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Canonical to launch Ubuntu tablet that can be used as a PC

Canonical is set to launch its first commercial tablet running the Ubuntu Operating System, allowing users to use as a PC as well – the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition.

The Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet features a 10.1-inch display and powered by a MediaTek MT8163A quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM. Aside from being just a tablet, the device can also be connected to an external display and Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, turning into a PC.


Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition specs:
10.1 inch multi-touch display
1.5Ghz MediaTek MT8163A quad-core CPU
16GB internal storage
MicroSD slot (up to 64GB)
8 megapixel AF rear camera
5 megapixel front camera
Frontal speakers
Micro HDMI slot
7280 mAh LiPo battery
Dimensions: 246 x 171 x 8.2mm

Pricing is yet to be announced but is expected to arrive in Q2.

source: Canonical

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. the mac user says:

    too late, have already switched to the mac.

  2. c says:

    ” 1.5Ghz MediaTek MT8163A quad-core CPU” won’t be good for computing intensive tasks like programming etc

  3. accel says:

    Just buy a reasonably-spec’d yet cheaper x86 tablet you could find online, slap Ubuntu into it and call it day.
    ARM is such a joke for productivity, even the server-grade ones.

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