Currently, the Linux based OS Ubuntu is the most ever successful Linux distribution and it is also regarded as one of the most consumer-friendly versions of an alternative operating system to the Windows on the Personal Computers.
But, The Ubuntu Inc.’s approach to the current mobile market is quite unique and smart too. Ubuntu has got some plans to build some smart phones, which are powerful enough to double as the desktop replacements. And this means that the core operating system of an Ubuntu phone is going to have two aspects – in the phone mode it could be like most other smart phones with some apps and all of the expected functionality that users always want from a mobile device. Then, connect an Ubuntu phone to any monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse, and as soon as it can transform into a whole full-featured desktop running on the Ubuntu OS.
The Ubuntu Touch platform is really aiming for that specific singularity, which many people foresee with the mobile devices eventually replacing the desktops and the notebooks and the hardware specifications on most of the smart phones nowadays is approaching that of a PC's just only about a few years ago.