In February 2021, KDE’s Plasma Mobile received an improved homescreen, new settings, and numerous app updates for a better Linux mobile experience. Here’s the rundown!
PINE64 selects Manjaro Linux ARM as the default operating system and KDE’s Plasma Mobile UI as default graphical interface for their PinePhone Linux phone.
The PinePhone Mobian Community Edition Linux smartphone is now available for pre-order starting at $149.99 USD from PINE64’s online store.
PinePhone Mobian Community Edition Linux phone will be available for pre-order on January 18th, 2021, powered by Debian GNU/Linux for embedded devices.
PinePhone KDE Community Edition Linux smartphone is now available for pre-order featuring KDE’s Plasma Mobile user interface by default. All orders will be shipped starting mid-January 2021.
The latest version of the UBports Installer for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system makes it easier to turn your OnePlus 2 Android smartphone into a versatile Linux phone.
Purism’s Librem 5 Linux phone has begun shipping to backers worldwide as an alternative to Android and iOS, powered by an open-source Linux operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux.
PINE64 and KDE Project announce the PinePhone KDE Community Edition Linux phone, powered by the Plasma Mobile UI. Pre-orders kick off on December 1st, 2020.
Ubuntu Touch OTA-14 has been released for all supported Ubuntu Phone devices with better support for the upcoming Volla Phone and Android 9 devices. All Linux phone owners must update their devices!
The upcoming Pro1 X Linux-powered smartphone launches on Indiegogo with the Android, Lineage OS or Ubuntu Touch operating systems. Here are the details!
The upcoming Ubuntu Touch OTA-14 software update for Ubuntu Phone devices is now available for public testing with better support for Android 9 devices. The final release is expected on November 4th, 2020.
KDE’s Plasma Mobile gets a new update that brings a new virtual keyboard, a revamped lock screen, a new Game Center app, and improvements to various other apps.
Purism has launched the Librem AweSIM unlimited privacy-centric cellular service for its Librem 5 Linux smartphone for $99 USD per month.
PINE64 has kicked off the pre-orders for the PinePhone Manjaro Edition Linux phone, which comes in two variants with 2GB and 3GB RAM. All orders will be shipped in early November 2020.
PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition will be available for pre-order in September with two variants starting at $149 USD, powered by Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux.
UBports’ Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 software update is now available for public testing. The final release is scheduled for September 4th with support for many new devices and performance improvements.
KDE’s Plasma Mobile UI for Linux phones scores a major update with new and updated applications, as well as various other enhancements. Coming soon to a Linux phone near you!
The PinePhone postmarketOS Community Edition Linux phone is now available for pre-order from PINE64 for $149 USD, along with a 3GB RAM version for $199 USD.
Mobian is an open source project that aims to bring the Debian GNU/Linux operating system to mobile devices. For now, the project allows you to install Debian on the PinePhone Linux phone from PINE64.
The PinePhone postmarketOS Community Edition will be available for pre-order in early July, shipping with the postmarketOS mobile operating system pre-installed and the GNOME-based Phosh user interface by default.