Friday, February 13, 2015

BQ Aquaris E4.5: First Ubuntu Smartphone

BQ Aquaris E4.5 happens to be the first Ubuntu smartphone to have hit the market with Europe featuring the release via an online flash sale. The Spanish manufacturer BQ has taken the initiative and this release might just be a significant milestone as how the entire concept of mobile OS is being perceived. The specs sheet associated with this handset is detailed as follows:

OS, Hardware and RAM

BQ introduced first Ubuntu smart phone named BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition with good specifications. The phone comes with Ubuntu Touch operating system. It has MediaTek chipset. BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition powered by 1.3GHz  quad-core processor for fast performance. It has 1 GB RAM. Accelerometer and proximity sensors are used for screen rotations and screen lock.


BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is equipped with 4.5 Inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 540×960 pixels resolutions.


The BQ Aquaris E4.5 sports an 8MP primary camera unit with Dual-LED flash. For the selfie lovers, BQ Aquaris E4.5 has a 5MP front shooter acting as the secondary camera unit.

Storage and local connectivity

BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition offers 8 GB internal storage memory and also expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card to store videos and songs. The phone provide connectivity options like microUSB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 and A-GPS.

Network, SIM and Internet

BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is a dual SIM smart phone with dual standby option. The phone supports dual band GSM (900/1800 MHz) and single band WCDMA (2100 MHz). It allows 21 Mbps downloading speed and 5.76 Mbps uploading speed in 3G network.

Battery and Dimensions

BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition measures 137.00 x 67.00 x 9.00 dimensions and weights 123.00 gram. The phone runs on 2150mAh Li-Ion battery for long hours backup and talk time.

Ubuntu BQ Aquaris E4.5 Price:

Ubuntu BQ Aquaris E4.5 will go on sale at a price of €170 in Europe via through a series of flash sales. The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition will be around Rs. 12,000 in India.

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