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Vixtel Unity Tries To Be An Android + Ubuntu Tablet

Ubuntu

Published on 10 May 2014 11:19 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Vixtel Unity is an Australian, corporate-focused effort to ship a tablet loaded with Ubuntu and Android to try to takeover where Canonical didn't with some of their tablet endeavors.

The reported Vixtel Unity tablet is to be a 10.1-inch Retina tablet, dual boots to Ubuntu and Android, supports keyboard connections, is backed by a quad-core processor, boasts 2GB of RAM, and provides 64GB of storage. The company informed us of their existence after we recently wrote on Phoronix about Canonical not actively working on Ubuntu for Android.

Given Vixtel Unity isn't a company we've heard much about and that they haven't sent over any products to be tested at Phoronix, we can't say much more about the product for the time being; in fact, it's not clear the product is even shipping at this time. Those wanting to learn more about this dual-booting Ubuntu + Android quad-core retina tablet can visit VixtelUnity.com.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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