BQ Aquaris M10, the Ubuntu Tablet That Turns into a PC is now available
Based on the Android-powered BQ Aquaris M10, an Ubuntu Linux tablet was up for pre-orders in the last week of March from BQ’s online store. BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is the first tablet to run the mobile version Ubuntu Linux operating system natively, which is called internally Ubuntu Touch. This tablet offers a different experience among the numerous iOS, Android and Windows devices that are available in the market.
The BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition started shipping to early adopters at the end of first week of April. However, as of April 18, 2016, Canonical is happy to announce that the pre-order period has ended, and anyone can now purchase the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet.
“Last month we announced that the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet was available as a pre-order bundle. This time round, we’re pleased to let you know that it’s available to buy now,” said Amrisha Prashar, Marketing and Social Media Manager at Canonical.
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is Canonical’s first-ever Ubuntu converged device that turns into a full-fledged personal computer running the Ubuntu Linux operating system that allows you to switch between using a mobile device, or a desktop computer, when you plug in an external display, keyboard, and mouse. The tablet can also be attached to an external display. It is easy to carry and offers the same Unity desktop experience as a laptop with Ubuntu preloaded.