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Re: Ubuntu at MWC in Barcelona



Just a quick personal post from my side. I used the Meizu MX4 with
touch as my main phone for a long time and I really didn't think it
was bad; I actually consider it a really decent phone. I was always a
bit puzzled when I saw people mentioning how unreliable Ubuntu Touch
was in some cases in comparison to others. Sure, it wasn't perfect,
but my Android phone had very similar issues. The Sony Xperia Z I used
before was sluggish, applications sometimes hanged, had issues getting
GPS location and data was sometimes unreliable - same things, some
maybe just happening a little bit less frequently. But for me I never
really felt this huge gap some people were mentioning, but maybe I'm
not really a very demanding user. Even the lack of applications didn't
really bother me, as I had everything I used on an Android phone (but
I must confess that I don't really use too many of those).

Maybe when someone was part of the initiative creating a phone
operating system you tend to get more tolerant of issues, since you
know what a big and complicated venture this is. I'll never know for


On 3 March 2017 at 18:04, Matthias Apitz <guru@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Friday, 3 March 2017 16:54:40 CET, Paul Tait <paultait22@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Don't get me wrong, overall this is the best phone that I have ever owned
>> I just wish it was reliable. However it didn't gain the traction that it was
>> intended to and that Canonical wanted. That is at least partly to do with
>> the countless bugs and bad reviews. The phone (the E4.5 at least) is beset
>> with unsolved/unsolvable problems that make it almost useless as a phone.
>> ...
> We.must have.either completely different use cases, or different phones.
> matthias, writing from an E4.5
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Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak
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