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Necuno presents a mobile with Linux operating system and KDE Plasma desktop



Necuno presents a mobile with Linux operating system and KDE Plasma desktop


Generally when we buy a mobile, we opt for the operating system iOSpresent only in the devices of Manzanaor by the operating system Android, present in the vast majority of mobile devices in the world. Although there have been other systems such as Windows Phonecurrently the two big ones are the first mentioned, but now necuno wants to take a twist and add a fourth system based on Linux.

The necuno Mobile would be a smartphone 5.5 inches with a processor quad-corealuminum body, and total commitment to the philosophy Open Sourcestarting with the kernel Linux 4.14 LTS. Choosing this philosophy Open Source This means that, although some components require closed source firmware such as Wi-Fi or LTE modules, these components do not have access to memory, so technically there is no need to suffer from them.

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For now there is no availability date, prices, or an apparent final hardware configuration due to the incomplete information that we can find on its website, but what is clear is that lovers of Open Source will find here an attractive device if its price is competitive, because it really it’s not going to be a powerful device if we take into account that your processor ARM® Cortex®-A9 NXP i.MX6 Quad dates from 2012although with a guaranteed support until 2029 and the vast amount of documentation available, necuno he thinks he is the perfect model.