Ubuntu editions of phones OnePlus One and Fairphone 2 they receive this new feature that will allow them to use Bluetooth devices to hold conversations during calls. This feature will be extended later to other handsets like the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus 3 and the Nexus 5X and will be maintained with the collaboration of other companies.
This project has been carried out through the work done in Ubports, Created by Marius Gripsgård, in an attempt to bring the Ubuntu Touch system to all possible terminals. It, in addition to supporting the terminals we mentioned, have included its peripherals and those of the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 and the OnePlus X, among others.
The number of devices that support Canonical’s mobile operating system is growing. At the moment, Ubuntu Touch is able to run, thanks to the Gripsgård project, on terminals OnePlus One, OnePlus X, Nexus 5 and Fairphone 2. the them Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 the system is capable of booting, but not running the graphical user environment.
Of the devices we have mentioned, the first are the ones that are receiving the most support and this is evident in the improvements they and their peripherals receive. In addition to including support for making calls through yours handset Bluetooth, have been carried out multiple improvements in the support of its components, Such as voice calls, sound system or Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
The latest version of Ubport they are running is 5.1, which is corresponds to the Android 5.1 Lollipop system base. At the moment there are still improvements to be made in this system, such as GPS or camera support on both the OnePlus One and the Fairphone 2. The good news is that it is expected to incorporate the improvements very soon through and an OTA update for all these terminals that will arrive in about two weeks.