Google's Nexus 5 is already a convergent mobile thanks to Ubuntu Phone

Nexus 5

Currently there is no possibility of buying a device with Ubuntu Phone, however that cannot be purchased does not mean that such a terminal cannot be purchased. The other option we have is to install Ubuntu Phone ourselves on the Android terminal. By this method, the range of Ubuntu Phone devices is greatly increased thanks to the UBPorts project.

Recently, the project leader, Marius Gripsgård announced an update on the Nexus 5 that made the device fully functional with Ubuntu Phone, but not only that but it had the latest Ubuntu Touch for mobiles, that is, the famous Convergence.

Thus, we can say that the Nexus 5 together with the Nexus 4 are the only Google devices that have that experience and with the possibility of carrying a complete computer on your mobile.

Nexus 5 can now be used as a computer with Ubuntu as well as mobile

But the Nexus 5 is not the only mobile that has received updates regarding its version of Ubuntu Phone. The Fairphone 2 also has a new version that fixes call problems, leaving only the GPS to solve. Something that the UBPorts leader himself warns that it will be something easy to do. The same goes for OnePlus One, a terminal that also has a new version of Ubuntu Phone and that corrects problems that were in basic functions.

These changes made to the Nexus 5 as well as the Fairphone or the OnePlus One are now available through the official UBPorts repositories, so if you have a Nexus 5 with Ubuntu Phone, you can update it.

The year 2017 has already begun and at the moment we do not know anything about new terminals or new functions, something that produces bad feelings for many, but I really believe that it is due to new launches. In any case, as long as UBPorts is there, there will be new mobiles with Ubuntu Phone Do not you think?

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