BQ Aquaris E4.5: here is the first Ubuntu smartphone for Europe

Finally the long awaited news regarding the arrival on the European market of the first smartphone with Ubuntu Touch operating system has arrived.

Apparently from next week it will be possible to buy the BQ Aquaris E4.5 smartphone with Ubuntu Touch operating system, directly on the official website of the BQ or on the Canonical website.

BQ Aquaris E4.5

The announcement of the availability and the arrival on the market of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 smartphone, was released to the general public by a few minutes with two tweets, one directly from the official profile of the @BQ and one on the profile @ubuntu:

Well now we know that this smartphone exists and that it will arrive in our pockets. But with what technical specifications will this smartphone present itself before us? We just have to find out together below.

BQ Aquaris E4.5 features:

  • Screen: from 4.5 inches
  • SOC: MediaTek
  • CPU: Cortex A7 Quad-Core from 1.3GHz per core
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • ROM: 8 GB expandable through microSD
  • Rear camera: from 8 megapixel equipped with a BSI sensor, dual LED flash and autofocus
  • Front camera: from 5 megapixel
  • Dual-Sim Support
  • OS: Ubuntu Touch

This is the basic information we have all been waiting for. Now we can move on to spending a few words also on the operating system, which will animate the BQ Aquaris E4.5 smartphone, that is Ubuntu Touch.

The version of Ubuntu Touch that will animate this smartphone, has been optimized and prepared to give the best of itself. One of the main features is the fact that the whole platform Ubuntu Touch will support HTML 5 as standard. Among the basic applications we find Twitter, eBay, Yelp, Amazon and through applications developed by third parties there will also be Spotify and Dropbox.

How much will the BQ Aquaris E4.5 smartphone cost?

BQ Aquaris E4.5, ie the first smartphone with Ubuntu Touch will be marketed for only 170 € or better 169.90 €.

I would say that for the moment this is all, keep on following us closely for other news and details.

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