Spanish vendor, BQ has launched the first smartphones with Ubuntu OS in the Indian market, the Aquaris E4.5 and Aquaris E5 HD.
These devices will be selling at a price of Rs 11,999 and 13,499 respectively. Both offer dual SIM functionalities and will be shipped in Black and White colour variants.
The BQ Aquaris E5 HD comes with a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM.
It boasts a 13MP rear shooter with dual LED flash and BSI sensor and Largan lens. It also sports a 5MP front facing camera.
It comes with 16GB of internal storage capacity which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G (HSPA+), GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and FM radio. It measures 142x71x8.6mm, weighs 134 grams. It is juiced by a 2500mAH battery.
The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition on the other hand features a 4.5-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) resolution display with pixel density of 240ppi.
It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor (Cortex-A7) clocked at 1.3GHz, the handset includes a Mali 400 GPU for handling the graphics, coupled with 1GB of RAM.
The smartphone sports an 8MP rear camera with dual-LED flash and a BSI sensor and a 5MP front-facing camera.
Both the cameras feature interpolation or picture-stitching technology that allows users to take 13MP images with the rear camera, and 8MP images with the front-facing camera.
It has 8GB of inbuilt storage with microSD card expandability (up to 32GB card), the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition also offers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G (HSPA+), GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and FM radio connectivity options.
The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition measures 137x67x9mm, weighs 123 grams, is backed by a 2150mAh Li-Po battery.