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Forget flash sales: The first Ubuntu Phone is now available to buy all the time

Chris Hoffman | April 16, 2015
At least in Europe. Ubuntu Phone fans in other parts of the world still have to wait, but your patience could be rewarded with a much more capable device than BQ's initial Ubuntu Phone.

So, is it time to buy an Ubuntu phone if you live in the EU? Well, maybe--if you just can't wait, or you'd rather get a more inexpensive Ubuntu phone.

Linux geeks looking forward to Canonical's vision of convergence don't need to rush, though. Ubuntu phone doesn't yet offer the convergence features we're all looking forward to, like the ability to plug them into a larger display and have your phone power a full Linux desktop. We might have to wait a few years to see that up and running. For now, the big selling point of Ubuntu phone is its unique interface.

 

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