Ubuntu Smartphones may arrive in October

Ubuntu SmartphonesSoon Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Windows Phone 8 won’t be the only platforms running on smartphones available on the market, according to reports smartphones that are specifically designed and built to run the Ubuntu mobile operating system are going to start shipping in October this year.

The information comes from Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth, according to the man behind the company, Ubuntu for smartphones will also hit a couple of “large geographic markets”.

App developers and Ubuntu enthusiasts will have access to the Linux-driven OS as early as the end of this month when Canonical is going to release a special ROM for the Galaxy Nexus.

[Source: GSM Arena]