Technology

A truly converging environment

Using the multi-platform toolkit Qt, the power of KDE Frameworks and the flexibility of Plasma Shell, Plasma Mobile is built with technology which is equally at home on the desktop and touch based devices.

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KWin and Wayland make a smooth mobile experience

Wayland is the next-generation protocol for delivering cutting-edge interfaces which are silky smooth. KWin is the battle-tested window manager which implements Wayland, delivering a polished and reliable experience on both the desktop and mobile devices.

Proudly not invented here

Plasma Mobile combines many powerful software tools from established projects to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. The software chosen is reliable and of the highest quality, and we are proud to pass that quality to you and share the spotlight with these excellent projects.
libHybris provides ARM-driven graphics, DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) provides Intel graphics. Voicecall by NemoMobile is a quality Qt-driven dialer, Ofono provides our telephone solution, OHM allows us to track hardware status, Telepathy offers many communication utilities, and Pulseaudio drives the Plasma Mobile sound system.

Learn about libHybris
Learn about Direct Rendering Manager
Learn about Voicecall
Learn about Ofono
Learn about OHM
Learn about Telepathy
Learn about Pulseaudio

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Customizable

Being based on the most open and flexible technology available means you can truly make your phone your own. Add widgets, change colors, themes, fonts and much, much more.