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Ubuntu coming to high-end smartphones during 2014

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by on December 11, 2013 4:38 am
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Ubuntu phone now being guided by an advisory group

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, has revealed that the company has signed its first agreement to ship Ubuntu on high-end phones. The mobile version of the Linux-based OS will be offered on smartphones during 2014.

Ubuntu phone now being guided by an advisory group

Canonical notes these carriers will have “access to early information about Ubuntu and device manufacturer plans to support the OS, as well as the opportunity to be a launch partner for Ubuntu on smartphones.” This still gives Canonical control of Ubuntu, but allows for carriers to relay their feedback directly to the source.