Monday, 4 April 2016

What BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet has to offer

Canonical announced its first ever tablet running on Ubuntu in MWC last month, and there is much to look for, for BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition. In this article, we have gathered some of the features for which you can make up your mind to buy one for yourself. 

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition

Convergence - The nicest thing BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition has to offer is the convergence. With Ubuntu Convergence, connecting your mouse and keyboard wirelessly to the tablet will transform it into a full-fledged Ubuntu desktop. You can then continue with your work or play some games there. You can even connect it to a TV screen or Monitor if you are particularly fond of larger screens. 

So, its like if you want to do some paintings or create a presentations and you think you need a mouse and keyboard, just connect it with your Ubuntu tablet wirelessly and enjoy your work.

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet comes pre-loaded with day-to-day softwares that you need, most of which are from Open Source community. You will get the Firefox browser to browse the web, dropbox to keep your files, LibreOffice - the major competitor to Microsoft Office for your spreadsheets and presentations, the open source messaging app Telegram, Twitter app, GIMP for photo editing, Gmail, YouTube and much more. 

Scopes - the unconventional way of keeping thing organised and giving you access to content and services without having to download individual apps. There are scopes for finding near by things ranging from restaurants to concerts and transportation. Another scope for music lovers, and much more. 

The hardware specifications for Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet includes 10.1 inch multi-touch screen running on MediaTek Quad Core 1.5 GHz processor. The tablet features a Full HD 1080p camera and is packed with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage that can be extended to 64GB using MicroSD card. There are frontal speakers and 5 mega pixel front camera for video calling and selfies. And this comes at a cost of just €259.90. Well, the hardware might not look great to you but it's the software that you should watch. Its the first free and open source Ubuntu powered tablet. Long live the freedom. 

What are your reasons to buy a Ubuntu Tablet? Tell us in the comments. 


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