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The Ubuntu Phone shares a lot with its Linux cousin Android, but it will have big differences, too.
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The Ubuntu home screen

The Ubuntu Phone hardware won't have a home button, and they made some changes to the home screen, too.
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You've got messages

We weren't able to get our hands on the phone itself, but a Canonical representative took us on a tour of it. This is what the incoming messages pane looks like.
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Photos on Ubuntu

The Pictures app offers a different take on displaying on-board images from Android or iOS.
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Switch apps from the edge

You can switch apps by swiping in from the edge. In fact, the Ubuntu phones will have all four edges "active," as in Windows 8.
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