Canonical is a manufacturer offering software running on multiple devices, including desktops, servers, and smartphones. It is the creator of the Ubuntu operating system. In the past few years, Canonical has worked extensively mad software, which enables running the same applications on the phone / tablet, as well as on a notebook or desktop.
Now Canonical unveiled first tablet that will support the function of Convergence. Meet BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Edition.Tablet M10 supports mobile applications, and also allows you to connect a keyboard, mouse and external monitor. After connecting the additional accessories user receives a desktop interface and support for desktop applications. BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition was created by the Spanish company BQ, which is now one of the few companies engaged in the placing on the market of smartphones running Ubuntu. Components of the tablet are not particularly impressive but the most attention is drawn here Convergence mode. With the side stage you tablet BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition can work in two applications at the same time, of course, in the tablet mode, as in the desktop version is still standard. In fact, to change the user interface of the mobile on the desktop only thing I belong to do is connect the mouse and keyboard via Bluetooth. The change takes place automatically which is a very interesting solution. BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition automatically detects whether it is in roaming mode or are stationary. And now a very important piece of information for users of smartphones running Ubuntu – the function described above is also be available on smartphones, but this title tablet will be offered with full support for Convergence. Probably many of you came to mind mode Continuum developed by Microsoft, which also can transform a smartphone device to a more comfortable work. But in my opinion the function developed by Canonical is much more advanced, yet comfortable to use – requires no additional dock only accessories. And for advancement may even provide an opportunity to work on two applications. BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition sales debut in March of this year. At the moment it has not yet disclosed the suggested retail price. For performance BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition will be responsible MediaTek MT8163A – 64-bit SoC złożonyz four cores based on ARM architecture Cortex-A53, which has a clock frequency of 1.3 GHz. The CPU will be supported by 2 GB of RAM, and the data warehouse will provide 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by using a microSD card reader (up to 64 GB). Display with a diagonal of ten inches (10.1 ") has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and IPS technology. BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is also equipped with 8-megapixel main camera with autofocus, but without LED Illuminates LED, stereo front speakers and output microHDMI. For energy efficiency in the tablet is responsible battery with a capacity of 7280 mAh