More Android Vendors Said To Be Eyeing Ubuntu Phones This Year
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 10 February 2016 at 08:50 AM EST. 37 Comments
A greater number of Android smartphone/tablet vendors are said to be eyeing Ubuntu Phone for new devices later this year.

In an interview published this morning by The Register, Canonical CEO Jane Silber talked about their communications with more (unnamed) Android vendors and supposedly seeing some other vendors offering Ubuntu Phone products later in 2016.

Here are some of the highlights:
The Linux shop has received commitments from Android smartphone and tablet makers to ship devices using its Linux with devices “later this year.”

Chief executive Jane Silber told The Register: “We are talking to them [Android OEM partners] regularly and many will be shipping Ubuntu phones. There’s a lot of interest from these folks in supporting another platform.”
You can read more over on The Register.
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