The Volla Phone 22 sets a new standard for convenience, design and performance. It combines the unique ease of use with uncompromising respect of privacy through an independent, open source operating system. The device has a 48 megapixel camera with wide-angle option, 128 GB internal memory, 8-core processor with MediaTek HyperEngine technology and a removable battery. You can get the device pre-installed with Ubuntu Touch or as a 2nd operating system with the unique multi-boot feature of Volla OS.

Features & Usability

Media and communication State: Active

Automated Usability (beta)

Boots and runs well, essential features work correctly. It can be used as a mobile device running Ubuntu Touch OS. Recommended for advanced users.

  • Camera:

  •  Flashlight
  •  Photo
  •  Video
  •  Switching between cameras
  • Cellular:

  •  Carrier info, signal strength
  •  Data connection
  •  Dual SIM functionality
  •  Incoming, outgoing calls
  •  MMS in, out
  •  PIN unlock
  •  SMS in, out
  •  Change audio routings
  •  Voice in calls
  •  Volume control in calls
  • GPU:

  •  Boot into UI
  •  Hardware video playback
  • Network:

  •  Bluetooth
  •  Flight mode
  •  Hotspot
  •  NFC
  •  WiFi
  • Sensors:

  •  Automatic brightness
  •  Fingerprint reader
  •  GPS
  •  Proximity
  •  Rotation
  •  Touchscreen
  • Sound:

  •  Earphones
  •  Loudspeaker
  •  Microphone
  •  Volume control
  • USB:

  •  MTP access
  •  ADB access

Confirmed, depending on the maintenance

Not Working

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Working to some extent but with issues

Global Issue

Issue is not specific to this device

Release channels

This device gets updates through these channels, learn more about OTA updates

Ubuntu Release
Release Date
Xenialdevel2022-11-27/227-11-2022Daily built development releases
Xenialrc2022-W4722-11-2022Testing before the next stable release
XenialstableOTA-2422-11-2022Stability over newer features (recommended)

Volla Phone 22


CPUOcta-core ARM (2x Cortex-A75 @ 2.0 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8 GHz cores)
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G85, MT6769Z
GPUARM Mali-G52 MC2 @ 1000 MHz, 2 cores
Storage128 GB, eMMC
Memory4 GB, LPDDR4X @ 1800 MHz
Android Version11.0
Battery4500 mAh, Li-Polymer
Display6.3" IPS, 1080 x 2340 (410 PPI), V-notch, Rounded corners
Rear Camera48MP (f/1.8, 1440p30 video) + 8MP (ultra wide-angle / macro lens), PDAF, LED flash
Front Camera16MP
Dimensions157.5 mm x 75 mm x 10.4 mm
Weight210 g
Release dateJuly 2022