After all the fuss over the non-launch of Ubuntu OS for phones we now have details from Canonical regarding the minimum oomph your handset will need to run the OS.
Although the initial images released will only be for the Galaxy Nexus, with the source also being released it won’t be long before it gets ported to other devices. So what do you need under the bonnet? The list below shows what is required.
Entry level Ubuntu smartphone
Processor architecture: 1Ghz Cortex A9
Memory: 512MB – 1GB
Flash storage: 4-8GB eMMC + SD
No desktop convergence
High-end Ubuntu “superphone”
Processor architecture: Quad-core A9 or Intel Atom
Memory: Min 1GB
Flash storage: Min 32GB eMMC + SD
Desktop convergence (experience full Ubuntu desktop when phone is docked)
Source : Ubuntu Vibes