Meizu start selling Pro 5 smartphone with Ubuntu




Meizu will provide its Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition next week. The smartphone was released last year with Android and has the same soc as the Samsung Galaxy S6. The Ubuntu version costs 331 euros, excluding VAT and import costs.

Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition On the product page Meizu shows the message that the smartphone will soon be on sale, but who register to receive more information receive an e-mail containing a link to where the equipment offered is. The shop says to start delivering within seven days.

It involves the gold version with 32GB storage space, equipped with 3GB RAM. It also announced a version with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of flash storage, but which can not be found on the website. The 32GB version has an MSRP of $ 369, or 331 euros. That does not include tax and import charges. With tax and customs duties would amount to a total of approximately 410 euros.

Meizu and Canonical announced the Ubuntu Edition 5 Pro together in February at. It is the most powerful Ubuntu smartphone until now. It is notable that support for Convergence seems to be missing. The device has a 5.7 ​​”-oledscherm with 1920×1080 pixels and an Exynos 7420-octacore-soc. Last year, the device was released with Android and earlier in April the new Meizu Pro 6 also with Android presented . Whether there in the future an Ubuntu version is not yet known.


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