Earlier this year, Canonical announced a mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system for smartphones. According to the company, the new rival iOS and Android users to bring all the things that were on the desktop, so the user is the difference between the mobile and desktop version of Ubuntu will be minimal, and the transition – “seamless.”
It is interesting that when you create a phone for Ubuntu developers have made sure that this platform can run all device drivers written for Android, that is, on smartphones with the Windows OS can run and develop Canonical.
The other day on the internet was posted review Ubuntu, running on a Galaxy Nexus. It is a preliminary version of the new operating system, which also runs on non-optimized hardware.
Ubuntu for smartphones can offer a number of unique features. So, it is not the usual lock screen and home button are not used and the key back. Instead, the operating system widely used of the screen, providing access to all kinds of content and services. Appears on the desktop “relevant” content, ie data, the most commonly used gadget owner. And on page People can find a friend. In this case, Ubuntu will tell which of them are online and talk about updates in the most popular social networks, including Facebook.
Hands on Ubuntu Mobile on Galaxy Nexus smartphones :