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Canonical adjusts Ubuntu Edge price to reboot $32M crowdfunding drive

08/08, 12:59pm

Price drop of Ubuntu smartphone caused through component negotiations

Canonical has adjusted its seemingly-underperforming crowdfunding campaign for an Ubuntu-powered smartphone for a second time, after a significant drop in new pledges. The company has removed the tiered prices of its first change, and now offers the Ubuntu Edge smartphone at a cost of $695 instead of its full $830 price, in an attempt to achieve its $32 million target.

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