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Ubuntu Touch Is Now Finally Available as 64-Bit ARM Images for Ubuntu Phones

After announcing last week an updated Ubuntu Touch Installer that adds support for the OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, and Sony Xperia X Android smartphones as Ubuntu Phones, UBports has released today 64-bit ARM images of Ubuntu Touch for the Sony Xperia X and OnePlus 3 and 3T phones for a faster and more optimized experience. Until now, Ubuntu Touch was running in 32-bit mode on all supported devices, even if they had a 64-bit ARM processor, which most of them have. Devices running in 64-bit mode are capable of launching apps faster, as well as to use more CPU features. However, apps also need to be compiled for 64-bit for a full-fledged experience.