Ubuntu Edge: Mobile phone with 128 GB of memory and 4 GB of RAM via Croudsourcing

Powerful and cheaper than iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4 to the new Ubuntu Be Edge. Ubuntu founder Shuttleworth engages an unconventional financing model: He wants to fund the smartphone by Croudsourcing, ie anyone can participate and it should also, because this smartphone and PC in one device. The Ubuntu Edge is dual-booting and can be used with Ubuntu Phone OS as well as Android be started, so can be by connecting to a monitor, the phone turn into a full-fledged PC.

Ubuntu Edge

The open source software Ubuntu wanted always be more than one operating system. Ubuntu is a vision: Users can decide on technical innovations. not Apple, which would prefer to enclose the high-security vault of a bank the source code of its iPhone and not Samsung with its Galaxy S4. no, the user should decide, what brings the smartphone and so is the first open-source smartphone „Ubuntu Edge“ be something very great and very different: twice as much memory (128 GB) such as the iPhone 5, twice as much RAM (4 GB) like the Galaxy S4, more powerful batteries, dual-booting, with sapphire crystal display and stereo headphones and all cheaper than the devices of the top dogs Samsung and Apple (see table below). The Ubuntu Edge can be started with Ubuntu Phone OS and Android and can be converted by connecting to a monitor in a full-fledged PC. „Ubuntu Edge is the ultimate Konvergenzegrät and provides the existing concepts for PCs and Smartphones to the test“, says Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Canonical. to the smartphone and PC in one device 695 U.S. dollar cost, and in May 2014 come on the market.

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Ubuntu Edge Teaser Promo

In order to make the vision a reality, Shuttleworth is an increasingly popular financing model forming a: Crowdsourcing. The aim of the Crowdsourcing-Kampagne auf Indiegogo is, until 21. August 32 Million dollars for a limited production run of 40.000 Ubuntu Edge devices to collect. According to Canonical also the Bloomberg news agency has a contingent of equipment 80 involved copies and currently are staggering already met 11'201'500 Dollar. Nevertheless, the project needs all the support it can get, the day only a few are open until the end date, um weitere 20 Millionen Dollar zu sammeln. Wer also heute 695 Dollars using, gets in May 2014 sent a brand-new Ubuntu Edge. In the case, that 32 Not come together millions, get the crowdsourcing investors their use of 695 Dollar refunded, Canonical promises.

Ubuntu Edge Apple iPhone 5 Samsung Galaxy S4
Mobile OS Dual-boots Android and Ubuntu Mobile iOS Android
Desktop OS Ubuntu Desktop No No
RAM 4GB 1GB 2GB
Internal storage 128GB 64GB 16GB
Screen 720 x 1,280, 4.5 inches 640 x 1,136, 4 inches 1,080 x 1,920, 5 inches
Protection Sapphire Glass Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Connectivity Dual-LTE, GSM LTE, GSM LTE, GSM
Speakers Stereo Mono Mono
Battery Silicon anode Li-ion Li-ion Li-ion
price $695 $849* $750**

So friends, Just go ahead and secure an Ubuntu Edge, because this would finally truly an innovation in the currently stagnant smartphone market! Who the project, in any kind always wants to co-finance, click on the following widget: