Ubuntu Aims To Raise $32 Million on Indiegogo

Ubuntu desktop users can pledge to get the Ubuntu Edge phone on Indiegogo, paying $830 for a new phone.

The ambitious campaign aims to raise $32 million on Indiegogo, and they have already raised over $3 million with 30 days to go. Here’s more about the mobile device:

We’re fascinated by converged computing, the idea that the smartphone in your pocket can also be the brain of the PC on your desk. We’ve shaped Ubuntu so you can transition seamlessly between the two environments … On day one, you’ll be able to launch the Ubuntu desktop from within Android using our existing Ubuntu for Android app. That integration is fully functional today, as you can see from this video.

Below, we’ve embedded a sample photograph of the smartphone. What do you think?