First Ubuntu phones coming this year from China’s Meizu and Spain’s Bq | VentureBeat | Mobile | by Devindra Hardawar 

After a failed crowdfunding campaign last year, Ubuntu parent company Canonical is taking a more traditional approach with its first mobile devices.

Canonical announced today that it’s partnering with China-based Meizu and Spain-based Bq to build the first Ubuntu Mobile devices, which will run the “latest hardware” and will be available by the end of the year.