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Roadmap
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This page describes the plan about Plasma Mobile development from a
high-level viewpoint. Day-to-day development and planning is done in KDE's
Phabricator system.

Milestones
----------

We have defined a number of Milestones which will be followed "mostly"
in this order. You can follow the process in more detail on the [Plasma
Mobile Workboard](https://phabricator.kde.org/project/view/28/).

### Plasma Mobile 0.1 "Prototype" (finished) ###

The Plasma Mobile prototype shows the viability of Plasma on a handheld
device. The prototype boots a reference device, it is able to make phone
calls, select contacts from an address book and contains partly
functional outlook on how handset running Plasma could look like. [Plasma Mobile 0.1](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auuQA0Q8qpM) provides:

* Phone stack definition (libhybris if necessary, Frameworks 5 and
   Plasma on top)
* Basic proof-of-concept Plasma Shell providing the handset UI,
   including:
    * App launcher
    * Draggable top panel
    * Task switcher
    * Settings application
    * Proof-of-concept set of apps

### Plasma Mobile 1.0 "Feature Phone" (WIP) ###

Plasma Mobile 1.0 provides an end-user ready experience with a minimal,
useful feature set. This includes the underlying OS and plumbing layers,
a workspace to launch and manage apps, some basic system functions to
set up the network, show connection status, etc. Functions that Plasma Mobile 1.0
should provide:

*  Answering and initiating phone calls
*  Contacts / address book
*  Sending and receiving SMS, possibly other IM service as well 
*  Input: good virtual keyboard with several layouts support, localization and right-to-left layouts support
*  Hardware functions
    * Volume control
    * Network control (wifi and Mobile), incl. airplane mode
* Basic settings
    * Language / Locale
    * Clock / Timezone
    * Ringtone / Notification sounds / Do-not-disturb
    * Mobile network functions and settings
        * Roaming
        * APN
        * Tethering
        * Data Limits
* Web browser with basic functions (possibly 3rd party)
* SDK: A software development kit allowing to hack on Plasma Mobile core and 3rd party apps
* Appstore, installing, updating and removing apps
* Photo / Video camera: allows recording photos and videos
* Image / photo gallery
* Video player

See [Plasma Mobile 1.0](https://phabricator.kde.org/project/profile/247/)

### Plasma Mobile 2.0 "Basic Smartphone" ###


Plasma Mobile 2.0 builds upon the basic functionality provided in 1.0,
and provides more functions:

* Personal Information Management
    * Email reading and sending
    * Calendar
    * Reminders
* Multimedia
    * Listening to audio / music
    * Mobile file manager
    * Accessing files through MTP (or equivalent protocol)
    * Applications ecosystem

See [Plasma Mobile 2.0](https://phabricator.kde.org/project/view/248/)

Plasma Mobile 3.0 "Featured Smartphone"
--------------------------------------
In the milestone we are going to work on the following features:
* Cloud storage integration
* Games
* Cool apps
* Working Android emulation