Re: [OxLUG] Flagship phones are clearly getting cheaper...

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Author: Kevin Carmody
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To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Flagship phones are clearly getting cheaper...
I had a play with one the other week. It's not bad, but kinda felt like
more or a souped-up feature phone than a full on smartphone.

Scopes were pretty cool.

On 19 August 2015 at 11:30, Paul Moore <> wrote:

> This review
> http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phones/ubuntu-phone-1139670/review
> says that the UI is good, but they "wouldn't recommend Ubuntu Phone for
> people who just want an easy life." That won't be a problem for people who
> run Ubuntu (I wonder if the phone starts up with "A system error has
> occurred - OK/Cancel").
>
> The idea of Scopes looks interesting - the tutorial page at
> https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/scopes/tutorials/ gives examples in C++
> and Go.
>
> Looks like something to watch.
>
>
> No, but it looks interesting from a development perspective -
>
> On 18/08/15 17:28, Tim Pizey wrote:
>
>> To bring this back on topic: has anyone considerfed the ubuntu phone?
>>
>> Tim
>>
>> On 18 August 2015 at 16:23, David Newman <> wrote:
>>
>>> I got a 4G Android phone from China for £50. Ordered on eBay, received a
>>> few weeks later.
>>>
>>> On 18/08/15 09:32, Phil Armstrong wrote:
>>>
>>>> Apropos our conversation on Friday - Moto X for £270:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B012W8XE6E
>>>>
>>>> (OK, the Moto Style is going to be the flagship, but I paid nearly that
>>>> much for my not anywhere near top-off-the-line at the time Nexus 4...)
>>>>
>>>> Phil
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>
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