attention to the stylish mobile interface around.
If you have LG Nexus 4 or Samsung Galaxy Nexus, you will be able to experience Ubuntu OS on your device after February 21st.Ubuntu also has plans for union between devices like TV, mobile and desktop. Ubuntu 13.10 for PCs, due in October, will comprise of a complete opening experience for smartphone.