Overview of SailfishOS (with some patches) on the F(x)tec Pro1 hwkb phone

The successful Indiegogo campaign for the F(x)tec Pro1x ends in 40 hours, and I got some feedback that the humble videos below have been helpful for people before deciding whether they’d purchase one or not, so I thought it might be useful to have them posted here too for the SFOS community. I’m not very active here, I’m more a TMO or TJC user, so I hope that’s fine to post videos here, else please just delete the post.

The device is currently available at 527€ ($639) plus shipping (EU VAT included) if you get the “secret” XDA perk that the token in this URL unlocks. That is less than a Pro1, and to me after one year of use, this device is a worthy successor of the N900. Shipping planned for March 2021.

There are two videos. One shows what can be done with LXC containers running full Linux desktop environments within SailfishOS:

The other compares Ubuntu Touch and SailfishOS (so far still my favorite). You all know SFOS very well but it can be nice to see how well it works on Pro1, and compare with an alternate Mobile Linux OS:

Hopefully this helps getting a better idea of the quality of the community port made by TheKit, Piggz and MisterMagister for the Pro1.

I am not sponsored and my history on TMO or TJC shows I just am an early user and have been following that since it was just a distant project.


Those videos are really tempting. If there only was a decent LCX-Android container as AlienDalvik does it on official devices.

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thanks for sharing those videos @Kabouik, really nice!

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