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Pictures Of BQ's First Ubuntu Phone

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Published on 24 February 2014 12:21 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Last week we were in on the conference call announcing Ubuntu shipping on phones from two vendors in 2014 along with talk of other new Ubuntu phone goals. Now with Mobile World Congress having kicked off in Barcelona, we have a look at the first Ubuntu Phone set to debut later this year from BQ.

BQ, a Spanish phone manufacturer, is one of the first launch partners for Ubuntu on phones along with Chinese-based Meizu. BQ is sharing off their wares this week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Canonical is also there talking up their phone ambitions and trying to generate interest among vendors, carriers, and other stakeholders.

The BQ Aquaris is the company's first Ubuntu phone while the first Chinese Ubuntu phone from Meizu is the MX3. Those curious to see what the BQ and Meizu smart-phones looks like, CNET has posted some photos from MWC of this Ubuntu Phone.

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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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