A New Ubuntu Phone Will Become Available Later This Year

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 is taking place right now and so, a lot of new information about the future Ubuntu systems get revealed in this period.

After announcing that the code name of Ubuntu 15.10 will be Wily Werewolf, Mark Shuttleworth has also announced that a new Ubuntu phone will be released this year, its vendor being still unknown for now.

According to Mark, the new Ubuntu phone will bring the converged desktop, permitting the users to get a PC experience when a monitor is plugged.

As a reminder, Canonical targets to use Unity 8 and Mir on the desktop version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which should be the first convergence-ready Ubuntu system.

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