The world's first "Ubuntu loaded tablet" that can use full function of Ubuntu PC has appeared

Open source OS based on Linux "Ubuntu"First time tablet with"BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition"Will appear in March 2016. Although it is a 10-inch tablet, it can operate the same software as a PC, and it can be used in "PC mode" by connecting a keyboard and a mouse. It is a mobile terminal that can be switched to PC / tablet according to usage.

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Ubuntu OS is the world's first OS that can use the mobile-based interface and the full function of the PC on one terminal.

Tablet BQ with such Ubuntu BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition has become a terminal that transfers Ubuntu PC's function to a tablet as it is, and if you connect a mouse and a keyboard wirelessly, you can use the same function as PC PC mode "available. In addition, "tablet mode" has a multitasking function that can use two mobile applications simultaneously.

It looks like this in PC mode.

If you connect your tablet and monitor with HDMI, you can also use the monitor as a desktop PC.

All necessary applications such as SNS, Game, Browser, Mail, Development Environment are all included in the tablet.

The specifications of BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition are as follows.

display:10.1 inches multi touch screen
Processor:MediaTek Quad Core MT 8163 A (up to 1.5 GHz)
battery:7280 mAh Li-Po battery
Memory (RAM):2 GB
Internal storage:16 GB
camera:12 million pixels, autofocus, dual flash, full HD (1080p) video shooting
voice:Front speaker
External slot:MicroSD (up to 64 GB), Micro HDMI
size:246 × 171 × 8.2 mm
weight:470 g

It is also for enterprises, but high-end models are also available.

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition will be released in BQ's web store in the second quarter of 2016. Although the price is unknown, since the price of BQ Aquaris M10 (Android 5.1 Lollipop) which is already on sale is 229.90 euro (about 30,000 yen), it is expected to be close to this price.


in Hardware, Posted by darkhorse_log